Whole Foods Market Plans for New Store in New York City’s Financial District
NEW YORK, NY - Whole Foods Market’s geographical footprint just got bigger, and by 42,000 square feet. The grocer is bringing its newest store to New York, New York, offering its shoppers a robust selection of products and over 1,000 local items from New York City and the surrounding area.
The new store is set to open on Wednesday, January 11. According to a press release, it will feature an array of organic, conventional, and Sourced for Good produce, plus offerings from more than 20 local farms, including salads from Gotham Greens’ New York City farms, herbs from Square Roots, and Omakase Berries from Oishii.
With an emphasis on local, the location will also feature more than 1,000 local items from New York City and the surrounding communities, hand-picked by John Lawson, Local Forager for Whole Foods Market’s Northeast Region.
Each of these offerings must meet the company’s rigorous Quality Standards, which prohibit hydrogenated fats, high-fructose corn syrup, and more than 230 flavors, colors, sweeteners, and other ingredients commonly found in food.
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