Top 5 Food Stocks To Buy For 2015: Sprouts Farmers Market Inc (SFM)
Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (Sprouts), incorporated on January 27, 2011, is a specialty retailer of natural and organic food focusing on health and wellness. The Company offers fresh produce, bulk foods, vitamins and supplements, grocery, meat and seafood, bakery, dairy, frozen foods, body care and natural household items. The Companys product offerings focus on fresh, natural and organic foods. Natural foods can be defined as foods that are minimally processed and are free of synthetic preservatives, artificial sweeteners, colors, flavors and other additives, growth hormones, antibiotics, hydrogenated oils, stabilizers and emulsifiers. The Company categorize the over 7,000 range of products, it sells as perishable and non-perishable. Perishable product categories include produce, meat, seafood, deli and bakery. Non-perishable product categories include grocery, vitamins and supplements, bulk items, dairy and dairy alternatives, frozen foods, beer and wine, and natural health and body care.
The cornerstones of the Companys business are fresh, natural and organic products. As of July 19, 2013, the Company opened 87 new stores while rebranding 43 Henrys and 39 Sunflower stores to the Sprouts banner. The Companys stores include Produce, Bulk Items, Vitamins and Supplements, Grocery, Meat, Seafood, Deli, Bakery, Dairy and Dairy Alternatives, Frozen Foods, Beer and Wine and Natural Health and Body Care.The Company offer its customers a farmers market open-feel environment consisting of an abundant and affordable offering of fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs, focused on appearance, flavor and value. The Companys stores include a crafted selection of more than 450 ranges of scoopable nuts, fruits, trail mixes, grains, beans, cereals, coffee, tea, spices, candy and snacks featured in the center of the store. The Companys stores feature more than 4,200 vitamins, supplements, natural remedies, functional food, lifest! yl e support, and herbal supplements. This department includes ! an extensive private label offering.
The Companys grocery offering focuses on healthy options. The Company carries approximately 4,200 natural and organic products in its grocery aisles, including meal components, natural sodas and other beverages, snacks and bars, baking goods, baby, pet and household items such as detergent and paper towels, and earth-friendly mercantile items. The Companys Olde Tyme Butcher Shops combine sourcing through its trusted supplier network, product variety and old-fashioned customer service. The Company offers a range of seafood favorites delivered up to six days a week. The Conpany feature a range of fresh deli specialties, including sliced deli meat, salads, dips, entrees, side dishes, fresh made to order sandwiches at value prices and an abundant selection of over 200 varieties of cheeses from around the world.
The Company bakery offering includes artisan bread alongside a wide assortment of sandwich breads , rolls, tortillas, pitas, muffins, cookies and pies as well as sugar free, gluten free and low carbohydrate products. The Companys dairy department features a selection of organic, natural and regionally sourced milk, yogurt (including Greek, Australian, organic, and soy-based), butter and eggs, as well as a full selection of vegan and vegetarian alternative dairy products. The Companys freezer cases feature traditional and ethnic natural and organic entrees and side dishes, along with frozen vegetables, desserts and specialty items, such as gluten-free breads and non-dairy ice creams. The Company offers approximately 2,400 natural, cruelty-free health and beauty products, old-fashioned remedies and modern body care innovations, including facial care products and make up, skin, hair, dental, baby care and grooming products.Advisors' Opinion:
- [By Anna Prior]
Sprouts Farmers Market Inc.(SFM) said its first-quarter profit surged 86% as the speci! alty groc! er’s revenue beat expectations. Adjusted earnings also beat estimates and the company raised its 2014 guidance. Shares climbed 4.7% to $28.68 premarket.
- [By Maureen Farrell]
Two other consumer companies have been among the hottest IPOs of 2013. Shares of sandwich shop Potbelly (PBPB) and organic food retailer Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM) more than doubled on their first day of trading.
- [By Matt Jarzemsky]
With shares of Sprouts Farmers Markets Inc.(SFM) having more than doubled in price in just four months since their $383 million initial public offering, a group of its financial backers led by Apollo Global Management LLC(APO) are cashing out with an offering of more than double that size.
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