Sprouts Farmers Market to Hold its First-Ever Sustainability Vendor Summit

Sprouts Farmers Market is hosting its first-ever Our Brands focused Sustainability Vendor Summit on June 21-24 as part of the company’s commitment to bringing responsibly grown and sourced food to its customers.

The virtual event, hosted in partnership with ECRM and RangeMe, will allow Sprouts to discover new suppliers to support the continued expansion of Sprouts Branded items in departments including grocery, produce, frozen, deli, bulk foods, meat and seafood, and vitamins and supplements, the retailer said in a press release.

“At Sprouts, we believe that doing good extends beyond selling healthy products,” said Jac Ross, VP of Our Brands. “Our long-term growth strategy is rooted in sustainability efforts that improve our business while caring for our customers, team members, local communities, and the planet.”

The Sprouts Sustainability Vendor Summit will help the company expand its selection of sustainable Sprouts-branded products sold in its more than 380 stores nationwide.

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Private Brand suppliers and manufacturers who align with Sprouts’ commitment to ensuring source ingredients ethically, sustainable packaging, and prioritizing and supporting improved animal welfare can register to participate in the event www.rangeme.com/sproutssustainabilitysummit. Registration is open until April 25.

Headquartered in Phoenix and one of the largest and fastest-growing specialty retailers of fresh, natural, and organic food in the United States, Sprouts employs approximately 31,000 team members and operates more than 380 stores in 23 states nationwide.

About ECRM & RangeMe

ECRM and RangeMe are the industry leaders in the product discovery, sourcing, and purchasing experience between top retailers and product suppliers worldwide. With 28 years of experience, ECRM brings efficiencies and effectiveness to the buying and selling process by fostering virtual and face-to-face connections between retail buyers and suppliers.

RangeMe, the online platform integrated into the ECRM product offering, enables retail buyers to discover and purchase innovative and emerging products efficiently. RangeMe and ECRM provide the industry’s most complete sourcing solution across several categories, including food and beverage, health and beauty care, general merchandise, pharmacy and medical markets, and food service. The combined offerings empower suppliers to manage and grow their brands with tools, insights, and services.