6 Organic Food Store Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 1st, 2023
Start An Organic Food Store

Organic food stores stock fresh or processed food produced through organic farming methods. Healthy food restaurants and health-conscious individuals are some target customers regarding healthy organic food.

If you plan to start an organic food store, focus on providing the customers freshest, organically grown produce. Starting an organic food store is a great way to make money while helping the environment. Organic food stores are becoming increasingly popular, especially with people who want to eat healthily but don't have time to cook. If you're looking for a business idea that will allow you to make money and help people simultaneously, starting an organic food store could be the perfect fit for you!

Organic food stores are so popular because they offer fresh produce that has not been treated with chemicals or pesticides, which means they're much safer than the produce found at your local grocery store.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a organic food store:

1. Golden Root ($48K/year)

A Phlebotomist by profession, Andrea quit her job to work in many food startups, and her experience in the farm lit a fire in her to provide healthy food to people.

How much they make: $48K/year
Current team size: 0


How Andrea Slinde Launched Her Own Organic Food Startup

Denver-based founder Andrea Slinde built her own organic food start-up, Golden Root, which sells trendy Turmeric Latte Mix online and now in 50 coffee shops nationwide, with an average monthly revenue of $4K, a long term objective of expanding into traditional grocery sales, and uses Shopify, Recharge, Mailchimp, Shipstation, and QuickBooks to manage e-commerce and finances.

Andrea started Golden Root about 7 years ago
Andrea grew the business to $4K/month
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Learn more about starting an organic food store:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start an organic food store?
-> Pros and cons of an organic food store

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established organic food store
-> Marketing ideas for an organic food store

Other resources

4. Whole Foods Market

Get hungry for local, organic, plant-based & more: see today's sales, browse products by special diet, find recipes, get delivery and pick up & order catering.

Where they're located: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Website traffic: 4.67M/month


5. Thrive Market

Buy healthy food from top-selling, organic brands at wholesale prices. Thrive Market makes healthy living easy.

Where they're located: Columbus, Ohio, USA
Website traffic: 2.71M/month


6. Sprouts Farmers Market

Craft your healthy grocery list with fresh food from Sprouts Farmers Market! Make your list online and visit your local Sprouts

Website traffic: 1.38M/month