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Whole Foods Market Allentown celebrates grand opening on Sept. 28, 2016

Lehigh Valley’s newest shopping and dining destination will feature local suppliers, in-store pub, community giving

ROCKVILLE, Md. (September 21, 2016) – Whole Foods Market Allentown will open its doors for shoppers at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28. The community is invited to join company leaders and store team members at 8:45 a.m. for Whole Foods Market’s traditional “bread breaking” ceremony.  Opening day shoppers will be greeted with door-buster deals and an array of in-store product demonstrations and samples.

“Whole Foods Market is bringing an exciting new grocery shopping experience to the residents of Lehigh Valley,” said Kevin Paoletti, store team leader.  “We’re providing more natural and organic options to this community, and every item we offer meets our exacting quality standards, including our salad and hot bars as well as our in-store pub. Combined with our innovative dishes and talented culinary team, we think Whole Foods Market will be the best choice for dining out when you’re shopping at Hamilton Crossing.”

Everything sold in the roughly 44,000-square-foot store is made without any artificial preservatives, colors, flavors, sweeteners or hydrogenated fats. The store sources from local suppliers, including Red Earth Farms in Kempton, Pennsylvania.  The in-store pub, The Foundry, will feature a hyper-local menu including hand-tossed pizzas and seasonal salads made with ingredients from this local farm.

Giving back to the community is one of Whole Foods Market’s core values and the Allentown store opening will support three local organizations:

Join the more than 100 new locally-hired team members who are eager to share what makes Whole Foods Market such a special place, including:

The store is open daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. at 750 N. Krocks Road.


Scott Allshouse

President, Mid Atlantic Region

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