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Whole Foods Market Newark to Open on March 1

Retailer Celebrates the Opening of the Historic Hahnes Building with Unrivaled Selection of Natural and Organic Food

(Newark, NJ – January 31, 2017) – Whole Foods Market is excited to announce the opening of its newest location in Newark, NJ situated in the recently renovated and historic Hahne & Company building at 633 Broad Street on Wednesday, March 1 at 9 AM. Whole Foods Market Newark will boast 29,000 square feet of space providing the Newark community access to the highest quality produce, meat, seafood, baked goods, body care, grocery offerings and healthy eating resources in the area. The store marks Whole Foods Market’s third location in Essex County and 17th overall in New Jersey.

The Newark store, in collaboration with the Whole Cities Foundation, aims to improve individual and community health through partnerships, education, and broader access to nutritious food. Local organizations were invited to apply for the Fresh, Healthy Food Access Grant. The foundation will offer funding between $5,000 and $15,000 to each selected organization and hopes to support projects in all five wards of Newark. Winners for each grant will be announced on the store’s opening day

Opening day will begin with the company’s traditional bread breaking ceremony at 8:45 AM, followed by a wide range of exciting giveaways, vendor samplings, sales and more!  For additional information and announcements about Whole Foods Market Newark, please visit the store on Instagram @wholefoodsessexnj.

PRESS CONTACTS:
Michael Sinatra, Whole Foods Market | Michael.Sinatra@wholefoods.com | 551.574.8031
Beverly Basiga, Sharp Communications | bb@sharpthink.com | 212.829.0002 x.113


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