THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (February 10, 2005). Whole Foods Market, the world's largest natural and organic supermarket, opens the doors to a bigger and better store to the Thousand Oaks community Wednesday, March 9 at 9:00 a.m., with a new store opening at 740 N. Moorpark Rd. at Wilbur Rd. This store replaces its previous location at 451 Avenida de los Arboles.


The new store brings an additional 100 jobs to the Thousand Oaks community, bringing the total team members for the store to 200. The store is almost double the size of the previous location, increasing to 35,000 square feet from 19,000 square feet at the old location. The progressive natural foods store features premium organic and natural foods, free of artificial additives and preservatives, along with a complete selection of health and body care products.


“We have been in Thousand Oaks for 16 years and thanks to the loyal support of our customers we have been able to grow and expand,” said Robert Thompson, Store Team Leader at the new Thousand Oaks location. “We are proud to be able to provide the community with a beautiful new store with some great features that include a gelato bar, pizza oven, build your own burrito bar and made-to-order sushi station, just to name a few. We look forward to providing more for our loyal customers than ever before, as well as serving the next generation of shoppers in Thousand Oaks.”


What Makes Whole Foods Market Thousand Oaks So Special?

  • Gelato bar
  • Freshly roasted organic coffee beans
  • Meat carving station for hot sandwiches
  • Made-to-order sushi
  • Pizza Oven
  • Ice cream cakes
  • On-site bakery
  • Build your own burrito bar
  • Noodle and Teriyaki Bowls
  • Rotisserie chicken station
  • Italian kitchen
  • More than 30 feet of food and salad bars
  • No artificial flavors, additives, preservatives or colors
  • Largest selection of fresh locally grown organic produce
  • Fresh seafood delivered six days a week
  • Organic and free range poultry, antibiotic, hormone-free
  • Hormone and antibiotic free American and New Zealand natural beef that is 90–99% fat free
  • More than 250 different kinds of artisan cheeses
  • Olive bar featuring varieties from around the world
  • Extensive wine and beer selections; including organic wines
  • Dry-aged beef
  • Ready-to-eat prepared foods that are healthy and delicious
  • Organic and additive-free frozen foods
  • Organic and kosher European artisan hearth-style breads baked fresh daily
  • Ethnic cuisine from the deli, prepared fresh daily
  • Dairy products, both organic and conventional
  • Bulk foods including granolas, nuts and pastas
  • Four Whole Foods brands: 365, 365 Organic, Whole Kids Organic, Authentic Food Artisan (AFA)
  • Unique selection of plants and flowers
  • Beauty and body care products including bulk herbs
  • Dietary supplements
  • Environmentally friendly cleaning products
  • Natural pet food