Whole Foods

Whole Foods CEO: Detroit is a long-term investment

Jun 5, 2013
Walter Robb, CEO of high-end grocer Whole Foods, talks to Marketplace about why his company is opening its latest store in the Midtown neighborhood of Detroit.
Posted In: Whole Foods, groceries, Food, Detroit, food deserts, poverty, Walter Robb

What people in Midtown think about Whole Foods-Detroit

Jun 5, 2013
Upscale grocer Whole Foods is opening a location in Detroit's Midtown neighborhood. The area is mostly poor, but many residents are excited to gain access to high-quality foods. Others aren't convinced that the store is catering to them.
Posted In: Whole Foods, Detroit, poverty, grocery stores, Food, food deserts

A small pocket of Detroit is thriving, but it's not a comeback city yet

Jun 3, 2013
There's an urban revival in the downtown neighborhood of Midtown, but the level of affluence is less than in other reviving urban centers.
Posted In: Detroit, city planning, Whole Foods

Whole Foods to label all genetically modified foods

Mar 11, 2013
The grocery chain Whole Foods has announced it will require all of its products that contain genetically modified food ingredients to be labeled that way by 2018.
Posted In: Whole Foods, GMOS, Food, supermarket

Whole Foods bans red-rated fish from its stores

Apr 19, 2012
On Sunday -- Earth Day -- Whole Foods will stop selling wild seafood that's either overfished or caught in a harmful way, according to ratings from the Blue Ocean Institute and the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Posted In: fish, Whole Foods, supermarket

A different philosophy on food markets

Feb 23, 2007
In part one of our latest installment of "Conversations from the Corner Office," Whole Foods Market CEO John Mackey and Kai Ryssdal rap about organic food and growing as an entrepreneur.
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