Greenpeace Ranks Whole Foods Market #1 For Seafood Sustainability

Greenpeace ranked us #1 again in their annual ranking of seafood sustainability at US supermarkets! It’s an honor to be recognized by Greenpeace for our seafood industry leadership. We work hard to set the bar high for responsible aquaculture and fishery practices and are committed to supporting the supplier partners who are on the water helping to maintain abundant fish populations and ecosystems for future generations.

A Spotlight on our 2014 Supplier Award Winners

Last night, we revealed the winners of our coveted annual Supplier Awards, our company’s highest honors for producer partners that embody our mission and core values. Out of thousands of Whole Foods Market suppliers nationwide, fewer than 50 have received one of these distinguished awards.

Two all-star producers earned our top “Supplier of the Year” award for outstanding all-around performance:


GMO Transparency: One-Year Update

It’s been a year since Whole Foods Market pledged to label products in our stores by 2018 so our customers can tell whether they contain GMOs (genetically modified organisms). In the last 12 months, we’ve made a lot of progress towards our goal of total GMO transparency and I’m excited to share that with you here.

Artificial Trans Fats Unacceptable at Whole Foods Market Since 2003

No Artificial Trans Fats Since 2003Want to avoid artificial trans fats? Shopping with us makes it easy because Whole Foods Market removed these unhealthy fats from all the food products we sell back in 2003.


Whole Foods Market Supports WA522

Will Vote For Food. We Say Yes on I-522.Joe Rogoff is the Pacific Northwest regional president, overseeing stores in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, a distribution center, and Select Seafood, a seafood facility.


We’re Celebrating our 365th Store with Giveaways Galore

365 Everyday Value logoWe’re always excited about opening a new store, but the store opening in Port Chester, New York on October 22nd is extra special. Why? Because it’s our 365th store!

11 Basic Ways to Shop If You’re Avoiding GMOs

Whole Foods Market® supports your right to know what’s in your food. We are diligently working with over 100,000 supplier partners to bring you full transparency in labeling GMO products in our stores by 2018. We have many non-GMO options in our stores now and will continue to add more. Here’s how to shop if you’re choosing to avoid GMOs. 


GMO: Your Right to Know

Whole Foods Market® is committed to full transparency when it comes to Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). By 2018 every product in our U.S. and Canadian stores will be labeled to indicate whether they include GMOs. In this video, Whole Foods Market team members, including Co-CEO Walter Robb and President A.C. Gallo, discuss the specifics of our GMO labeling initiative, as well as outline strategies that shoppers can use right now in our stores if they want to avoid purchasing products that contain GMOs.


UPDATE: Cattle Growth Promotants – New Development Unfolds

If you’ve been following the news closely over the last few weeks, you have probably heard about an interesting development in the beef industry.


Label GMOs: Yes on Washington’s 522

Joe Rogoff is the Pacific Northwest regional president, overseeing stores in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, a distribution center, and Select Fish, a seafood facility.



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