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Save Mart partners with Forage and Flashfood to Enable EBT

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SAN FRANCISCO — Flashfood, powered by Forage, announced Wednesday that it has partnered with The Save Mart Companies.

The digital food waste company’s app is currently available at 44 Lucky banner stores in the greater San Francisco Bay Area and will soon expand to The Save Mart Companies’ entire footprint, which consists of 194 Save Mart, Lucky and FoodMaxx banner stores across California and Nevada.

The partnership allows the grocery company’s customers to select their desired store to pick up their order, choose available discounted items and pay for them through the Flashfood app. EBT payment capabilities are also built into the app for California customers, and Flashfood noted that it plans to add SNAP and EBT as a payment option in all of its retail partners by the end of 2024 in partnership with payments company Forage.

About Flashfood

Flashfood is an app-based marketplace that strives to eliminate retail food waste by connecting consumers with discounted food nearing its best-by date. The mobile app operates in over 1,600 grocery locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.Shoppers can buy items from grocery retailers through the Flashfood app and pick them up in-store at great prices while collectively reducing food waste.To date, Flashfood has diverted over 65 million pounds of food, saved shoppers over $170 million and more affordably fed hundreds of thousands of families.Flashfood is currently working with Meijer, Tops Friendly Markets, The GIANTCompany, Loblaw, Martin’s Markets, VG’s, Family Fare, Giant Eagle, Giant Food, Ren’s Pets, Save A Lot and Stop & Shop. Flashfood is a free app available on iOS and Android. For more information, please visit www.flashfood.com.

About Forage

Forage builds payments infrastructure that processes government benefits, starting with enabling merchants to accept SNAP EBT payments online, and allowing the 42 million Americans who receive government assistance to digitally purchase their groceries. Forage is the only USDA-approved third-party payment processor (TPP) that offers their partners best-in-class software combined with dedicated service, enabling complex government payments online and guiding retailers through USDA authorization. For more information visit www.joinforage.com.


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