The Complete Rundown on the Whole Foods Return Policy

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Whole Foods Market is committed to customer satisfaction across its entire range of products, from avocados to zucchini squash.

As with any retailer, Whole Foods has rules and policies on what you can return and how to do it.

DoNotPay is here to help you understand the Whole Foods return policy and return your product as quickly and easily as possible.

The Whole Foods Return Policy Explained

Depending on the type of product you bought, Whole Foods offers different return periods you can take advantage of:

Type of ProductProduct CategoryReturn Period
Perishable goodsFresh produceNo returns allowed
Meat, seafood, and prepared mealsBefore the expiration date
Non-perishable productsWithin 90 days of purchase
ElectronicsWithin 30 days of purchase

You will need to provide a receipt, and all tagged items should have their tags intact.

If the product you bought was perishable and is spoiled, damaged, or defective but within its expiry date, you are allowed to exchange it in-store for a similar product only.

If your product is non-perishable and conforms to the company’s refund policy, Whole Foods will give you a refund either by reimbursing the payment method you originally used or by giving you a gift card.

How Can You Return Whole Foods Products?

Whole Foods offers the following return options:

Can You Initiate a Return Request ViaYes/No
In PersonYes

Returns via Mail

You can return an item by mailing it to the store where you bought it and including the original receipt. To return your goods, you can use any of the major couriers, such as:

Returns via Website

If you ordered your product online via Amazon, you can use Amazon’s online return center. This will guide you through the process of returning your Whole Foods purchase. You will need to:

  1. Choose a convenient store location to drop off your purchase
  2. Check your email for a QR code that Amazon will send you
  3. Go to the selected store and find the returns desk
  4. Show the QR code you received to a member of staff who will take your returned product

If you ordered directly via the Whole Foods website, you need to follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Whole Foods website and log into your account
  2. Navigate to the order section
  3. Find your order and click on the item you want to return
  4. Whole Foods will prepare a shipping label for you—simply package your product, attach the shipping label, and send it to Whole Foods

In-Person Returns

You can return any Whole Foods product to any of their outlets, as long as:

  • You take the receipt with you
  • The product is not excluded from return and is within its expiration date

If the above methods sound like they are too much bother, DoNotPay is here to help. We can help you quickly and easily with our Return My Purchase product!

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  1. in your web browser
  2. Click on our Return My Purchase product
  3. Fill in the details of your purchase

DoNotPay will draft a return request letter for you and send it to Whole Foods—they will contact you to let you know how to proceed!

What Happens if Whole Foods Doesn’t Want To Help?

DoNotPay is here to help you turn up the heat if Whole Foods doesn’t cooperate in giving you a refund on your purchase.

Go to our File a Chargeback feature, and we will escalate the process of getting your refund from Whole Foods. Here’s what to do:

  1. Select our File a Chargeback product
  2. Choose Get Protected
  3. Give us the details of your case
  4. Click on Sign and Submit

DoNotPay will initiate the process of getting your refund from Whole Foods—you don’t have to lift a finger!

How Can DoNotPay Help in the Worst-Case Scenario?

If all else fails, DoNotPay can help you send demand letters to Whole Foods in small claims court.

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To get the ball rolling, DoNotPay will help you by:

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  • Getting your court forms filled out
  • Filing your case
  • Preparing the documents you will need
  • Giving you a script to use in front of the judge

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