Errol Schweizer

Industry Leader

Errol Schweizer was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. With more than 20 years in the natural and organic food movement, including food cooperatives, CSA programs and farmers markets, he led the national grocery program at Whole Foods Market for over seven years. He was responsible for the merchandising and products assortment for over 80 categories and $5 billion in annual sales. His team helped dozens of innovative companies become household names and popularized trends such as Grassfed, Biodynamic, and Fair Trade, as well as shepherding over 10,000 items through Non-GMO Project verification. In 2015 Errol was named one of the top 25 retail game-changers in the food industry by Supermarket News. Errol is currently an Advisor and Board Member to numerous companies and organizations devoted to a conscious and ethical food system.