For your health.
Since Amazon announced plans to buy Whole Foods last week, headlines have been rampant with speculation over how the two companies plan to work together. “If we’re talking about getting organic into more consumer’s hands, we know that there is a desire behind younger shoppers to buy organic foods,” says Darren Seifer, a food industry analyst for market research company NPD group, which reported that 24 percent of millennials bought something from Whole Foods last year. Now, Amazon, with its near ubiquitous audience and seemingly instantaneous delivery, seems “primed” (groan) to expand Whole Foods’s reach even further.
But what does that mean for Whole Foods’s tens of thousands of organic farmers? The grocery chain works with producers as big as Driscoll’s and CalOrganic and as small as RimRock Ranches out of Genesee, Idaho. Healthyish