Things to Know

Below is a list of things that you should have handy in order to successfully complete your submission. Most items can be submitted at any time. There are a few categories that we want items to be submitted at certain times. Please review the Submission Calendar for details around submission dates.

  • Vendor Name
  • Vendor Contact Information
    • First Name, Last Name, Phone Number, Email Address
  • Broker Contact Information
    • First Name, Last Name, Phone Number, Email Address
  • Item Details
    • UPC or PLU (depending on type of item), Item # (if you have it), Brand, Product Description
  • Individual Size Specifications
    • Height, Width and Depth
  • Sell Size Specifications
    • Case Pack, Case Weight (Produce Only), Individual Size, UOM
  • Shipping (per Case) Information
    • Gross Weight, Net Weight, Case Length, Case Width, Case Height
  • Pallet Configuration
    • Pallet TI & HI, Total Cases per pallet
  • Warehouse Information
    • Temperature Range, COO, Seasonality
  • Cost Information
    • MSRP, Regular Wholesale Cost, F.O.B. Cost, Delivered Cost
  • Other Information
    • Ongoing Discount% ; EDLP%
  • Certifications
    • Organic, Non-GMO, Gluten-free, etc.
Legend * = Required Fields
^ = Optional Fields
# = Not Needed Information
! = Mixture of optional and required information
Vendor Name Vendor Contact Info Broker Contact Info Item Details Individual Size Specifications Sell Size Specifications Shipping Per Case Info Pallet Configuration Warehouse Info Cost Info Other Info Certifications
Grocery * * ^ * * * # # # ! ^ ^
Frozen * * ^ * * * # # # ! ^ ^
Dairy * * ^ * * * # # # ! ^ ^
Bulk * * ^ * * * # # * ! ^ ^
Vitamins * * ^ * * * # # # ! ^ ^
Body Care * * ^ * * * # # # ! ^ ^
Produce * * ^ * ^ * * * * ! # ^
  • Featured Product Information
    • Brand Information and Description
    • Current Retailer and Retail information for the Featured Products (optional)
    • Product Images (ALL UPC items)

Samples

Sprouts is now accepting samples for Non-Perishable items; however, due to COVID-19, we are still not accepting Perishable samples except for flats. Please DO NOT send any live samples that are required to be frozen and/or refrigerated at this time.

Sprouts requires each vendor to submit retail ready samples and/or packaging of each item being presented. While you may still submit the application, in order to be considered, you MUST send samples to Sprouts prior to the deadline as indicated in the Acknowledgement section of the application.

Category Sample
Grocery: Two (2) retail-ready samples of each new item you are presenting
Dairy / Frozen: Two (2) Empty packages of your top 2 or 3 SKUs.
Bulk: For UPC Items: Two (2) retail-ready samples of each new item you are presenting;
For loose-bulk samples: 1-pound sample is required along with the Nutritional Facts Panel,
Ingredient Statement and Country of Origin information.
Vitamins /Body Care: Two (2) retail-ready samples of each new item you are presenting
Produce: No samples needed / only pictures

Please label each package with the following information:

New Items – [Brand Name] – [Category Name] (Example: New Items – Annie’s – Candy)

Please mail your samples to the following address:

Sprouts Farmers Market
New Items – [Brand Name] – [Category Name]
5455 E. High Street, Suite 111
Phoenix, AZ 85054