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Photos: Whole Foods opens in Detroit's Midtown neighborhood

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DETROIT (WJBK) -

Detroiters celebrated the grand opening of the city's first Whole Foods store Wednesday.

The store is located in the city's Midtown neighborhood.

Shoppers on Wednesday will be treated a free Whole Foods shopping bag, along with a variety of local products, according to Red Elk Banks, executive operations coordinator at Whole Foods Market. "We built the store with Detroit in mind."

The Austin, Texas-based chain's newest store will help fill a grocery void in the area.

Detroiters long have complained about not having enough places to buy fresh fruit, vegetables and produce.

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