Whole Foods Market, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call and Webcast

AUSTIN, Texas, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market, Inc. (Nasdaq: WFMI) today announced that it will issue financial results for the Company's second fiscal quarter ended April 13, 2008, after the market closes on Tuesday, May 13, 2008. Following the release via the wire services, the Company will also host a conference call with financial analysts and investors at 4:00 PM Central Time / 5:00 PM Eastern Time.

To participate, dial (800) 862-9098 (domestic) and (785) 424-1051 (international). The conference ID is "Whole Foods." Please dial in at least five minutes before the start of the conference call. A simultaneous audio webcast will be available through a link on the Company's website at http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/investor/index.html. The webcast will be archived for a minimum of 30 days.

About Whole Foods Market:

Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market (http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com) is the world's leading natural and organic foods supermarket and America's first national certified organic grocer. In fiscal year 2007, the Company had sales of $6.6 billion and currently has over 270 stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Whole Foods Market employs more than 50,000 Team Members and has been ranked for 11 consecutive years as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" in America by FORTUNE magazine.

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