Sprouts Farmers Market locations can be looked up using the "Find A Store" search feature on the Sprout Farmers Market official website. As of June 2014, there are about 170 Sprouts Farmers Market stores and the number is expected to increase. The company aims to grow and open up to 1,200 stores by the next decade.
Sprouts Farmers Market is an American specialty grocery chain of stores that offers fresh food and produce, healthy foods, vitamins and supplements. It is similar to and competes with other chain stores such as Trader Joe's and Whole Food Market.
The company was founded by the Boney family, who first started selling fruits in Southern California in 1943. Upon selling Henry's Farmers Market in 1999, the Boney family started to develop the Sprouts brand. The brand grew as it merged with Henry's Farmers Market in 2011 and the acquisition of 30 Sunflower Supermarket branches in 2012.
One of the advantages of Sprouts Farmers Market over other natural-food retail chains is that most of its product offerings are about 13 percent cheaper. As of February 2015, the company is owned by Apollo Global Management and the states served by Sprouts Farmers Market grocery stores are Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Kansas, Georgia and Tennessee.