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Our Values

Our purpose is to nourish people and the planet. We’re a purpose-driven company that aims to set the standards of excellence for food retailers. Quality is a state of mind at Whole Foods Market.

Our Core Values

These six values are the backbone of our company culture and how we aspire to do business every day — with you, our supplier partners, our customers, communities and each other.

Our Leadership Principles

We believe that every team member is a leader who is ultimately responsible for customer happiness. We use our leadership principles every day, whether we’re discussing ideas for new projects or deciding on the best approach to solving a problem.

Our Declaration Of Interdependence

We recognize the interdependence among our stakeholders — those who benefit or are impacted by our company. Our success is optimized by a win-win-win-win strategy, and all of our stakeholders benefit simultaneously.