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The Official Whole Foods Market® Blog
June 29, 2015
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As has been reported in the media, our New York City stores are under investigation by the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) for weights-and-measures errors, such as those that cause improper price labeling on some of the products that are produced, packaged and labeled in our stores. We want to provide our customers with the following information.
June 11, 2015
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We have a new store concept! You’ll be able to shop for the same high-quality grocery staples, fresh produce, prepared foods and more in a new convenient smaller-store format and value-focused way.
November 6, 2014
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In our constant quest to make Whole Foods Market even better, we make a practice of consulting the real experts — our customers. That’s why shoppers are invited to join us for light snacks and good conversation Thursday November 13th, from 6pm – 8pm. #wfmwishlist
September 8, 2014
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Think you’re a cheese whiz? 90 Whole Foods Market cheesemongers proved they’re the best of the best by slicing their way through the rigorous third-annual American Cheese Society Certified Cheese Professional™ (CCP) Exam and passing.
May 19, 2014
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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.
April 23, 2014
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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:

June 14, 2013
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Walter Robb,co-CEO, shares our Revised Team Member Language Guidelines on behalf of the Whole Foods Market Leadership Network.

I'd like to begin this post with two statements regarding the recent incident involving two of our team members in one of our Albuquerque, New Mexico stores.

First, we sincerely apologize that a section of our handbook regarding team member interactions in the workplace was not clearly written, and for any misunderstandings or offense it has created. Its intention was to foster inclusion, not exclusion.

June 1, 2013
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The environmental group Greenpeace ranked Whole Foods Market #1 on their 2013 Seafood Sustainability Scorecard. Here’s why.
May 10, 2013
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We recently recognized the winners of our 2013 Supplier Awards at a special awards ceremony, spotlighting natural and organic non-perishable suppliers who best exemplify our mission and core values.

Our buyers and experts selected this year’s recipients out of the thousands of suppliers they work beside every day to bring products to market. Frontier Natural Products Co-op, a top supplier of organic herbs and spices, earned our highest honor of Supplier of the Year.

March 28, 2013
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With more than 340 stores (and counting!), we’ve got a lot of hidden gems out there. Get the story behind the store in this series. Maybe your store will be featured next!

March 27, 2013
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With over 340 stores (and counting!), we’ve got a lot of hidden gems out there. Get the story behind the store in this eight-store series. Maybe your local store will be featured next!

Read on to find out how you could win a $50 gift card to Whole Foods Market®. UPDATE: Thanks to everyone that entered. Congratulations to our randomly chosen winner, Belinda A.!

March 26, 2013
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With over 340 stores (and counting!), we’ve got a lot of hidden gems out there. Get the story behind the store in this eight-store series. Maybe your store will be featured next!

Read on to find out how you could win a $50 gift card to Whole Foods Market®. UPDATE: Thanks to everyone that entered. Congrats to our randomly chosen winner, Ken!

March 25, 2013
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With over 340 stores (and counting!), we’ve got a lot of hidden gems out there. Get the story behind the store in this eight-store series. Maybe your local store will be featured next!

Read on to find out how you could win a $50 gift card to Whole Foods Market®. UPDATE: Thanks to everyone that entered. Congrats to our randomly chosen winner, Cimbria!

March 21, 2013
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With over 340 stores (and counting!), we’ve got a lot of hidden gems out there. Get the story behind the store in this eight-store series. Maybe your local store will be featured next! (Read on to find out how you could win a $50 gift card to Whole Foods Market®. UPDATE: Thanks to everyone that entered. Congrats to our randomly chosen winner, Courtney F.!)

March 20, 2013
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With over 340 stores (and counting!), we’ve got a lot of hidden gems out there. Get the story behind the store in this series. Maybe your local store will be featured next! (Read on to find out how you could win a $50 gift card to Whole Foods Market®. UPDATE: Thanks to everyone that entered. Congrats to our randomly chosen winner, Stephen!)

January 17, 2013
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In an interview with NPR on Wednesday, Whole Foods Market co-CEO John Mackey discussed his new book, Conscious Capitalism, along with other topics such as health care.

January 15, 2013
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Get ready for a great read!

May 20, 2012
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As the receptionist at the Whole Foods Market® Global Support offices, I’m here to help set the record straight on questions that I receive daily from interested investors, customers and potential Team Members.

March 16, 2012
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As the receptionist at the Whole Foods Market Global Support offices, I’m here to help set the record straight on recurring questions that I receive daily from interested investors, customers and potential new Team Members. Here are a few I’ve answered recently:

February 23, 2012
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As the receptionist at the Whole Foods Market Global Support offices, I’m here to help set the record straight on recurring questions that I receive daily from interested investors, customers and potential new Team Members. Here are a few I’ve answered recently:

Q: “I’m so excited there is a Whole Foods Market headed to my area, how do I find out when they will be opening? Also, how do I apply for a job at the new store?”