Whole Foods stock
The organic foods business is a $60 billion global industry, and no other grocery chain has profited from this boom as much as Whole Foods Market Inc. (Nasdaq: WFM).
Whole Foods is leading the charge of supplying organic, natural, and locally grown foods to the health-conscious eater. Founded in 1980, it now has a count of 355 stores in 40 states and 3 countries.Read more...
How to Double Your Money on "The Next Whole Foods"
There's an incredible new trend brewing right now.Â And it's incredibly profitable too...
Yes, the markets are pushing a top, earnings are in decline, and consumers are struggling to make ends meet.
But the truth is this particular industry has grown from "only" $3.6 billion a year in 1997 to more than $31.5 billion today.
That's especially impressive when you consider that this growth - all 775% of it - occurred during the greatest sustained economic downturn since the Great Depression. Â
You see, the industry - and a company that just went public in July - is set up to benefit from an extreme cultural shift that's gaining speed and strength every day.
I'm talking about the movement towards "real" food-not "fake."Â