February 20, 2019
Hundreds of shoppers lined up at the new Sprouts in Naples, Fla. before the healthy grocer opened its doors. The new store brought 150 jobs to the area, and donates to local Harry Chapin Food Bank as part of its Food Rescue program. Watch the segment from WZVN-ABC7.
January 28, 2019
FORTUNE revealed its annual list of the World's Most Admired Companies, featuring Sprouts for the second year in a row as No. 3 in the Food and Drug Store category based upon input from executives, analysts, directors, and experts. Read more from FORTUNE.
January 8, 2019
Pushing ahead with its expansion, Sprouts Farmers Market plans to open nine new stores in the second quarter of 2019. The fresh, natural and organic grocer said Tuesday that the openings will bring its stores into three new states: Louisiana, New Jersey and Virginia. Read the article from Supermarket News.
November 29, 2018
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito received a $10,000 grant from the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation in support of the Center for a Healthy Lifestyle program. Read more about the grant's impact from Del Mar Times.
November 2, 2018
Sprouts' Food Rescue program donates unmarketable - but still edible and nutritious - food to students in need at Miramar College with the help of Feeding San Diego. Watch the segment from CBS8 San Diego.
October 31, 2018
Ahead of the hectic holiday season, Sprouts Farmers Market has launched online meal ordering available for in-store pickup from more than 300 locations or delivery in select ZIP codes. Read more from Winsight Grocery Business.
October 26, 2018
A Phoenix-based specialty grocery chain has opened its first location in Central Florida in Winter Park. The new store features produce at the center of the location as one of its main draws, a full-service butcher shop, a bakery and a Market Corner Deli with prepared food selections and a salad bar.Read more from Orlando Business Journal.
October 16, 2018
Phoenix-based Sprouts Farmers Market has presented a $10,000 grant to Temple Terrace Farm2School. This award from the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation will launch the Tampa-area nonprofit’s new mobile kitchen, bringing plant-based health and nutrition education to local youth through cooking classes that call for farm-fresh produce. Continue reading on Creative Loafing Tampa Bay.
October 3, 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Sprouts as a Food Loss and Waste 2030 Champion, which are businesses and organizations that have made a public commitment to reduce food loss and waste in their own operations in the U.S. by 50 percent by the year 2030. Sprouts is committed to eliminating waste and fighting hunger through a “Zero Waste” goal, which aims to reach a 90 percent waste diversion rate by 2020. Learn more about the Food Loss and Waste 2030 Champions from the EPA.
October 1, 2018
Sprouts joined the Good Morning Arizona studio to share new and fan-favorite pumpkin products, and offer some festive recipe inspiration! Watch the segment from KTVK-3TV.
September 25, 2018
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized 13 organizations in the supermarket industry for their achievements in protecting human health and the environment under its GreenChill Partnership Program, which works with food retailers to reduce refrigerant emissions and decrease their impact on the ozone layer. Sprouts Farmers Market was recognized in the EPA's Store Certification Excellence and Store Re-Certification categories. Read more about the EPA's GreenChill partnerships and 2018 recognitions.
September 18, 2018
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.
August 22, 2018
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.
August 21, 2018
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.
August 15, 2018
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.
August 14, 2018
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.
August 1, 2018
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.
July 25, 2018
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.
July 25, 2018
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.
July 24, 2018
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.
July 11, 2018
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.
July 9, 2018
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.
June 18, 2018
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.
June 12, 2018
Sprouts opened its 300th store from coast to coast and first location in South Carolina! Read more about the store from The Greenville News.
June 8, 2018
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.
May 24, 2018
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.
May 24, 2018
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.
May 1, 2018
April 25, 2018
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.
April 22, 2018
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.
April 13, 2018
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.
April 12, 2018
The Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation supported the creation of REAL School Gardens' latest project in Charlotte, NC. Watch the segment from WCNC.
April 9, 2018
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.
April 6, 2018
Sprouts Farmers Market has a new storefront planned at the Lincoln Square development. Read the article from Philadelphia Magazine.
April 5, 2018
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.
April 2, 2018
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.
March 30, 2018
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.
March 19, 2018
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.
March 13, 2018
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
February 28, 2018
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.
February 23, 2018
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.
February 23, 2018
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.
February 22, 2018
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.
January 31, 2018
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.
January 31, 2018
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.
January 26, 2018
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.
January 24, 2018
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
January 19, 2018
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.
January 17, 2018
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.
January 10, 2018
January 9, 2018
Natural grocery chain Sprouts is teaming up with Instacart to expand its delivery options. Read more from the Washington Post.
January 9, 2018
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.
December 13, 2017
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.
December 5, 2017
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.
November 22, 2017
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.
November 15, 2017
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.
November 13, 2017
Registered Dietitian Suzanne Farrell joins KDVR-Fox31 in Denver to make healthy, delicious and nutritious Thanksgiving dishes with ingredients from Sprouts.
November 10, 2017
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.
November 2, 2017
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.
October 10, 2017
Grocery-store chain Sprouts Farmers Market is expanding into Central Florida with a new store in a Winter Park.
October 4, 2017
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.
October 3, 2017
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.
May 23, 2017
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.
March 14, 2017
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.