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Sep 10, 2015, 09:00 ET
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Kings Food Markets Unveils Its Own Line

 Kings Food Markets (Kings) is excited to unveil its own line of gourmet foods and everyday favorites at an outstanding value. Kings Own brand...

Jun 17, 2015, 10:02 ET

Whole Foods Market® Celebrates Social Enterprise in Africa

 This summer, Whole Foods Market will share the story of social enterprise in Africa through the work of some amazing brands including LIFE...

May 18, 2015, 09:00 ET

Kings Food Markets Announces The Return Of Its Just Picked Promise Program

 Kings Food Markets (Kings) is excited to bring back its exclusive 24 Hour Just Picked Promise this summer, beginning on Friday, May 22. The...

May 06, 2015, 09:00 ET

Whole Foods Market® to Open Newest Store in University Place on May 7

Whole Foods Market will open its doors in University Place, Washington on Thursday, May 7. This is the first Whole Foods Market store in Pierce...

May 04, 2015, 11:05 ET
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GIANT/MARTIN'S Named 2015 Chain Retailer of the Year by Grocery Headquarters

 GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN'S Food Markets have been named 2015 Chain Retailer of the Year by Grocery Headquarters, a national monthly...

Apr 14, 2015, 16:50 ET
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GIANT Food Stores And MARTIN'S Food Markets To Set Starting Wage For Associates At $9 Per Hour

 GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN'S Food Markets today announced it is setting its starting associate wage at $9 per hour beginning June 2015 as...

Mar 20, 2015, 09:00 ET

My Street Grocery to Kick Off Spring Schedule with Expanded Hours and Three New Market Locations; Mobile Grocer Collaborates with Legacy Health to Expand Innovative Food Prescription Program

 Operating from a refurbished classic trolley car, My Street Grocery is a mobile grocer that travels to neighborhoods throughout the Portland...

Feb 05, 2015, 13:00 ET

Portland Whole Foods Market® Stores Raise $61,000 for Oregon Food Bank's School Pantry Program

Portland-area Whole Foods Market stores raised $61,967.19 in monetary contributions, as part of Feed 4 More, a national customer donation program....

Feb 02, 2015, 14:30 ET

Vancouver Whole Foods Market® Stores Raise $89,000 for Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society

 Vancouver-area Whole Foods Market stores raised $89,188.28 in monetary contributions as part of the Feed 4 More donation program. Feed 4 More...

Sep 29, 2014, 14:09 ET

Whole Foods Market's® Exclusive Partnership with Wines of British Columbia Brings Selection of Canadian Wines to Local Stores

 Whole Foods Market is proud to announce its exclusive partnership with Wines of British Columbia, making eight handpicked BC...

Jul 24, 2014, 17:11 ET

Whole Foods Market® Supports Measure 92; Endorses GMO Labeling Campaign

Whole Foods Market strongly supports Oregon's Measure 92, requiring mandatory labeling of raw and packaged foods containing Genetically Modified...

May 16, 2014, 10:30 ET
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Kings Food Markets Raises The Bar For Freshness, Brings Back 24-Hour Produce Program

 Kings Food Markets (Kings) continues its tradition of bringing customers the freshest, highest-quality ingredients with the 2014 launch of its...

May 16, 2014, 10:00 ET

Whole Foods Market® to Open at Greenway Town Center on May 21

Whole Foods Market is thrilled to announce the opening of its newest location in Washington County at Greenway Town Center. The store will open at...

Apr 23, 2014, 12:00 ET

Whole Foods Market's® Bag Hunger Program Raises Over $46,000 for Solid Ground During 2013

Whole Foods Market announced today a $46,784 donation to Solid Ground, a Seattle-based organization with a mission to build a community to end...

Mar 31, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Whole Foods Market acquires four New Frontiers Natural Marketplace stores

 New Frontiers Natural Marketplace and Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) announced today that Whole Foods Market will purchase four stores...

Dec 09, 2013, 09:00 ET

Food Lifeline Recognizes Whole Foods Market® as 2013 Outstanding Food Donor

 Whole Foods Market was recognized as the 2013 Outstanding Food Donor at Food Lifeline's third annual Dress Down Hunger event. As part of...

Nov 21, 2013, 16:05 ET

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Announces Fiscal 2013 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results and Provides Fiscal Year 2014 Outlook

 Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE: NGVC) today announced results for its fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended...

Oct 02, 2013, 05:00 ET
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Whole Foods Market® launches Whole Paws® line of pet food

Whole Foods Market® (NASDAQ: WFM) is introducing Whole Paws, an exclusive line of premium value pet food, that features 24 products for dogs...

Sep 24, 2013, 07:00 ET
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Whole Foods Market® crowns champion butcher and fishmonger at FEAST Portland

 After months of regional competitions at Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) stores nationwide, twenty-two top butchers and fishmongers battled...

Sep 20, 2013, 18:16 ET

Statement from Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. Regarding Recent Picketing at Corporate Headquarters and the Status of Teamster Contract Negotiations

 Statement from Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. regarding recent picketing and the status of contract negotiations: Important Facts: -...