WATCH: Go inside the new 365 by Whole Foods in Cedar Park

It’s a big week for Whole Foods, especially amid new rumors about a possible Albertsons’ takeover.

But locally, the big news is that the new 365 by Whole Foods Market is opening its first location (and fourth overall) in Cedar Park on Wednesday.

The store has been hosting opening events all week, including a VIP meet-and-greet tonight, but you can’t shop there until Wednesday at 9 a.m. when the doors officially open.

Addie Broyles tries out a virtual reality set up at the new 365 by Whole Foods in Cedar Park ahead of the April 26th opening. The store will feature different products and layout from the standard Whole Foods, including a large presence of it’s in-house 365 Everyday Value brand products on the shelves. Tom McCarthy Jr. for the Austin American-Statesman

Today, my colleague Gary Dinges and I toured the store to get an inside look at how the new concept is different than a traditional Whole Foods’ — hint, you might be weighing some of your own produce — and what customers can expect on Wednesday. (We also tried out this VR simulator Whole Foods hired local developers Hunt, Gather to produce. If you’re at the store and get a chance to check it out, give it a try. I got to pretend break a bottle of champagne on the floor.)

The new 365 by Whole Foods in Cedar Park is set to open April 26 and will feature different products and layout from the standard Whole Foods, including a large presence of it’s in-house 365 Everyday Value brand products on the shelves. 04/24/17 by Tom McCarthy Jr.

Check out Gary’s story here (or in tomorrow’s print edition), and have a look at the video I put together after the tour was over. On Wednesday, I’ll host a Facebook livestream so you can see the store on opening day.

MORE PHOTOS: A first look inside the new Cedar Park 365 by Whole Foods

The new 365 by Whole Foods in Cedar Park is set to open April 26 and will feature different products and layout from the standard Whole Foods, including a large presence of it’s in-house 365 Everyday Value brand products on the shelves. 04/24/17 by Tom McCarthy Jr.

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