For new investors, the key to building a portfolio is to focus first on core stocks. These are companies that are easy to understand, have a good chance to perform well over the long term, and won't keep you up at night. At Motley Fool Stock Advisor, we maintain a list of 10 core stocks to build on, including our favorite organic grocer. 

It's hard to believe that a grocery store could book investors more than 30 times their initial investment, but that's just what Whole Foods has done for those who saw the organic trend coming some 20 years ago. However, it may not be too late to participate in the long-term growth of this organic foods powerhouse. In this premium report on the company, we walk through the key must-know items for every Whole Foods investor, including the main opportunities and threats facing the company. So make sure to claim your copy today by clicking here.


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