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Whole Foods Market in Weehawken to open July 26

First 100 customers will receive a Whole Foods Market reusable tote bag and other giveaways

Whole Foods Market will open its new 32,000 square-foot Weehawken store, located at 1400 Waterfront Terrace in The Shops at Lincoln Harbor, at 9 a.m. on Friday, July 26. Opening day celebrations will include complimentary Balthazar Bakery pastries and Café Grumpy coffee before the store opens, with the first 100 customers receiving a Whole Foods Market reusable canvas tote bag. Additionally, shoppers can sample an assortment of products from local suppliers on opening day and throughout opening weekend.

“We can’t wait to join the Weehawken community,” said Jose Navas, Store Team Leader. “We look forward to providing our neighbors with a variety of natural and organic grocery items, fresh grab-and-go prepared foods and access to hundreds of local products.”

All food at Whole Foods Market must meet the company’s rigorous quality standards, which prohibit hydrogenated fats, high-fructose corn syrup and artificial sweeteners.

Special features of the store include:

To celebrate joining the community, 5 percent of the store’s net sales on opening day will benefit the Weehawken High School Culinary Initiative.

Whole Foods Market Weehawken will employ approximately 190 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 19 additional stores in New Jersey.

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