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Sprouts Announces Florida Expansion

New stores planned for Orlando, Naples and Valrico

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Oct. 10, 2017 – Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the fastest-growing retailers in the country, today announced it will expand its Florida footprint by adding stores in Orlando, Naples and the Tampa area.

The healthy grocer will open its first Orlando area store in Winter Park near the intersection of Aloma Avenue and Lakemont
Avenue, and its first store in Naples near the intersection of Immokalee Road and Logan Boulevard. Additional details
including opening dates for these sites will be announced at a later date.

Last week, Sprouts announced plans to open its fourth Tampa-area store in Valrico during the first quarter of 2018. The
Valrico store will be located at 3309 Lithia Pinecrest Road. Sprouts opened three stores in Tampa and one in Sarasota in
2017.

“We knew residents’ interest in health and value would make Sprouts a natural fit for Floridians,” said Ted Frumkin, chief
development officer. “We’re ramping up expansion efforts based on the strong performance of our Tampa and Sarasota
stores, and positive customer response to the affordable fresh and natural products across the entire store.”

Sprouts’ rapid southeast expansion is anchored by a distribution center that opened in Atlanta last year.

Since opening its doors 15 years ago, Sprouts has become famous for offering fresh, natural and organic products at
affordable prices. Sprouts’ knowledgeable team members are trained to help customers select the right products for their
healthy living journey. Customers can also enjoy more than 1,800 Sprouts Brand products, which meet strict ingredient
standards while delivering exceptional taste and value. Through the Sprouts app, shoppers can clip exclusive mobile
coupons, find their local weekly ad and more.

Sprouts is dedicated to growing responsibly and has committed to a “Zero Waste” threshold by 2020, as defined by the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency. The Sprouts Food Rescue program donates unsold and edible groceries, including fresh
produce, from its stores and distribution centers to food banks in all of its markets. Since February, Sprouts stores in Florida
have donated more than 130,000 pounds of food to Feeding Tampa Bay and All Faiths Food Bank. Food that is not fit for
human consumption is either composted or sent to cattle ranches through Sprouts’ Food Waste to Farms program.

For a list of stores by region or to see other locations coming soon, visit sprouts.com/stores/search.