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New Whole Foods Market Lexington opens June 23

Will feature in-store pub, fire pit and dozens of local products

LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 14, 2017) – Whole Foods Market’s relocated Lexington store, set to open Friday, June 23, at 4059 Finn Way, will feature a pub and an outside fire pit area, as well as expanded selections of local products and innovations across departments. The store will open its doors following an 8:45 a.m. bread-breaking ceremony.

“We are excited to share this store and its expanded features and product offerings with new shoppers and longtime Whole Foods Market customers alike,” said Melissa Arnett, the Lexington store’s team leader. “The store will include many new and locally sourced and seasonal products that meet our high quality standards. Whether you come for self-serve mochi, wood-fired pizza, local beer on tap at the Barn Door Tap Room or scratch-made bread, the store will be a new gathering place for the community.”

The store, designed to reflect Lexington’s rich history by using a reclaimed barn door and recycled bourbon barrel tops with pops of bold colors, will offer the highest quality natural and organic products, including fresh produce, meat, seafood and prepared foods. Every item meets Whole Foods Market’s rigorous quality standards and is free of artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners, preservatives and hydrogenated fats.

The 40,000-square-foot store includes:

Media preview tours will be held June 21 and 22 – Whole Foods Market representatives will be available for interview on site. Please contact MAmedia@wholefoods.com with questions, or to set up a store tour.


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Scott Allshouse

President, Mid Atlantic Region

Scott Allshouse’s career in the grocery industry has spanned three decades, beginning at age 15.