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Sprouts Farmers Market Celebrates Ten Years7.9.2012- Progressive Grocer
Sprouts Farmers Market is celebrating 10 years as a natural and organic foods retailer, growing from one store in Chandler, Ariz., to approximately 150 today, with four more scheduled to open this year.
Sprouts plans to continue with its aggressive growth plans by opening 15 new locations next year in several locations including Phoenix, Los Angeles, Houston and Denver.
In celebration of ten years, Sprouts has some special events planned. On Wednesday, July 11th, the world-renowned "Cheese Lady" Sarah Kaufmann (sarahcheeselady.com) will be making a special stop in Arizona to help celebrate this milestone. She will carve an Arizona-themed birthday cake out of a 300 pound block of cheddar.
It will also hold a Facebook promotion: “10 Days of Giveways” (visit www.facebook.com/SproutsFarmersMarket), as well as other anniversary promotions
“It has been an honor to introduce our signature shopping experience to so many communites over the last ten years,” said Shon Boney, CEO of Sprouts. “We express our deep gratitude to all of our customers, employees and partners that have made Sprouts such a great success. As we close on a decade of business together, I look forward to sprouting many more markets in the near future and meeting more great people along the way.”
Sprouts operates approximately 150 stores in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Utah.