We’re a purpose-driven company that
aims to set the standards of excellence
for food retailers

CEO

John Mackey

Founders

John Mackey, Rene Lawson Hardy, Craig Weller and Mark Skiles

First Store

Austin, Texas, opened Sept. 20,1980, with a staff of 19 team members

Headquarters

550 Bowie St. Austin, TX 78703 (above flagship store at 525 N. Lamar Blvd.)

Our stores

487
U.S. stores

14
Canada stores

7
U.K. stores

95,000+
Team members

12
Regions

Store Brand Products

Led by the 365 Everyday Value® brand, exclusive brands generated approximately $2.3 billion in sales in fiscal year 2016 and currently features approximately 5,300 SKUs. Approximately 55 percent of Whole Foods Market’s exclusive brand offerings are either certified organic or “Non-GMO Project Verified.” Other exclusive brands include, but are not limited to, Allegro Coffee, Whole Foods Market, Whole Paws, and Engine 2 Plant-Strong.

History & Timeline

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