Whole Foods eyes increase to Local Producer Loan Program

Whole Foods Market has pledged $25 million in loans to local growers through its Local Producer Loan Program, which has provided 184 loans to 155 companies since its launch in 2007. The loans support small-scale food businesses that are addressing biodynamic farming, pollinator health, animal feed without genetically modified organisms and sustainable packaging. "Expanding the Local Producer Loan Program is a direct result of the innovations and successes of our loan recipients," said Whole Foods Global Vice President of Growth and Business Development Betsy Foster.

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