Whole Foods Market Expands with New Store in Connecticut
AVON, CT - Whole Foods Market is once again accelerating its expansion strategy as it prepares to bolster its presence in another key market. Recently, the retailer announced it will be opening a new store in Avon, Connecticut, on September 1.
The new 44,760-square-foot store’s assortment will place emphasis on local products from the New England area, hand-picked by Whole Foods Market North Atlantic’s Local Forager, Holly Long, according to a press release.
The new Avon Village store will feature a large assortment of organic, conventional, local, and Sourced for Good produce, as well as Eco-Certified apples and peaches grown on family farms.
The new store will also house a number of local grocery products, in addition to upgraded seafood and butcher departments and a specialty department dedicated to honoring cheesemakers and other artisan producers.
As noted in the release, all food at Whole Foods Market must meet the company’s rigorous quality standards, which prohibit hydrogenated fats, high-fructose corn syrup, and over 100 flavors, colors, sweeteners, and other ingredients commonly found in food.
Stay tuned to see how the retailer will continue to push this ambitious strategy forward, as AndNowUKnow will surely be here to report.