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Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) Earned The Top Spot In Greenpeace’s Annual Seafood Sustainability Ranking

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Dallas, Texas, 05/27/2014 (ustrademedia) – Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) once again achieved the apex position in Greenpeace’s annual seafood sustainability ranking. The leading organic and natural grocer has earned the topmost place since 2008, and this was its fourth year of jubilance.

The Company Claimed The Best Results

The company, featuring in the ranking of the U.S. supermarkets, claimed the strongest sustainable seafood policy as well as the highest overall score. The company has been hitting the top stories with its exceptional performance and top ranks since 2008.  For the last couple of years, Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) has earned the first rank in a row. Now, this excellent record by the company must have spurred to perform even better.

The company achieved the highest rank in part owing to its work advancing two exclusive MSC-Certified tuna lines. Line and Pole tuna features the finest white meat tuna while the outstanding meat is utilized for Deck Hand Premium Cat Food, which is incidentally the first as well as the only MSC-Certified cat food. In a way, it assures that none of the meat from the sustainability caught fish is dissipated.

Global Seafood Coordinator Stated

Global seafood coordinator for the company, David Pilat, stated that the company’s aim towards achieving a fully sustainable seafood department is all about delivering the appropriate options to the customers. It would thereby facilitate them to find a premium quality and the most sustainable seafood available anywhere. He added that Whole Foods takes pride in being recognized by Greenpeace for its market leading seafood. In addition, the company will continue honoring the oceans though it’s sourcing. As a result, people all over the world can be fed by seafood into the future.

The company fared excellently in the Sustainable Seafood Policy segment of the report, thereby achieving the maximum score of any retailer. Whole Foods Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:WFM) buys seafood that is “wild-caught” as much as possible from fisheries authenticated by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).

Greenpeace, in addition, recognized the company’s assortment of canned tuna as the paramount of any major U.S retailer.

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