In a resignation letter gone viral, ex-employee calls Whole Foods ‘a faux hippy Wal-Mart’

The company’s lone response to the letter that calls its core values ‘utter bullsh**’ is one sentence—and apparently sarcastic.

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An unnamed former Whole Foods bulk-foods buyer from Toronto left the company, but not before offering a scathing 2,343-word critique of its practices and some of his former co-workers. Among his most memorable quips is his labeling of the natural food chain “a faux hippy Wal-Mart.”

He starts the letter:

I was hired about five or six years ago. I appreciated and respected what the company said its philosophies were at that time. The “core values,” essentially. However, it didn’t take long to realize what complete and utter bullshit they are.

The author then launches his litany of complaints against the company.

Gawker calls him disgruntled and prints the entire letter. (Read it here.)

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