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Amazon has expanded grocery delivery to include its Whole Foods Market in Chattanooga as part of a roll-out of the service to 13 more metropolitan markets.

Starting today, Prime members in Chattanooga can shop through Prime Now for thousands of items including fresh produce, meat and seafood, everyday staples and other locally sourced items from Whole Foods Market and see delivery in as little as an hour, the company said.

"Prime Now delivery continues to be a hit with our customers and we're excited to introduce the service to even more Prime members across the country," said Christina Minardi, Whole Foods Market's executive vice president of operations, in a statement. "It's just another way we're making it even easier for more customers to enjoy Whole Foods Market's healthy and organic food."

The service is now available in 88 U.S. metros and will continue to expand throughout 2019, according to Amazon.

Delivery from Whole Foods Market is available daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. To learn more about grocery delivery from Prime Now, go to www.primenow.com.

Other markets opening up for the service today include Knoxville, Destin and Tallahassee, Florida, Greensboro and Wilmington, North Carolina, Allentown, Pennsylvania, Fort Collins, Colorado, Montgomery and Huntsville, Alabama, Jackson, Mississippi, Palm Desert, California, and Portland, Maine.

In Chattanooga, Whole Foods Market is located off Manufacturers Road on the North Shore.

Amazon also has two sprawling distribution centers, one in Chattanooga at Enterprise South industrial park and another in Bradley County, where it employs more than 3,000 employees.

Amazon said that Prime members shopping at Whole Foods Market can save more with weekly Prime Member deals and discounts available year-round on select popular products, plus an additional 10% off hundreds of sale items.

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