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Whole Foods Market in Newtown Square to open Jan. 18

New store to feature local suppliers, dining and beverage venue Darby Creek Cafe

NEWTOWN SQUARE, PA (Dec. 10, 2018) Whole Foods Market will open its new 51,000 square-foot Newtown Square store, located at 3737 West Chester Pike, at 9 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 18. Opening day celebrations will include complimentary coffee from local partner One Village and breakfast pastries starting at 8 a.m. The first 200 customers through the doors will receive a Whole Foods Market gift card with a mystery value ranging between $5 and $100.

“From the grocery shopping experience to the unique dining options, the store we have created for Newtown Square is something truly special,” said John Frei, Store Team Leader. “We are looking forward to serving our customers and becoming a part of this great community.”

Each item sold in the store meets Whole Foods Market’s rigorous quality standards and is free of artificial flavors, colors, sweeteners, preservatives and hydrogenated fats.

The 51,000 square-foot store will offer a selection of locally sourced options, grab-and-go prepared foods and natural and organic grocery items. Special features of the store include:

The Newtown Square store will also feature an in-store beverage, dining and gathering venue, the Darby Creek Cafe. This space will offer 12 local beers on tap, a curated selection of wine and sherry-based cocktails, as well as a pub-inspired food menu. Open from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., daily.

To celebrate joining the community, 5 percent of the store’s net sales on Thursday, Jan. 24 will benefit Marple Newtown School District's Black and Orange Fund, which gives back to the school community through several avenues, including support to student programs, booster clubs and organizations, and scholarships.

Whole Foods Market Newtown Square will employ approximately 160 full and part time team members. Following the grand opening, the store will be open from 7 a.m. – 10 p.m., daily.

Whole Foods Market has 13 additional stores in the greater Philadelphia area.

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