Probably one of the worst household tasks to have to do is grocery shopping. It's a mix of getting out of the house, being around a lot of people all at once, and spending a lot of money because the kids have decided they want all the snacks.

So, it's definitely not fun when you have to go out and do that once a week (if not more).

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But the prices are an absolute killer right now. And if you want the best quality stuff for you and your family to eat, you've got to pay extra. But there is a difference between paying "extra" for quality and paying "way too much" for quality, and one website has had enough of these overpriced grocery items. has decided to "call out" the most overpriced grocery stores in the country, and one of them has dozens of locations between Texas and Louisiana.

Ever Been to Whole Foods?

Bought out by Amazon not all that long ago, Whole Foods has always been known for its high prices.

Amazon Buys Whole Foods For Over 13 Billion
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"There’s a reason why Whole Foods is often referred to as 'Whole Paycheck,'" the food blog wrote. "Since being founded in 1980, Whole Foods has earned a reputation for being one of the most overpriced grocery stores in the country. It’s faced scandal after scandal, from selling a bottle of water with three stalks of asparagus for $6, to their former CEO blaming America’s obesity crisis on 'making poor choices' and 'ignorance.'"

And yeah, while it was purchased by Amazon (which led to price decreases, Delish said) the store still remains "financially inaccessible to many shoppers."

What's the Appeal of Whole Foods?

Whole Foods Market appeals to consumers for various reasons, primarily centered around its commitment to offering high-quality natural and organic products.

The store emphasizes a selection of fresh, locally sourced, and sustainably produced items, catering to health-conscious and environmentally-aware consumers. Whole Foods is renowned for its stringent quality standards, including bans on artificial preservatives, colors, and flavors. The store's commitment to ethical and sustainable practices, such as fair trade and animal welfare, resonates with socially-conscious shoppers.

Additionally, Whole Foods provides a diverse range of specialty and hard-to-find products, attracting customers seeking unique and premium offerings. While the perception of higher prices exists, many patrons are willing to pay a premium for the assurance of quality, ethical sourcing, and a holistic approach to health and sustainability.

Where Are They - Louisiana

Baton Rouge




New Orleans (2 locations)


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Where Are They - Texas



Austin (5 locations)

Bee Cave


Dallas (4 locations)

El Paso


Fort Worth

Highland Park

Highland Village

Houston (9 locations)





San Antonio (2 locations)

Sugar Land

The Woodlands

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The culture in South Louisiana is unique, and Cajuns who live there play by their own set of rules. None of them trust the word "Cajun" on a menu outside of the eight parish region known as Acadiana, and the items they call necessities are often unheard of in other parts of the state or country. You can guarantee that every south Louisiana native understands this list and will nod at each entry.

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