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Whole Foods Market Coming to Destin Commons

Discussion in 'Dining and Food' started by kurt, Nov 5, 2014.

  1. kurt

    kurt Admin Staff Member

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    Well-known organic and natural grocery chain Whole Foods Market announced today it will open a new location at Destin Commons, the company’s first in Northwest Florida.Offering trendsetting products and design, Whole Foods Market in Destin Commons will be built along Highway 98, immediately east of Bass Pro Shops. Construction will begin in 2015.


    Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market (wholefoodsmarket.com, NASDAQ: WFM), is the leading natural and organic food retailer. As America’s first national certified organic grocer, Whole Foods Market was named “America’s Healthiest Grocery Store” by Health magazine.

    The company's motto, “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet”™ captures its mission to ensure customer satisfaction and health, Team Member excellence and happiness, enhanced shareholder value, community support and environmental improvement. Whole Foods Market has been ranked as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America by FORTUNE magazine for 15 consecutive years.
     
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    awesome!
     
  3. carson

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    I don't know..it is a Texas company..that could be an issue. Being from Texas, I love it!
     
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    it's also a very liberal corporation who make big donations to lib causes,
    it will be an issue for some (Poppy) who despise Texas, but of course they
    probably shoplift anyway because capitalism is for the evil rich
     
  5. Leader of the Banned

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    They don't carry enough GMOs for my taste.
     
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    I don't even have to grind the organ for the monkey to dance with his cup.
     
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    We heard a couple of months ago from an employee at The Fresh Market that Whole Foods was coming. We searched and searched for information to no avail. Guess the competition knows what is really going on. We are excited because when we do steaks, which is not that often, Whole Foods is superior in taste and quality. Let's see if they can keep up their reputation in Destin. The Whole Foods in Tallahassee does not impress. But then the Atlanta Whole Foods can't shake a stick at the Austin flagship...so everything is relative.
     
  8. Teresa

    Teresa SoWal Guide Staff Member

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    Haven't heard when the opening date is this spring. Will check with Destin Commons and see what's up as people are asking. And I wanna know too!
     
  9. Snowbean

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    Several Whole Foods markets in my area -- they are lovingly known as "Whole Paycheck" ;-)
     
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    Birmingham Whole Foods is awesome. Lots of fresh seafood, can't be any more expensive than our fish mongers on 30A.....
     
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    They even peel your shrimp for no extra cost! You buy your shrimp in the shells for a certain price and they then peel them.
     
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    Now that's a good deal and I'm pretty sure they don't sell pre-frozen from the Far East like Publix.
     
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    Whole Foods has a history of putting a heavy thumb on the scale. Shop at your own risk.
     
  14. Teresa

    Teresa SoWal Guide Staff Member

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    Living in SoWal, I do like having ALL the big stores in Destin and PCB where I can visit them occasionally but I don't have to have them.
     
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    Totally Agree
     

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