(U.S.) Whole Foods Aims to Lead in Healthy-Foods Segment
- WHOLE FOODS AIMS TO LEAD IN HEALTHY-FOODS SEGMENT
Meat & Poultry, March 6, 2013
Miami — Factors ranging from food safety to the growth of boomers have made the opportunity for fresh, healthy foods “broad,” “wide,” “deep” and “growing,” Walter Robb, co-chief executive officer of Whole Foods Market, told participants at the Deutsche Bank dbAccess Consumer, Retail, Gaming and Lodging Conference held March 5 in Miami.
Robb said Whole Foods wants to be perceived as “the leader” in providing healthy foods, and believes the company has positioned itself as such, going so far as to say Whole Foods has the highest quality standards in the supermarket industry “and it’s not even close.”
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