The grocer also recently acquired its only two licensed stores, both located in California, meaning it now owns all stores operating under the Sprouts Farmers Market name.
These are the new Sprouts Farmers Market stores that have opened so far this year:
Sprouts Farmers Market opened its new store in Nashville on January 20, according to a release. The new store, located at 5821 Nolensville Pike, is the second Sprouts location in Nashville. It opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by LaTanya Channel, director of economic growth and small business development in Nashville, the release said. Sprouts said the store would include local goods, including produce from Southern Valley Fruit and Vegetable.
The grocer opened its store in Surprise days after the Nashville opening, on February 3, according to Sprouts. Surprise is located at 13650 N. Prasada Pkwy. about 20 miles northwest of Phoenix, Arizona’s capital city.
Sprouts Farmers Market opened a store in Lathrop, California, also on February 3, the grocer said. The Northern California location at 16576 Golden Valley Pkwy features local products, including produce G&M Farms, George Perry and Sons and A&A Organic Farms, according to the release.
The natural- and organic-focused grocery chain opened another California location a month later, on March 3. The Southern California store is located at 11522 Alondra Blvd. in Norwalk, south of Los Angeles. Sprouts’ highlighted local products at the store, such as produce from ECO Farms, G&M Farm, and George Perry and Sons.
Sprouts opened another Northern California location in Stockton, California, on March 10, about a week after its previous opening in Norwalk. Like the Norwalk location, Sprouts said the store at 5308 Pacific Ave, Suite #1040 would feature local offerings from ECO Farms, G&M Farms, and George Perry and Sons.
The Villages, Florida
Sprouts Farmers Market opened a store in The Villages, Florida, on March 17. The store, located 330 Buena Vista Blvd., will have fresh fruits and vegetables from Wish Farms, Grimes Produce and Egan Family Farms, Sprouts said. The grocer currently has more than 30 stores in the state.
Another California store opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on March 24 at 171 E. Yosemite Ave. in Merced. Local products will also come from ECO Farms, G&M Farms, and George Perry and Sons, a release said.
Sprouts’ location in Lancaster, California, opened to shoppers on April 28, according to a release. The store, located at 43668 15 Street West, will include local produce from ECO Farms, G&M Farms, and George Perry and Sons, Sprouts said.
Coming soon: Las Vegas, Nevada
A Las Vegas Sprouts store is slated to open on May 5, according to the grocer. Sprouts Farmers Market has more than a dozen locations in Nevada, nine of which are located in Las Vegas. Nevada-based Peri and Sons Farms is one of the local vendors Sprouts is working with in the region, the release said.