You’d think Whole Foods had turned into a bank of some sorts, following its announcement that it is lending capital to an organic farm. FarmedHere is expanding operations within its 90,000 square foot facility in Bedford Park, IL – with the financial support of the national grocer. Farmed Here is [...]Read more ›
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One of America’s largest food retailers is taking a public stand against child labour. Whole Foods Market is pulling one of Hershey’s high end products — Scharffen Berger chocolate — from its shelves across the country by the end of the year. The company says it’s due to Hershey’s failure [...]Read more ›
Whole Foods gets a green kudos from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The food retailer has received the 2012 Green Power Leadership Award — for its renewable energy purchase of 800 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) last year. The EPA says the annual award recognizes leading green power purchasers for their involvement [...]Read more ›
The term “organic” has been a controversial one. There have been numerous complaints that many companies are using the term loosely and inaccurately. But Whole Foods has been trying to crack down on the use of the word by ensuring that it is truthful and consistent across all store aisles. [...]Read more ›
Here’s a neat little way to get your kids to eat their vegetables. It may not work on all children, but may strike a chord with those who have a strong social conscience. Whole Foods Market is giving shoppers an added incentive to eat their greens with a donation day [...]Read more ›
Usually gift cards are made of plastic, which are not always 100% recyclable. But Whole Foods has come up with two, new eco-friendly gift cards … One made of recyclable paper and the other of responsibly-harvested wood. The grocer says these greener options will replace the plastic cards. Those plastic [...]Read more ›