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South Philly welcomes new grocery store with natural, organic and affordable appeal

Sprouts Farmers Market will officially open its first location in Pennsylvania on Wednesday at South Philadelphia's Lincoln Square. The transformational project introduces new apartments and retail to the awakening Washington Avenue corridor. But with 140 new jobs and a different allure for grocery shoppers, Sprouts has long been anticipated as the project's greatest addition to the neighborhood. Read the article from Philly Voice.

Healthy, Kid-Friendly School Lunch Inspiration

Good Morning San Diego aired healthy school lunch tips with Registered Dietitian Jessica Spiro using Sprouts Brand products. Watch the segment from KUSI News.

Meal Prep 101 at Sprouts

Houston Life broadcasted tips from Registered Dietitian Mary Ellen Phipps on what to shop for at Sprouts to make meal prep quick and simple. Watch more from KPRC-NBC2.

Long-awaited Phoenix Sprouts grocery opening has aura of a rockstar arrival

Escarole! Grass-fed beef! Even kombucha on tap — it was all there at the grand opening Wednesday of a Sprouts Farmers Market at Seventh Avenue and Osborn Road. Read more about the new Phoenix Sprouts from AZCentral.com.

Sneak Peek: Inside the new Durham Sprouts grocery store before it opens

Sprouts Farmers Market is slated to open Wednesday morning in Durham, putting its produce-centric store layout on display in a building at 105 West Highway 54. Read the full article from Triangle Business Journal.

Sprouts scores above-average on Greenpeace sustainable seafood report

Most of the nation's largest chains — and all of the big ones operating in Arizona — have adopted policies and are taking actions that improve the chances that seafood can be fished or harvested on a sustainable basis, said Greenpeace in a new report. Nationally, 20 of the 22 supermarket chains that Greenpeace examined received passing scores, including Sprouts.

Continue reading on AZCentral.com.

Sprouts makes back to school easy with healthy family meals

Celebrity Chef Charles Chen joined Seattle's New Day Northwest to offer recipes perfect for busy back-to-school schedules using unique products from Sprouts in celebration of the healthy grocer's first store in Washington state! Watch the segment on King5.com.

Summer Bean Salad with Plant Based on a Budget

Toni Okamoto with Plant Based on a Budget shares a summer bean salad recipe using Sprouts Brand products and produce. View the segment on Sacramento's KTXL-Fox40.

STORES Magazine Names Sprouts #20 on “Hot 100 Retailers” List

Sprouts Farmers Market ranked number 20 on STORES Magazine's 2018 Hot 100 Retailers. This annual list, which is produced in partnership with Kantar Consulting, ranks the nation’s fastest-growing retail companies by year-over-year domestic sales growth. Sprouts previously ranked number 30 in 2017 and 23 in 2016. Read the full article from STORES Magazine.

Hundreds welcome third Sprouts in El Paso as it opens in East-Central

More than 100 shoppers lined up before the healthy food giant Sprouts Farmers Market opened its third El Paso store. Continue reading on El Paso Times.

Sprouts Farmers Market Opens in Towson, Maryland

On July 25, Sprouts opened a new store in Towson, Md. marking its second in the state. See photos from the grand opening from The Baltimore Sun.

A wide-angle shot of a Sprouts store interior showing almost every department.

Sprouts, KeHe Renew Distribution Agreement Through 2025

Sprouts Farmers Market has renewed its agreement with KeHe Distributors as its primary distribution partner for natural, organic and fresh products through 2025. Terms of the new seven-year agreement include shared targets for improving operational efficiencies, lowering food waste and enhancing Sprouts’ customer experience. Read more from Winsight Grocery Business.

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Sprouts Farmers Market sets opening date for Winter Park store

A grocer based in Phoenix, Arizona, is opening its first Central Florida location in Winter Park. Sprouts Farmers Market will be opening on Oct. 24 at 1999 Aloma Ave. Read the article from the Orlando Sentinel.

The Muffin Girl Introduces Cinnamon Roll Muffins at Sprouts

CW-6 stopped by Sprouts to profile local Arizona vendor The Muffin Girl's newest product carried exclusively at Sprouts stores throughout the state. Watch the segment from CW-6.

Sprouts Farmers Market hiring 140 ahead of opening at Lincoln Square

Sprouts Farmers Market is hiring for multiple positions this summer as the healthy grocer prepares for the grand opening of its first store in the state. The new Sprouts will be housed in a historic, renovated train shed as part of the Lincoln Square. Continue reading on Philly Voice.

5 things to know about the new Sprouts grocery store in Greenville County

Sprouts opened its 300th store from coast to coast and first location in South Carolina! Read more about the store from The Greenville News.

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Food Rescue Program at Sprouts Cuts Down on Food Waste

Sprouts is committed to eliminating waste and fighting hunger in the local communities that support its 300 stores from coast to coast. Watch how the new Sprouts in Augusta is accomplishing both of these tasks with the Food Rescue program that donates unmarketable food that is still edible and nutritious to local food rescue partners.

Coming soon to Sprouts: Salad bar, in-house-made sushi and entrees ready to heat

Sprouts Farmers Market is going all-in with expanded grab-and-go meals, adding a salad bar, sushi and ready-to-heat entrees and sides at several Southern California stores. Find out more from The Orange County Register.

A wide-angle shot of a Sprouts store interior showing almost every department.

Sprouts sets opening for midtown Phoenix store

Sprouts Farmers Market will open its new midtown Phoenix store later this summer. The 31,000-square-foot store will be the fifth Arizona opening this year for Phoenix-based Sprouts, which continues to add dozens of stores across the country.

Read more from Phoenix Business Journal.

Sprouts Farmers Market opens in Augusta

The first Sprouts Farmers Market in Augusta has officially opened its doors! See the broadcast from WRDW-CBS12.

Sprouts Brings Grocery Delivery to Denver, San Diego, Sacramento

Sprouts Farmers Market has continued its grocery delivery expansion to now include Denver, San Diego and Sacramento, Calif. Continue reading on Progressive Grocer.

Healthy Living Snacks on Bay Area LIFE

Registered Dietitian Katie Morford shared healthy snack ideas using ingredients from Sprouts on Bay Area LIFE. Find more tips and recipes from Katie at momskitchenhandbook.com and watch the full segment on KGO-ABC7.

Pasco County lands its first Sprouts Farmers Market

Pasco County has landed its first Sprouts Farmers Market. The Phoenix-based specialty grocer said Wednesday that it is planning a location in Trinity within the Village at Mitchell Ranch at State Road 54 and Little Road. The location comes as Sprouts is growing its footprint in Florida. Five Sprouts stores are open, and the company recently announced plans for stores in Clearwater, Naples, Winter Park, Oviedo, Deerfield Beach and Wellington.

Read more from Tampa Bay Business Journal.

Sprouts Named Top Employer in Arizona

Sprouts Farmers Market added about 300 net new Arizona jobs over the past year, helped by two new Arizona store openings in 2017 and three so far this year. The company has found job fairs and social-media alerts helpful in attracting applicants.

"Job seekers want more scheduling flexibility," said Timmi Zalatoris, senior director of talent acquisition for the Phoenix-based company. She said Sprouts has enhanced certain benefits over the past year or so, including adopting a more generous maternity-leave policy and a new bonus program for employees when their store sales exceed targets.

Read the full article from The Arizona Republic.

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84 Sprouts Stores Awarded for Sustainability Efforts

Manomet, a nonprofit organization, has awarded 84 Sprouts Farmets Market stores with its Grocery Stewardship Certification (GSC) in recognition of their commitment to reducing their stores’ environmental impact and use of resources. Continue reading on Winsight Grocery Business.

Sprouts Farmers Market builds learning garden for local elementary school

The Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation supported the creation of REAL School Gardens' latest project in Charlotte, NC. Watch the segment from WCNC.

Sprouts Farmers Market Named 2018 Grocery Business of the Year

Guided by the belief that healthy food should be available to everyone, Sprouts Farmers Market earns the honorable distinction of 2018 Grocery Business of the Year. Read the full feature from Winsight Grocery Business.

A New Natural and Organic Market is Coming to South Broad Street

Sprouts Farmers Market has a new storefront planned at the Lincoln Square development. Read the article from Philadelphia Magazine.

Sprouts Farmers Market ramps up store openings

Sprouts Farmers Market aims to open 13 new stores in nine states during the third quarter. The Phoenix, Ariz.-based fresh, natural and organic supermarket chain said Wednesday that the new locations are in Durham, N.C.; El Paso, Texas; Las Vegas (three stores); Mill Creek, Wash.; Oklahoma City; Philadelphia; Phoenix; Towson, Md.; and Lodi, Sacramento and Vacaville, Calif. Continue Reading on Supermarket News.

Organic grocer Sprouts opens in Ballantyne

The Phoenix-based grocery store chain celebrated its opening on Wednesday in Ballantyne. Watch the segment from WCNC.

Sprouts Donates $25K to Learning Garden for Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day, the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation is donating $25,000 to Real School Gardens in support of the organization’s expansion and new learning garden in Charlotte, N.C. The donation is a part of the retailer’s ongoing sustainability efforts, including its Food Rescue Program, which reached a 55% food waste diversion rate in 2017. Read the full article from Winsight Grocery Business.

Working on your fitness? Modesto’s Sprouts upgrades offer more healthy, tasty options

The Modesto grocery store Sprouts Farmers Market unveiled new renovations Wednesday, which included salad and juice bars, as well as a custom build-your-own-sandwich station, fresh meal case, more dairy selections and other improvements. Continue Reading on The Modesto Bee.

Sprouts opening soon in Augusta

Sprouts Farmers Market prepares to open at Crane Creek in Augusta, Ga. See more from WRDW-CBS12 News.

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Sprouts Farmers Market to open store in Towson, Md.

Sprouts Farmers Market plans to open a Towson location this summer. It will be the Phoenix, Ariz.-based company’s second location in the mid-Atlantic region. Read more from the Baltimore Sun.

Sprouts Farmers Market opens Ellicott City store, its first mid-Atlantic location

Towers of produce, fully stocked shelves and barrels of grains for bulk purchase sit ready and waiting for shoppers at the first Sprouts in the mid-Atlantic.

See the preview from the Baltimore Business Journal

Sprouts Farmers Market opens the doors to its new Sahuarita store

Sprouts in Sahuarita, Ariz. opened to thousands of new guests excited to have an option for fresh and natural products at great prices. Read about the store from the Arizona Daily Star.

Valrico Sprouts New Grocery Store Choice

The much-anticipated Sprouts Farmers Market is now open for business in Valrico. The Arizona-based grocery chain launched its newest store at 3315 Lithia-Pinecrest Road Wednesday, Feb. 21. Shoppers lined up for the 7 a.m. opening, anxious to check out the new 30,000-square-foot store and take advantage of the grand opening specials, giveaways and free food samples. Continue Reading on the Bloomingdale Patch.

Sprouts Takes Aim at Mid-Atlantic

Sprouts Farmers Market next month will enter the mid-Atlantic states for the first time, and officials like what they see there: high spending and dense populations interested in healthy eating, but largely served by conventional supermarkets. Read the full article from Winsight Grocery Business.

Sprouts posts strong comps again as new stores excel

Sprouts performed admirably in last year’s deflationary environment, and it continues to make gains as food prices increase once again. The company has a unique model — small stores, low prices and a health-focused mission — and is putting money behind high-growth initiatives like private label, fresh foods and home delivery. Read more on FoodDive.com.

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New Sprouts Grocery Store Opens In Natomas

It’s a big day for Natomas-area residents in Sacramento as a brand new Sprouts Farmers Market officially opened for business. We went to the new store on Del Paso Road where people lined up early. Watch the segment on CBS13 Sacramento.

Several Oklahoma Sprouts locations joining Instacart grocery delivery service

Grocery shopping continues to become more convenient for shoppers in Oklahoma City. In recent years, many shoppers have decided to use technology to their advantage in order to save a little bit of time while running errands. Read more on KFOR.com.

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Sprouts Farmers Market now delivering to Las Vegas homes

Las Vegas residents can receive home delivery from Sprouts Farmers Market starting Wednesday. In addition to Las Vegas, Sprouts is rolling out delivery in Reno, Albuquerque and Oklahoma City. Sprouts will expand the service to additional markets across the country throughout the year. Same-day delivery can be as quick as one hour in select zip codes around the valley. Read more on KTNV.com.

Sprouts Contributes to ReFED’s Retail Food Waste Action Guide

Sprouts is proud to be among industry leaders to contribute to ReFED's Retail Food Waste Action Guide, which offers strategies for developing and implementing food waste reduction solutions. ReFED is a collaboration of over 50 business, nonprofit, foundation, and government leaders committed to reducing food waste in the United States. Click here to download the Retail Food Waste Action Guide.

Sprouts Launches Instacart Grocery Delivery in Fresno

Sprouts is the latest grocery store in Fresno to start delivering to shoppers’ homes. In a service that started Wednesday, Sprouts will deliver groceries through the Instacart app.   Read more from The Fresno Bee

Institutional Investor Recognizes Sprouts

Institutional Investor magazine recently published the winners of the 2018 All-America Executive Team with Sprouts Farmers Market achieving published wins for the MIDCAP-only rankings. Read more from Institutional Investor.

Sprouts Makes FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies

FORTUNE revealed its annual list of the World's Most Admired Companies ranking Sprouts No. 4 in the Food and Drug Store category based on a survey of  3,900 executives, analysts, directors, and experts. Read more from FORTUNE.

Sprouts Farmers Market expands Instacart home delivery to Houston area

Another grocer in the Houston area has teamed up with San Francisco-based Instacart to provide home delivery.

Phoenix-based Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. (Nasdaq: SFM) announced Jan. 17 that it has launched the partnership in select zip codes in West Houston, Cypress, Katy, Cinco Ranch, Jersey Village, The Heights and Pearland.

Read more from the Houston Business Journal.

Sprouts Brings Healthy Living for Less to Fayetteville, N.C.

Sprouts opened its Fayetteville store on January 10, the second Sprouts in North Carolina. Read more about the grand opening from The Fayetteville Observer. Continue Reading...

Delivery dash: Grocery chain Sprouts teams up with Instacart

Natural grocery chain Sprouts is teaming up with Instacart to expand its delivery options.   Read more from the Washington Post.

Sprouts starts grocery-delivery service in metro Phoenix

Sprouts Farmers Market rolled out grocery home-delivery service to customers in the Phoenix and Tucson areas through a partnership with Instacart that will be extended to other states around the nation.

The Phoenix-based chain of stores will offer same-day deliveries in as little as one hour to customers placing orders through computers, tablets and smartphones.

Read more from AZCentral.

Healthy Holiday Appetizers with Marisa Moore, RD

Sprouts Partner and Registered Dietitian Marisa Moore shared healthy holiday appetizer recipes on Atlanta & Company. Click here to watch the segment.

Food Donations in Box

Sprouts’ Zero-Waste Programs Advocate for Ugly Produce

The impact of Sprouts' zero-waste programs was included in an article highlighting the work of pioneers reducing food waste by distributing and advocating for produce that is not conventionally attractive.

Read more about Sprouts' Food Rescue and Food Waste to Farms programs in the article on AZCentral.com

Sprouts Enrolls Dozens of SW Stores in Sustainability Program

To deepen its commitment to sustainability, natural and organic grocer Sprouts Farmers Market is enrolling all Colorado and Utah stores, along with five Phoenix-area stores, in what is said to be the country’s only grocery sustainability certification program.

Click here to read the article from Progressive Grocer.

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U.S. EPA Recognizes Sprouts for Food Recovery Efforts

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)recognized the outstanding accomplishments of seven California winners participating in EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge, including Sprouts Farmers Markets in Daly City, Calif. Read more from the EPA.

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Holiday Side Dishes from Sprouts with Abigail Dougherty, RDN

Sprouts Farmers Market makes it easy to prepare healthy and delicious holiday side dishes with fresh, seasonal, natural and organic ingredients found throughout the store. Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Abigail Dougherty shares recipes for three delicious Thanksgiving sides that will perfectly compliment the holiday table and impress your guests.

Watch more on Tampa Bay Morning Blend.

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Thanksgiving Made Healthy with Ingredients from Sprouts

Registered Dietitian Suzanne Farrell joins KDVR-Fox31 in Denver to make healthy, delicious and nutritious Thanksgiving dishes with ingredients from Sprouts.

Watch the segment from KDVR.

Sprouts Foundation Awards $2.2 Million to Nonprofits

Sprouts Farmers Market established a grantmaking foundation just two years ago in 2015, and thus far, its focus has been on supporting health and wellness efforts in local communities where stores are located.

The foundation recently announced $2.2 million in nonprofit awards that will promote health and nutrition education. Read more from Inside Philanthropy.

Sprouts Offering Better-For-You Holiday Meals, ‘Grab ‘N Give’ Donations

Sprouts Farmers Market hopes to be the “grocery go-to for consumers planning a delicious and fresh holiday meal.” The specialty retailer is offering hundreds of organic, natural, gluten-free, vegan and plant-based ingredients for holiday entertaining, as well as fully prepared meals and catering trays. It also is looking to make giving back easier for shoppers by offering “Grab ‘N Give” bags. Read more from The Shelby Report.

Sprouts Named Pear Retailer of the Year

For the second year in a row, the pear industry has granted the Pear Retailer of the Year honor to Sprouts Farmers Market. To learn more, visit the Pear Bureau Northwest website.

Grocer Sprouts entering Central Florida with Winter Park location

Grocery-store chain Sprouts Farmers Market is expanding into Central Florida with a new store in a Winter Park.

Read more from the Orlando Sentinel.

Sprouts Farmers Market will open store in Ellicott City next year

Sprouts Farmers Market, a fast-growing organic grocer, plans to open its first Maryland store early next year in Ellicott City. The store in St. John’s Plaza at 9150 Baltimore National Pike will be one of nine new locations opening in the first three months of 2018 and part of a 30-store U.S. expansion planned for next year, Sprouts said Wednesday.

Read more from The Baltimore Sun.

Sprouts plans to open stores in Tempe, Mesa, Green Valley in early 2018

Sprouts Farmers Market announced it will open nine stores during the first three months of 2018, including three in Arizona and its first in the northeastern United States.

The Phoenix-based retailer said it will open a store at 931 E. Elliot Road in Tempe and one at 3150 N. Recker Road in Mesa, along with a location at 18755 S. Nogales Highway in Green Valley.

Read more from The Arizona Republic.

Third Florida Sprouts Opens in South Tampa

The long-awaited Sprouts Farmers Market opened in South Tampa Wednesday, May 24. See more from WTVT-Fox13.

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Sprouts Helps the Community and Environment with Food Rescue Program

Recycling is not new for most retailers, but grocery stores face a different challenge as they evaluate sustainable practices to minimize food waste that must be transported to landfills.

At Sprouts Farmers Market, the goal is to divert 90 percent of waste from landfills by 2020. A combination of recycling programs that address packaging as well as food waste will help the grocer reach the goal, according to Justin Kacer, Sustainability Specialist at Sprouts. “This is a steep goal, but we have support throughout the organization – it is part of our corporate culture.”

Read more from the Professional Retail Store Management Association.

First Look at Sprouts’ First N.C. Store Debuting in Raleigh

Sprouts Farmers Market opened its first North Carolina store Wednesday, March 15 at a new north Raleigh shopping center.

Read more from the Triangle Business Journal.

Sprouts Opens First Florida Store

Sprouts opened the doors to its first Florida store in Tampa Bay on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. See the broadcast on WFTS-ABC Action News.