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The center, which will be used as a bakery and distribution site, will be 50,000 square feet when complete and will create 30 new jobs.

There’s progress on Hy-Vee’s huge distribution center

And the retailer also announces health and wellness subscription service

Walls are up on Hy-Vee’s distribution center that is located right off I-35 in Cumming, Iowa.

The center, which will be used to run Lomar Distributing, a specialty products division of Hy-Vee, and will be 635,000 square feet when complete. The facility will support distribution centers in Chariton and Cherokee, Iowa.

The Cumming warehouse project was put on hold in April 2022 when Hy-Vee officials decided to include some strategic changes and cost-saving measures as the nation starting dealing with a troubled economy.

Hy-Vee, headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, also has announced the launch of Hy-Vee Healthy You, a new health and wellness subscription service designed by Hy-Vee dietitians to help individuals develop healthier lifestyles through personalized nutrition counseling, preventive health screenings and more. The subscription service is available across Hy-Vee’s eight-state region to individuals 18 and older. 

The  Hy-Vee Healthy You subscription includes the following:

  • Two 30-minute appointments per month with a Hy-Vee dietitian to discuss strategies to achieve individuals’ health and wellness goals
  • Unlimited access to Short & Sweat fitness videos (40+ episodes available)
  • On-Demand Freezer Meal Workshops
  • Wellness classes focused on trending nutrition topics, as well as product recommendations and recipes to incorporate into customers’ routines
  • Nutrition programs such as Healthy Habits Menus, Balancing Your Blood Sugar, Weight Management, etc.
  • Free registrations on wellness challenges
  • Hy-Vee dietitian private chat portal
  • Two free health screenings per year (at participating locations)

Hy-Vee has employed a team of registered dietitians for over 20 years to share nutritional resources within communities. The team offers in-store as well as virtual dietitian services allowing customers to work with a dietitian in the comfort of their own home. Also, select services are available in Spanish. The dietitian team also offers preventive health screenings for cholesterol, A1c and more. 

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