Whole Foods Market 365® Fort Greene to open January 31
NEW YORK (Dec. 5, 2017) – Whole Foods Market 365 will open its first store on the East Coast in Fort Greene, Brooklyn on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. The 40,000 square foot Fort Greene location at 292 Ashland Place will be the seventh Whole Foods Market 365 location in the country. Whole Foods Market 365 stores feature a curated mix of Whole Foods Market quality products in a friendly, convenient and value-driven environment.
All products sold in the store will meet Whole Foods Market’s rigorous quality standards and are free of artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners, preservatives and hydrogenated fats. The store will feature an array of organic products, GAP 5 Step Animal Welfare rated meat, sustainable seafood, freshly prepared grab-and-go items and a variety of products tailored for individuals with special diets.
“We are thrilled to open the very first East Coast Whole Foods Market 365 in the heart of Fort Greene, Brooklyn,” said Jeff Turnas, president of Whole Foods Market 365. “Whole Foods Market 365 will provide a fantastic combination of convenience, quality and value to families, students and commuters alike.”
The store will include a coffee bar and artisanal bakery by Orwashers, a 100% plant-based burger joint by Next Level Burger and an organic juice bar by Juice Press as part of the Friends of 365 program. Through the program, the company partners with outside chefs, food and lifestyle brands and culinary influencers to bring shoppers innovative in-store experiences. These Friends share Whole Foods Market’s quality standards and have unique expertise in a cuisine, concept or product.
President , Whole Foods Market 365
Jeff Turnas is president of 365 by Whole Foods Market. He was appointed to lead Whole Foods Market’s new retail store brand in June 2015.