Sprouts Farmers Market Announces Closing of Public Offering by Selling Stockholders

Sprouts Farmers Market Announces Closing of Public Offering by Selling
Stockholders

PHOENIX, April 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (the
"Company") (Nasdaq:SFM) today announced the closing of the public offering of
17,250,000 shares of common stock, including 2,250,000 shares of common stock
issued as a result of the exercise in full of the underwriters' option to
purchase additional shares, by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC
("Apollo"), and certain other stockholders of the Company (collectively, the
"Selling Stockholders") at a public offering price of $33.75 per share. The
Selling Stockholders received all of the proceeds from the offering.

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

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with and
declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission.The final
prospectus relating to the offering has been filed with the Securities and
Exchange Commission and copies may be obtained from: Goldman, Sachs & Co.,
Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282,
Telephone: 866-471-2526, Facsimile: 212-902-9316 or by emailing
prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com; Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention:
Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010, Telephone:
800-221-1037, or by emailing newyork.prospectus@credit-suisse.com; or Merrill
Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038,
Attention: Prospectus Department or by email at
dg.prospectus_requests@baml.com.

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.

About Sprouts Farmers Market

Sprouts Farmers Market is a specialty retailer of fresh, natural and organic
foods at great prices. We offer 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.Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Sprouts Farmers Market employs
more than 15,000 team members and operates more than 170 stores in nine
states.

CONTACT: Investor Contact:
         Susannah Livingston
         (602) 682-1584
         susannahlivingston@sprouts.com
        
         Media Contact:
         Donna Egan
         (602) 682-3152
         donnaegan@sprouts.com

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