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By The Numbers: Sprouts Farmers Market's Business Impact

2023 report covers products, planet, associates and communities
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According to Sprout Farmers Market's "2023 Impact Report," 21% of team members were promoted and 3,000 new jobs were created in the past year.

Sprouts Farmers Market, a specialty retailer of fresh, natural and organic food, has issued its “2023 Impact Report” detailing the company’s progress toward its goals of curating Impactful Products, ensuring a Thriving Planet, developing Purposeful People and supporting Healthy Communities.

“Our company purpose to help people live and eat better is brought to life by our 32,000 team members every day,” noted Brandon Lombardi, chief sustainability officer at 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.”

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Among the highlights of the report:

Impactful Products

  • 19% of total sales from fruits and vegetables
  • $3.3 billion in sales of products with a social or environmental attribute
  • 30% organic sales penetration in Sprouts brand products
  • $225 million in local produce sales from a network of 170 farmers

Thriving Planet

  • 25% per-square-foot carbon emissions intensity reduction target in operations by 2033
  • 130 million single-use bags avoided
  • 70% landfill diversion rate
  • 70 million pounds of food recovered through donation, animal feed and composting initiatives

Purposeful People

  • 21% of team members promoted and 3,000 new jobs created
  • 64% of store manager positions filled with internal candidates
  • $21 million in bonuses paid to field associates
  • 17,000 leadership training hours delivered

Healthy Communities

  • 3 million children took part 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 associates
  • $20 million given to local nonprofit partners in communities where Sprouts operates since 2015

Phoenix-based Sprouts Farmers Market employs about 32,000 associates and operates more than 400 stores in 23 states nationwide. The company is No. 51 on The PG 100, Progressive Grocer’s 2023 list of the top food and consumables retailers in North America

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