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Whole Foods Markets

Whole Foods Markets now in the UK

UK Whole foods markets

Whole Foods Market – High Street Kensington
Opening at 10:00 a.m. 6th June
The UK now has its first whole foods market store!

* Partners with wind power supplier Ecotricity to offset 100 per cent of its electricity
* Compacts all shrink wrap from deliveries and sends to processing plants to be recycled
* Offers plastic bags made from 100 per cent post-consumer waste
* Provides food boxes made from compostable bulrush and sugar cane
* Offers full recycling for glass, tin, paper and plastic
* Serves as a full access point for recyclable returns for shoppers
* Uses eco-friendly packaging for prepared foods
* Composts all food waste
* Gives coffee grinds to shoppers for use in their gardens
* Bails and recycles cardboard, plastic and polystyrene with waste collector
* Chooses organic cotton shirts and recycled polyester aprons for Team Members
* Uses reusable and washable bowls and flatware for meals eaten in-store
* Consolidates shipments and limits the number of lorries entering the congestion zone in London
* Encourages people to use public transport by not having a car park
* Sources local food as much as possible

Opening hours will be 8am to 10pm Monday to Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays although 11 a.m. to 12 noon on Sunday will be for demonstrations only.
Store telephone number: 0207 368 4500

They aim to sell locally grown food that is organic

* Barefoot Botanicals — Johnathan Stallick & Hilery Dorrian
* Bath Ales — Richard Dempster
* Boyd Farming — John Boyd
* Burt's Chips — Jonty White & Nick Hurst
* Cream 'o Galloway Dairy — Wilam & David Finlay
* Daylesford Creamery — Joe Schneider
* Dorset Hams — Suzanne Cook
* The Food Doctor — Ian Marber
* Fresh & Wild Central Kitchen — Pete Rawlings & Mark McCulloch
* Hobbs House Bakery — Clive Wells
* Jeffersons Seafoods — Peter Grosvenor
* Jordans Cereals — Bill Jordan
* Luscombe Organic Drinks — Gabriel David
* Manor Farm, Organic Milk Producer — Will and Pam Best
* Organic Watercress Company — John Hurd
* Pertwood Organic Cereals — Chris Walford
* Quantock Produce — Andy Rock & Rachel Jarret
* Sierra Rica — Alistair Brown
* Tideford Organic Foods — Chris Haley
* Tracklements — Guy Tullberg
* The Village Bakery — Anthony Tiffin
* Viridian Nutrition — Cheryl Thallon
* A. Vogel — Alfred Vogel

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