Sprouts Farmers Market Announces Commencement of Public Offering by Selling Stockholders

The offering is being made through an underwriting group led by Goldman, Sachs & Co., Credit Suisse, Apollo Global Securities, Deutsche Bank Securities, Guggenheim Securities, UBS Investment Bank and Wolfe Research Securities. Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Credit Suisse are acting as joint book-running managers of the offering and the representatives of the underwriters.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor will there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

Sprouts Farmers Market is a healthy grocery store offering fresh, natural and organic foods at great prices. The Company offers a complete shopping experience that includes fresh produce, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, packaged groceries, meat and seafood, baked goods, dairy products, frozen foods, natural body care and household items catering to consumers’ growing interest in health and wellness.Recently named one of the top five supermarket chains by Consumer Reports and headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Sprouts Farmers Market employs more than 17,000 team members and operates more than 180 stores in ten states.

Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any statements contained herein that are not statements of historical fact(including, but not limited to, statements to the effect that Sprouts Farmers Market or its management “anticipates,” “plans,” “estimates,” “expects,” “believes,” or the negative of these terms and other similar expressions) should be considered forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, the expected size and timing of the offering. These statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from expectations as of the date of this release. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, the consummation of the offering by the selling stockholders and other factors as set forth from time to time in the Company’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings. The Company intends these forward-looking statements to speak only as of the time of this release and does not undertake to update or revise them as more information becomes available, except as required by law.