Whole Foods to open its first store in Scotland; store in Glasgow suburb of Giffnock will stock more than 400 items sourced from within Scotland

LOS ANGELES , November 15, 2011 () – The U.S.-based organic grocer Whole Foods Market is slated to open its first store in Scotland next week in the Glasgow suburb of Giffnock, the Daily Record reported on Nov. 13.

According to the article, Whole Foods, which stocks only natural and organic products and believes in supporting local businesses, will stock its first Scottish store with more than 400 items produced, grown or raised in Scotland, including organic beef, candles, cheese, chocolate, coffee, garlic bulbs, honey, ice cream, organic lamb and oysters.

Established in 1978, Whole Foods has 300 stores worldwide, and reports annual sales totaling more than £5 billion (US$8 billion) annually.

The primary source of this article is the Daily Record, Glasgow, Scotland, on Nov. 13, 2011.

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