What: Whole Foods Market is celebrating non-GMO Awareness Month by offering shoppers an average savings of 20 percent on more than a thousand Non-GMO Project verified items throughout October. This weekend alone, Fri., Oct. 10 to Sun., Oct. 12, the retailer will offer discounts of up to 30 percent and bundle deals on more than 120 Non-GMO verified items from 10 brands including:
- Almond Breeze almond milks
- Brown Cow Greek yogurts
- Alter-Eco chocolates and quinoa
- Garden of Eatin’ tortilla chips
- Guayaki ready-to-drink organic yerba mates
- Nature’s Path cereals and granolas
- Pacific Natural Foods soups
- RW Knudsen ciders
- Spectrum Naturals olive oils
- Traditional Medicinals teas
Why: Whole Foods Market is highlighting the breadth of non-GMO choices it offers for shoppers who are are looking to avoid GMOs. In addition to choosing from more than 8,500 Non-GMO Project Verified items, shoppers looking to avoid GMOs can also choose from the grocer’s more than 25,000 organic items, as the USDA National Organic Standards prohibit the use of genetically modified organisms in organic food.
FYI: Whole Foods Market is the first national grocery chain to set a deadline for full GMO transparency. By 2018, the company will provide full GMO transparency on all of its food products in its U.S. and Canadian stores.
Learn more about non-GMO choices Whole Foods Market at www.wholefoodsmarket.com/blog/gmo-fast-facts. For lists of products available at Whole Foods Market by location, visit: www.wholefoodsmarket.com/service/non-gmo-verified-list.
Product selection, availability and limits may vary by region. Contact your store for details. While supplies last. No rain checks.
* Product mix varies by store, so not all stores carry all products.