whole foods

Ready-to-Cook Meals from Amazon in Bid to Expand Groceries

Amazon has begun selling ready-to-cook meal packages for busy households in a bid to expand its groceries business. Amazon-branded meal kits come with raw ingredients needed to prepare such meals as chicken tikka masala and falafel patties. They are currently sold only in selected markets, including Amazon’s headquarters of Seattle. Prices are generally $16 to $20 for two servings. The…

Whole Foods prepares for grand-opening

The Whole Foods Market in East Montgomery opens this Thursday.  People in a neighborhood right behind the store have been taking measures to make sure it does not affect their quality of life. The store hosted sneak-peek tours Sunday and Monday to give shoppers a first look inside. “See the store, see some of the cool features in the store,…

Local grocery stores prepare for new competition

Whole Foods Market in East Montgomery is expected to open November 10th.  It will bring close to 200 jobs to the Capital City. Along with those jobs, it will also bring new competition to local health-focused grocery stores. One of those stores is Healthwise Foods.  The store was first opened in 1987.  Co-owner Willard Henson says their market is one…

Whole Foods to Open in Montgomery in November

The organic foods store plans to open on November 10th.

An official representing Whole Foods told members of the city council at their meeting on Tuesday that the store plans to be open by November 10th of this year. Griffith Waller with the city of Montgomery confirmed that a representative for the company made the announcement.  The representative came before council members to apply for a retail beer/wine license for…