SEATTLE — Children are pushing produce sales at PCC Natural Markets here, through a Free Fruit for Kids program.
Every child who visits one of the chain's eight stores can choose a free single serving of fruit or a vegetable. Fruit is the most popular, especially berries, but about 20% of the time the children choose vegetables, especially carrots, avocados and tomatoes.
“This program gets kids to try something new,” said PCC spokeswoman Diana Crane. “And it makes kids