CHICAGO (May 4, 2016) – Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFM), the world’s leading natural and organic grocery store, confirms a new location planned for Vernon Hills, Illinois. The 48,000-square-foot store will be located at Route 60 and Route 21.

At the time of opening, Whole Foods Market Vernon Hills will be the 28th location in Chicagoland. Currently there are 25 Chicagoland locations, with two additional stores opening in the Hyde Park and Englewood neighborhoods in Chicago in 2016.