Jason Buechel to succeed John Mackey as CEO of Whole Foods

USA  —  Amazon-owned grocer Whole Foods has named Jason Buechel, currently, the company’s chief operating officer, as its incoming CEO, taking over from John Mackey who is set to retire on  Sept. 1, 2022.   John Mackey, who co-founded Whole Foods Market in 1980, has been at the helm of the American-based natural foods grocer for four decades.   “Honestly, it’s very hard to retire from a company that I have helped to create, nourish and grow for 44 years when I leave,” Mr. Mackey said.   “As a co-founder of Whole Foods, I’ve often…

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Whole Foods Market partners to launch cold brew bottle teas

USA – Argo Tea, the Chicago-based premium tea brand known for its all-natural tea-based signature drinks and loose-leaf teas, has partnered with Whole Foods Market to launch a ready-to-drink cold brew bottled teas range available in different flavours. “We’re passionate about creating new ways for people to experience tea. With our new cold brew teas, we are bringing consumers unprecedented access to super premium teas from around the world. We are uniquely positioned to do this because of our long-term relationships with growers, giving us access to one-of-a-kind micro lots and…

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