The Carrollwood area has been buzzing with anticipation ever since Sprouts announced that they would be opening a store there. The wait is finally over. On Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 7am Sprouts will officially open their doors at 15110 North Dale Mabry Highway.
Special deals await the store’s first visitors
The community has worked up quite the appetite for the supermarket chain’s fresh produce. To help celebrate the grand opening Sprouts is offering the first 200 customers a coupon for 20% off their entire purchase on Feb. 22. The grand opening will also feature giveaways, exclusive coupons and food tastings.
Sprouts has 250+ locations across the country
Sprouts began in Arizona back in 2002. Today, there are 250 Sprouts spread across the U.S.. Frequent customers praise their meat and seafood counters — both take advantage of the meals to-go trend that has come to define the grocery scene in the area.
Eclectic options come in bulk
The store’s bulk section is something to behold. Items include granola, cranberry acai, Turkish apricots, cinnamon creme almonds, Gummi Bears dipped in milk chocolate, BBQ corn nuts, chop date pieces and more. Shoppers (ages 21+) can also anticipate getting lost in Sprouts extensive craft beer and wine section. The store boasts roughly 100 bottles priced at $10 or less.
The deli section offers more than 500 artisan and specialty cheeses to choose from. The deli also serves as a lunchtime hub for those looking to grab something quick on the go. They offer made-to-order sandwiches and snacks, as well as catering trays for large gatherings/meetings.
Fresh seafood abounds at the market
Sprout’s seafood section is delivered up to six days a week from vendors who adhere to the market’s strict sourcing standards. Those with a sweet tooth will find themselves frequenting the bakery shelves. The section offers an array of artisan breads, tortillas (whole wheat, artisan, purple corn), Sprouts’ famous two bite breakfast cinnamon rolls and blueberry scones, mini chocolate dipped coconut macaroons and organic English muffins.
*Article by Andrew Harlan ([email protected]), writer/editor of That’s So Tampa