News Releases

April 17, 2014 - Whole Foods Market® wins Shorty Award for best brand on Pinterest

Whole Foods Market claimed the honor for best brand on Pinterest at the Shorty Awards on April 7. Since joining Pinterest in 2011, the natural and organic food retailer was quickly acknowledged as a leader in the space, creating organic, shareable content focused on food, entertainment and lifestyle that has made it a leading traffic driver to wholefoodsmarket.com.

April 17, 2014 - Earth Day Sale: Save 50 percent on greener cleaners at Whole Foods Market from April 19 to 22

To celebrate Earth Day, Whole Foods Market is offering more than 130 Eco-Scale™ rated household cleaners at half price from Sat., April 19 to Tues., April 22 (Earth Day).

April 16, 2014 - Dark Rye gets ‘Rhythm’

Dark Rye is finding its rhythm this month, with these three stories.

April 16, 2014 - Viva La Rosé Revolution!

There probably isn’t a wine style that is more shunned and misunderstood than rosé wines; Whole Foods Market is out to change that.

April 11, 2014 - Whole Foods Market® Boca to host ‘Whole Wedding’ expo April 16 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Spring is here, and with it comes the arrival of wedding season. To celebrate, Whole Foods Market Boca will host the “Whole Wedding” expo on Wednesday, April 16, from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Boca store. The free event will feature everything you’ll need to make your wedding complete.

April 11, 2014 - Whole Journeys trip named one of National Geographic’s ‘50 Tours of a Lifetime’

National Geographic Traveler selected Whole Journeys’ “Turkish Delights” tour as one of the magazine’s “50 Tours of a Lifetime” featured in the May 2014 issue.  The annual award recognizes the most authentic, innovative, immersive, best-guided and most sustainable tours.

April 10, 2014 - Whole Foods Market’s new store in Fulham Broadway now open

Whole Foods Market has today opened its ninth store in the UK on 10th April 2014 on the popular Fulham Broadway in South West London.

April 9, 2014 - Whole Foods Market® & 5 local retailers to donate 5 percent of April 15 sales to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Big Bend

April 15 may be tax day for many, but it will also be a day for community giving as six local retailers will donate 5 percent of the day’s net sales to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Big Bend.

April 9, 2014 - Great deal on mangoes any way you slice it—only $9 per case or $.69 each April 11 at Whole Foods Market®

Date of sale: Friday, April 11, 2014 What’s on sale: Ataulfo mangoes Price: $.69 each or $9 per case

April 7, 2014 - Sweeten the weekend – Pineapple Upside-Down Cake on sale April 11-13 at Whole Foods Market®

Date of sale: Friday, April 11 – Sunday, April 13 What’s on sale: Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Promotion: 2 for $10

March 31, 2014 - 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 from New Frontiers. The stores average 22,000 square feet in size and are located in Flagstaff, Prescott and Sedona, Ariz., and San Luis Obispo, Calif.

March 31, 2014 - Miraval Resort & Spa and Whole Journeys launch new, active excursions cultivating mindfulness and cultural connection

Miraval Resort & Spa is launching a new series of experiential excursions with Whole Journeys, Whole Foods Market’s new travel company. These once-in-a-lifetime adventures through Pachamama, Peru and Tuscany, Italy offer intimate, hands-on interactions with local chefs, farmers, producers and food artisans, while incorporating daily yoga and meditation for guests to travel the Miraval way – living life in the moment and growing as individuals with each new experience.

March 26, 2014 - New at Whole Foods Market Northern California stores: Blue Bottle coffee, whole grain cookies and shampoo to benefit communities in Togo

Whole Foods Market’s decentralized purchasing model means the company can work with vendors of all sizes to sell in all stores - or just in one, depending on how the producer wants to scale. Buyers review and bring to market hundreds of products every month. Here are a few favorites hitting Northern California and Reno stores in April.

March 26, 2014 - Whole Foods Market Furthers Commitment to the District through St. Elizabeths East Monthly Markets

Whole Foods Market announced today it will participate in the St. Elizabeths East fresh food market, located at the St. Elizabeths Gateway Pavilion in Ward 8. The market kicks off Saturday, April 5 at noon, highlighting the site’s Gateway to Health program.

March 24, 2014 - Oh Buoy! – Lobster Tails just $4.99 March 28 only at Whole Foods Market®

Date of sale: Friday, March 28 What’s on sale: 3 - 4-oz. cold water lobster tails Promotion: $4.99 for 3 - 4-oz. tails

March 19, 2014 - Dark Rye nominated for two 2014 James Beard Awards

Dark Rye, an online magazine and TV series from Whole Foods Market, has been nominated for the 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards for Video Webcast, on Location. Dark Rye also received a nomination in the humor category for the video “A Vision of Post-Apocalyptic Cuisine: Frankenchicken” produced by Ira Chute in collaboration with Lucky Peach magazine.

March 14, 2014 - Margaret Wittenberg celebrated as natural and organic foods pioneer

Whole Foods Market’s Global Vice-President of Quality Standards, Margaret Wittenberg, was honored into the third annual Hall of Legends at Natural Products Expo West on March 6. She was celebrated for her nearly 40 years of work championing quality standards development, organic agriculture, seafood sustainability, and farm animal welfare.

March 6, 2014 - Treat your taste buds to a trip across Italy with molto delizioso wines at Whole Foods Market®

Eight stylishly seductive wines from some of Italy’s most notable winemakers will be highlighted at Whole Foods Market stores across the country this spring.

March 5, 2014 - Pretty petals at a great price – tulips just $10 for three 10-stem bunches Friday, March 7 at Whole Foods Market®

Date of sale: Friday, March 7, 2014 What’s on sale:       10 stem tulip bunches Price: Three bunches for $10 (30 stems!)

February 27, 2014 - Whole Foods Market is No. 20 on FORTUNE’s ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ list

Whole Foods Market ranks No. 20 in FORTUNE magazine’s 2014 “World’s Most Admired Companies” list. The company is also named as the Most Admired Company in the food and drug store industry, leading the top 10 list of retailers in the category.

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