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Ferndale-based Hempler’s acquires Washington firm

Hempler Foods Group acquired the business and certain assets of Fletcher’s Fine Foods of Algona, according to a news release from Hempler’s parent company, Premium Brands Holdings Corp. The purchase price for Fletcher’s was $5 million and does not include the plant.

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A look inside Whole Foods Market before grand opening in Bellingham

Susan Livingston, head of marketing for Whole Foods Market in the Pacific Northwest, talks about why Whole Foods chose to open a store in Bellingham and offers a look around the new store on Monday, May 9, in Bellingham, Wash. The Whole Foods store in Bellingham opens May 11.
Evan Abell The Bellingham Herald
A look inside Whole Foods Market before grand opening in Bellingham 1:41

A look inside Whole Foods Market before grand opening in Bellingham

Watch a shopping cart tour of Whole Foods Market before it opens in Bellingham 4:56

Watch a shopping cart tour of Whole Foods Market before it opens in Bellingham

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