Whole Foods Market to Host Investor Conference

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Whole Foods Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:WFM) announced that it will host an investor conference on Friday, February 27, 2015 in Austin, Texas. The conference is scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. CST and end at 12:00 p.m. CST.

Due to limited capacity, attendance at the event is by invitation only, however a simultaneous audio webcast of the conference and slide presentations will be accessible on the Company's website at: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/company-info/investor-relations/management-presentations. A replay of the audio webcast will be accessible for 30 days following the date of the event.

About Whole Foods Market

Founded in 1978 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market (www.wholefoodsmarket.com) is the leading retailer of natural and organic foods, the first national "Certified Organic" grocer, and uniquely positioned as America's Healthiest Grocery StoreTM. In fiscal year 2014, the Company had sales of approximately $14 billion and currently has 409 stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Whole Foods Market employs approximately 88,000 team members and has been ranked for 17 consecutive years as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" in America by Fortune magazine.

CONTACT: Erica Goldbloom Investor Relations (512) 542-0204

Source:Whole Foods Market, Inc.