AUSTIN, Texas (April 24, 2008) – Whole Foods Market makes shopping easy for Mother’s Day by offering gift ideas to honor mom this Sunday, May 11. This year’s quick picks at the world’s leading natural and organic foods supermarket include:

A Perfect Pair Fit for a Queen


– Celebrate mom with a delightful pairing of

Nancy’s Hudson Valley Camembert

, an award-winning cheese created by Old Chatham Sheepherding Company; and

Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Extrèm

, a classic French sparkler exclusively sold at Whole Foods Market and made from 100 percent hand-selected Chardonnay grapes that perfectly complement the Camembert.

whole_trade_roses-2.jpgHonoring Mom and Mother Earth

Give mom a dozen exquisite

Whole Trade Guarantee


and help support a safe and healthy working environment for farm workers and eco-friendly farming. The Whole Trade seal guarantees these premium roses are grown according to strict criteria for ethical trade, sound environmental production practices and the highest quality.

eo_spa_system-thmb.jpgRelax, Mom!

– For shoppers wanting to treat mom to all-natural goodies for the body, Whole Foods Market stores offer an exclusive

Lavender Essentials Home Spa System by EO Products

. The kit found in the stores’ Whole Body departments includes massage oil, bath salt, shower gel, hydro exfoliating gloves and a soy massage candle.

For added convenience and for last minute gift shopping, Whole Foods Market stores open early and close late. Check for store locations and hours of operation.