Sprouts Farmers Market has been awarded the 2013 Supermarket News Retail Excellence Award because of "trend-forward attributes," including offering food that is healthy, convenient, fresh, organic, natural, local and affordable; acquiring Henry's Farmers Market in 2011 and Sunflower Farmers Market in 2012; and tripling the company's size during the past three years. The chain plans to open 20 stores in 2014 and forecasts continued growth at 12% annually.

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