FDA Issues Final Guidance for Seeds Used for Sprouting

May 16, 2022 FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final guidance titled “Reducing Microbial Food Safety Hazards in the Production of Seed for Sprouting: Guidance for Industry.” This guidance outlines FDA’s serious concerns over foodborne illness outbreaks associated with the consumption of raw and lightly-cooked sprouts and provides firms with recommended steps to prevent adulteration throughout the production chain of seed for sprouting.

Wild About Sprouts Introduces New Packaging Labels as Growth Continues

April 27, 2022 Rä Foods

Rä Foods LLC Wild About Sprouts® is excited to announce continued retail growth through expansion into additional Kroger divisions across the country as well as introduction into Meijer stores in the north.  Wild About Sprouts® has also created new, bright, eye-catching packaging labels that clearly highlight each variety option that attracts attention to the packaging on the shelf and also to the entire category section.

Jonathan Sprouts Announces New Ownership

August 17, 2021 Jonathan Sprouts, Inc.

Founded in 1976 by Bob and Barbara Sanderson, who have been credited as pioneers of the US commercial sprouting industry, have made their family-owned business succession plan for Jonathan Sprouts public.  Niece, nephew, and longtime employees Liz Reilley and Rich Wolfe take the reins of the produce supplier as President & CEO and COO/CFO, respectively.

Wild About Sprouts Adds Director of Operations and Additional Positions to Expanding Operations in Sacramento

August 13, 2021 Rä Foods

Rä Foods LLC Wild About Sprouts, a Sacramento based fresh sprouts produce company, is excited to announce the addition of three professionals to our team in the new facility in Sacramento, Calif.

Sprouts Farmers Market Announces New Stores

Sprouts Farmers Market today announced a series of new stores, including four with a new, smaller format in line with previously announced strategy, and one store relocation.