This required products labeled "Organic" to contain 95 percent or more certified organic ingredients. Whole Foods Market becomes the first national grocery chain to set a deadline for full GMO transparency; at Natural Products Expo West, the company announces that byall products in its U.
Whole Foods Market opens first Texas location.
Whole Foods launched a nationwide campaign, requiring workers to attend "Union Awareness Training," complete with Power Point presentations. This led to the promotion of three new regional presidents and a new era for the company.
All these are basically just pushing people to go natural in their choices of product.
The company launches its new nonprofit Whole Kids Foundation, which combats childhood obesity through increased access to healthy foods. When the two were evicted from their apartment for storing food products in it, they decided to live at the store.