Whole Foods Market To Present At Canaccord Genuity 32nd Annual Growth Conference On August 14, 2012

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 10, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Whole Foods Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:WFM) will participate in the Canaccord Genuity 32 nd Annual Growth Conference in Boston. Co-CEO Walter Robb will address investors at approximately 9:00 a.m. (ET) on Tuesday, August 14th. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available over the Internet on the company's website at: http://wholefoodsmarket.com/company-info/investor-relations/management-presentations

About Whole Foods Market

Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market ( www.wholefoodsmarket.com) is the leading retailer of natural and organic foods and America's first national "Certified Organic" grocer . In fiscal year 2011, the Company had sales of approximately $10 billion and currently has 329 stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.  Whole Foods Market employs over 70,000 Team Members and has been ranked for 15 consecutive years as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" in America by Fortune magazine.

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