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April 19, 2014PHOENIX, Ariz. Sprouts Farmers Market is kicking off its Southeast expansion by opening a Suwanee store in 2014, and another Cumming location in Forsyth County in 2015. Other Georgia locations opening in 2014 include Snellville, Dunwoody and Norcross.
Next year a Cumming location will open at Lakeland Plaza, a company spokeswoman said.
Sprouts Farmers Market will soon finish construction on four of their healthy grocery stores in the Atlanta area.
The Suwanee market, 3630 Peachtree Parkway, will open Sept. 17. The Snellville location, 1250 Scenic Highway, Suite 1704, will open June 18. On July 16 and the company opens its Dunwoody location, 2480 Mt. Vernon Road. A Norcross location opens Aug. 20 at 5130 Peachtree Parkway,
All stores are also hiring for 500 full and part-time positions including store managers, department managers, clerks, cashiers, administrative coordinators and cashiers.
Sprouts, which has about 15,000 employees companywide, offers consumers a complete grocery store experience featuring fresh produce, bulk foods, dairy, meat and seafood, bakery, vitamins and supplements and more.
"For more than a decade, Sprouts has focused on helping our customers reach their health goals by providing high quality natural and organic products at prices the everyday grocery shopper can afford," said President and CEO Doug Sanders in a news release. "We are excited to introduce Atlanta-area residents to Sprouts beginning this summer."
Sprouts was recently named one of the top five supermarket chains by Consumer Reports, based on feedback from more than 27,000 shoppers who rated 55 grocers.
This marks Sprouts' first expansion into the Southeast. Earlier this year, the company opened its first store in Overland Park, Kan. Sprouts sources its own produce and plans to support the Atlanta market through its Dallas-based distribution center.
For information, visit www.sprouts.com or for a career, visit sprouts.com/careers. Interviews will be scheduled for select candidates in early May.
EDITOR NOTE: An earlier version of this article said a Johns Creek location would open, in fact, the location is near Johns Creek in Suwanee.