Whole Foods Market - how much of its food is really "whole foods"?
Over the past several years, Whole Foods has morphed from a health food store into a sort of food boutique, selling all kinds of fancy, prepared foods — many of which aren’t healthy. This transformation isn’t lost on John Mackey, the company’s CEO.
“We sell all kinds of candy,” he told the WSJ. “We sell a bunch of junk.”
Healthy, bulk foods such as “grains, seeds, nuts and beans” now account for about 1% of sales, down from 15% to 20%, Mackey said. Full story here.