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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: -...

Sep 18, 2013, 08:00 ET

Whole Foods Market® cultivates rare talent

 To teach the art of butchery and continue to honor an age-old profession, Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) is launching an in-store Meat...

Sep 12, 2013, 08:05 ET
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Whole Foods Market® is tops in cheese expertise with 77 new Certified Cheese Professionals™

 Don't know asiago from affinage? Whole Foods Market cheesemongers do, and 77 of them put their expertise on display at the second annual...

Sep 05, 2013, 11:11 ET

Raise the steaks: Best butchers and fishmongers qualify for face-off at FEAST Portland on September 21

 Twenty-two of the most skilled butchers and fishmongers in the nation will duke it out on Saturday, Sept. 21 in the "Best Butcher...

Sep 03, 2013, 09:00 ET

Raise your forks and wallets to help schools make healthy food changes

 This month, Whole Kids Foundation™ is launching its annual fundraising campaign with the goal of raising $3 million to provide schools...

Aug 30, 2013, 08:05 ET
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Kids' Day of Service brings together 19,000 people to volunteer with more than 350 schools and nonprofits

Whole Foods Market kicks off its first-ever Kids' Day of Service initiative tomorrow to support more than 350 schools and nonprofit organizations...

Aug 29, 2013, 06:00 ET
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Beyond chenin blanc and pinotage, Whole Foods Market® features range of diverse, delicious wines from South Africa this fall

 With modernized, earth friendly wine production, South Africa has come into its own in the last decade, creating beautiful wines with high...

Jun 24, 2013, 10:39 ET

Wegmans Chestnut Hill Location Now Hiring For Full-Time Positions

Wegmans Food Markets begins recruitment for full-time positions today for its new Massachusetts location, Chestnut Hill, which is scheduled to open...

Jun 12, 2013, 06:00 ET
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This is what your grocery store looks like without bees.

One of every three bites of food comes from plants pollinated by honeybees and other pollinators. Yet, major declines in bee populations threaten...

Jun 05, 2013, 05:30 ET
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Whole Foods Market® revs up to open in Motor City

 Whole Foods Market opens a 21,506-square-foot store in Detroit today at John R. Street and Mack Avenue. Detroit Mayor Dave Bing and U.S. Sen....