Pioneering Industry-Leading Standards Since 1980

For 40+ years, we’ve championed better ingredients like nobody’s business. This timeline demonstrates exactly how we’ve been upsetting the applecart.

shopping cart in whole foods market store

The moment we opened our first store in Austin, Texas, our goal was to offer products that we would buy ourselves. Which means, we’ve been banning icky ingredients since day one. And by continuing to cultivate strong relationships with like-minded farmers, suppliers and customers, we’ve all been able to make significant changes. Our Purpose: Nourish people and the planet.

40+ Years (and Counting) of Milestones

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