Produce is the focal point of Sprouts stores, where customers are attracted to the selection and value, company executives say.
Stores have a farmers’ market ambiance with low shelving for better visibility and to create a bright, open-air atmosphere.
Organic and natural milk in the dairy aisle.
Prepared foods in the Sprouts Country Kitchen, alongside a sushi offering.
Delis offer sandwiches made to order.
Sprouts places an emphasis on quality offerings in the meat and seafood departments.
The bakery focuses on fresh, high-quality and signature product.
Sprouts offers hundred of bulk foods — a part of its value proposition.
Coffee beans in bulk for in-store grinding.
Frozen foods include ethnic and natural frozen entrees and side dishes, as well as specialty items like gluten-free breads and non-dairy ice cream.
Many wines are priced under $10 as part of the chain’s value positioning throughout the store.
Sprouts offers a selection of 4,200 vitamins and supplements.
Sprouts' blend of today's big trends — healthy, organic and natural, convenient, fresh, local and affordable — and its successful financial model have earned it SN's 2013 Supermarket News Retail Excellence Award.