Grocer Partners with RangeMe and ECRM to Source New and Improved Sustainable Sprouts Branded Products
PHOENIX, Ariz. — April 19, 2022 — Sprouts Farmers Market will host its first-ever Our Brands focused Sustainability Vendor Summit June 21-24 as part of the company’s commitment in bringing responsibly grown and sourced food to our customers. The virtual event, hosted in partnership with ECRM and RangeMe, will allow Sprouts to discover new suppliers to support the continued expansion of Sprouts Branded items in departments including¬ – grocery, produce, frozen, deli, bulk foods, meat and seafood, and vitamins and supplements.
“At Sprouts, we believe that doing good extends beyond selling healthy products,” said Jac Ross, VP of Our Brands. “Our long-term growth strategy is rooted in sustainability efforts that improve our business while caring for our customers, team members, local communities and planet. Sprouts Sustainability Vendor Summit will help advance our dedication to expand our sustainable selection of Sprouts Branded products in our over 380 stores across the country and beyond.”
Starting now through April 25, Sprouts encourages Private Brand suppliers and manufacturers who align with their commitment to ensure ethically source ingredients, sustainable packaging and who prioritize and support improved animal welfare to sign up at www.rangeme.com/sproutssustainabilitysummit.
Learn more about Sprouts’ ESG initiatives at sprouts.com/sustainability.
About Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.
Sprouts is the place where goodness grows. True to its farm-stand heritage, Sprouts offers a unique grocery experience featuring an open layout with fresh produce at the heart of the store. Sprouts inspires wellness naturally with a carefully curated assortment of better-for-you products paired with purpose-driven people. The healthy grocer continues to bring the latest in wholesome, innovative products made with lifestyle-friendly ingredients such as organic, plant-based and gluten-free. Headquartered in Phoenix, and one of the largest and fastest growing specialty retailers of fresh, natural and organic food in the United States, Sprouts employs approximately 31,000 team members and operates more than 380 stores in 23 states nationwide. To learn more about Sprouts, and the good it brings communities, visit about.sprouts.com.
About ECRM & RangeMe
ECRM and RangeMe are the industry leaders in the product discovery, sourcing, and purchasing experience between top retailers and product suppliers around the world. With 28 years of experience, ECRM brings efficiencies and effectiveness to the buying and selling process by fostering connections between retail buyers and suppliers both virtually and face-to-face. RangeMe, the online platform integrated into the ECRM product offering, enables retail buyers to efficiently discover and purchase innovative and emerging products. The combined offerings empower suppliers to manage and grow their brands with tools, insights, and services. RangeMe and ECRM provide the industry’s most complete sourcing solution across several categories, including food and beverage, health and beauty care, general merchandise, pharmacy and medical markets, and foodservice.