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Sprouts Farmers Market Announces Grand Opening of Merced Location, March 24

Celebrations Include Store Discounts, Vendor Sampling, Prizes, Games and More

Merced, CASprouts Farmers Market is excited to announce it will open its newest store on March 24, located at 171 E. Yosemite Ave. in Merced, CA. A ribbon cutting will take place Friday morning at 6:45 a.m. The doors to the store will open at 7 a.m.

“Merced is thrilled to welcome Sprouts to our community,” said Matthew Serratto Mayor of Merced. “Sprouts offers a unique specialty in fresh, healthy food that is truly a game-changer for us – no more car trips out of town for items that we can now find in town.”

Grand Opening Weekend Events:
From Friday, March 24 through Sunday, March 26 a variety of activities will celebrate the grand opening. Guests will be treated to samples from innovative brands at the Vendor Village. The first 200 shoppers will receive a free ‘Goodness it’s Free’ reusable goodie bag filled with special products and samples on Friday and Saturday until supplies last. A large interactive and educational experience area will give guests the chance to taste seasonal produce, play games, have their face painted, see artists carve large produce and more.

In addition, customers who text “MERCED” to 777-688 will receive 20% off their purchase when they scan their app account barcode at checkout. Through the app, shoppers can view Sprouts’ weekly ad and save more than $100 with digital coupons on grocery staples and new items every month.

The community can look forward to seeing locally produced products line the shelves including fresh fruits and vegetables from ECO Farms, G&M Farms, George Perry and Sons and more. Look for the blue tag highlighting that the product is local. For more information visit

Additionally, through Sprouts’ Food Rescue program, the new store will donate groceries that are no longer fit for sale but remain perfectly edible and nutrient rich to Second Harvest of the Greater Valley.

This location will be open daily from 7 a.m. until 10 p.m. For more information visit

About Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.
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 approximately 380 stores in 23 states nationwide. To learn more about Sprouts, and the good it brings communities, visit