The Company Info page of the Whole Foods website includes descriptions of the grocery chain's mission, history, core values, and information about investor relations and corporate governance. It also includes links to a newsroom, blogs, and practical information for food suppliers and those seeking employment at Whole Foods Market.
Whole Foods Market, which claims to be America's healthiest grocery store, opened its first location in Austin, Texas, in 1980. As of 2015, the retail grocery chain specializing in organic and high-quality food products operates over 360 stores. Whole Foods attributes much of its expansionist success to mergers and the acquisition of smaller boutique companies such as Bread of Life, Merchant of Vino and Allegro Coffee.
For 2015, Fortune rated Whole Foods as one of the best companies to work for and also one of the most admired companies. Those seeking a share in Whole Foods can browse financial press releases, annual reports, and interactive financial data and investor FAQs, while job seekers can find and apply for jobs online.
The Whole Foods website also posts gourmet recipes, tips on healthy eating, and quality standards for the chain's carefully selected food items. Consumers can also place orders online for prepared foods from select store locations.