Sprouts Farmers Market Announcement – GuruFocus.com
PHOENIX, June 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the largest and fastest growing fresh, natural and organic specialty food retailers in the United States, today announced that It would now accept Nutritional Supplements and Support Program (EBT SNAP) for same-day delivery and curbside pickup for orders placed through the Instacart website and mobile app. This launch follows the most recent approval from the US Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition to enable online acceptance of EBT SNAP for approximately 380 Sprouts stores nationwide.
“Sprouts is a leader in making the highest quality fresh food available to everyone. Online shopping for delivery and pickup provides our shoppers with accessibility and convenience that fits every lifestyle,” said Nick Konat, President and Chief Operating Officer of Sprouts. “Through this expanded partnership with Instacart, we can offer our customers the ability to use their SNAP benefits when ordering their fresh, nutritious food online, allowing them greater convenience, accessibility and affordability.”
EBT SNAP acceptance on Instacart is powered by Carrot Payments, part of the Instacart Platform, the company’s suite of enterprise technology solutions. To order same-day grocery delivery or pickup online from Sprouts, customers must create a profile using Instacart’s website or mobile app. Customers can enter their EBT food card information as a payment method in their profile. Customers will need a secondary form of payment for non-food items such as taxes, tips, and fees per federal SNAP guidelines.
“Instacart and Sprouts have a shared mission to provide people with better access to fresh food. Today, we are proud to expand our partnership with Sprouts to enable more people to order nutritious foods and pantry staples online with EBT SNAP acceptance through Carrot Payments and Instacart Platform,” said Sarah Mastrorocco, vice president of food and nutrition access at Instacart. . “Grocery shopping online shouldn’t be a luxury, and our goal is to make same-day delivery and pickup affordable for everyone. Through our deep partnership with Sprouts, we’re helping to make the grocer’s wide selection of fresh, natural and organic foods accessible to more families across the country.
About Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.
Sprouts is where goodness grows. True to its farmhouse heritage, Sprouts offers a unique grocery experience with an open layout with fresh produce in the heart of the store. Sprouts naturally inspires wellness with a carefully selected assortment of better-for-you products paired with motivated people. The Wholesome Grocer continues to bring the latest healthy and innovative products made with lifestyle-friendly ingredients such as organic, plant-based and gluten-free ingredients. Headquartered in Phoenix and one of the largest and fastest growing fresh, natural and organic specialty food retailers in the United States, Sprouts employs approximately 31,000 team members and operates approximately 380 stores in 23 states. from the country. To learn more about Sprouts and the good it brings to communities, visit about.sprouts.com.
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