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Sprouts Touts Achievements In 2023 Impact Report

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Among the highlights of Phoenix-based Sprouts Farmers Market’s recently released 2023 Impact Report: 19 percent of the grocer’s total sales came from healthy fruits and vegetables and it posted $3.3 billion in sales of products with a social or environmental attribute. 

“Our company’s purpose to help people live and eat better is brought to life by our 32,000 team members every day,” said Brandon Lombardi, chief sustainability officer for Sprouts Farmers Market. 

“I’m honored to share some of the ways our teams across the business cared for one another, our communities, and the planet in 2023.“

Other highlights from Sprouts’ 2023 Impact Report include:

Impactful products

  • Thirty percent organic sales penetration in Sprouts Brand products; and
  • $225 million in local produce sales from a network of 170 farmers.

Thriving planet

  • Twenty-five percent per square foot carbon emissions intensity reduction target in our operations by 2033;
  • 130 million single-use bags avoided;
  • Seventy percent landfill diversion rate; and
  • 70 million pounds of food recovered through donation, animal feed, and composting programs.

Purposeful people

  • Twenty-one percent of team members promoted and 3,000 new jobs created;
  • Sixty-four percent of store manager positions filled with internal candidates;
  • $21 million in bonuses paid to field team members; and
  • 17,000 leadership training hours delivered.

Healthy communities

  • 3 million children participated in Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation nutrition education programs;
  • 37 million pounds of food donated; the equivalent to 29 million meals;
  • 5,500 service hours donated by Sprouts team members; and
  • $20 million awarded to local nonprofit partners in communities in which Sprouts operates since 2015.

Learn more about Sprouts’ sustainability efforts and review the full 2023 Impact Report at sprouts.com/sustainability.

About Sprouts Farmers Market

Sprouts offers a grocery experience featuring an open layout with fresh produce at the heart of the store. Sprouts inspires wellness with a curated assortment of better-for-you products paired with purpose-driven people. Sprouts is one of the largest and fastest-growing specialty retailers of fresh, natural and organic food in the U.S.

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Sommer joined The Shelby Report in January 2022 after graduating from Brenau University in Gainesville, GA with a B.A. and M.A. in Communications and Media Studies. Sommer is excited to learn about the grocery industry and share her findings with The Shelby Report's readers!

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