Seafood counters used to be simpler places, where a fish was labeled with its name and price. Nowadays, it carries more information than a used-car listing. Where did it swim? Was it farm-raised? Was it ever frozen? How much harm was done to the ocean by fishing it? Many retailers tout the environmental credentials...Continue reading
A number of people, this reporter included, got mighty excited last month when Whole Foods Market co-CEO Walter Robb mentioned in this USA Today story that the upscale grocery chain would increase the number of in-store bars at its 305 locations around the United States. After opening bars in California, Arizona, Illinois and Texas,...Continue reading
“Grown on Maui” Agriculture Tour: Connecting People to Their Food Guided tour meets at Whole Foods and begins with continental breakfast. First, tour Hali’imaile Pineapple Company, then enjoy a gourmet lunch at O’o Farm, followed by lavender chocolate gelato and a tour of Ali’I Kula Lavender Farm. Returns to Whole Foods at 3:00pm. Developed...Continue reading
Store in Paia deserves loyalty I remember the day Mana Food in Paia opened. It was a tiny, dark, two-room store of small size and few products. In fact, on many days afterward, the owner didn’t have money to stack many of the shelves. Since then, the store has grown, spread out, diversified and...Continue reading
We’ve determined that Whole Foods Market (WFMI) was more relevant to the development of Hawaiian Agriculture do to their commitment to sell fresh local agricultural products rather then tracking an index so PowerShares DB Agriculture (DBA) has been replaced....
Continuing upon its commitment to providing customers with the highest-quality natural and organic products while supporting the local communities in which it works, Whole Foods Market Kahului will offer products from over 140 local producers, 60 of whom are based on Maui. The new Maui producers brought on to supply the Kahului store bring...Continue reading