June 25, 2019
If the name Sprouts Farmers Market makes you think of fruits and vegetables, consider that a starting point. The store that opened Wednesday morning on Perkins Road is a lot more than that. Sprouts is Baton Rouge's latest entry into the market for fresh, organic and natural foods. Continue reading from The Advocate.
June 4, 2019
Sprouts Farmers Market, an Arizona based-grocery chain, opened its first store in New Jersey on June 5. See The Courier Post's first look at the new store.
May 16, 2019
Sprouts Farmers Market has joined The Sustainability Consortium (TSC), which translates the best sustainability science into business tools that are used all over the world to create more sustainable consumer products. Sprouts joined TSC to better understand the risks and opportunities within their supply chains and identify areas to improve the social and environmental performance of the products on their shelves. They will be actively involved in TSC initiatives and innovation programs that include food waste, deforestation and the circular economy. Read more from The Sustainability Consortium
May 1, 2019
In addition to teaching science, Ms. Barbara Talley at Donelson Middle School in Nashville, TN also helps fill the school’s food pantry, stocked with food items for students who wouldn’t otherwise have food to eat outside of school. Inspired by her story, Sprouts donated $1,000 to Ms. Talley’s food pantry program at Donelson Middle School. Watch more from Pickler & Ben.
April 18, 2019
Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation Executive Director, Lyndsey Waugh, shares insights into the Neighborhood Grants program and what stands out among the hundreds of applications the Foundation receives each year. Continue reading...
April 5, 2019
Sprouts Farmers Market is opening 13 new locations across the country over the second half of 2019, including its first store in Virginia. Once the additions are complete, Sprouts will operate 340 stores across 22 states. Continue reading on Grocery Dive.
April 3, 2019
The long-awaited Sprouts Farmers Market is now open in the SLO Promenade shopping center — and customers are coming out in large numbers to explore it. The new, 30,000-square-foot grocery store was packed with visitors examining products, gauging prices, and simply getting their shopping chores accomplished. Read more from The San Luis Obispo Tribune.
March 26, 2019
Sprouts’ location in Wellington’s busy Isla Verde shopping center is part of the company’s massive growth throughout the U.S. as it continues to eye more sites in Palm Beach County, including in Boynton Beach and Jupiter. Sprouts will also open stores in Stuart and Jacksonville. Read more from the Palm Beach Post.
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.
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 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 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.