Grocery Chain Reduces Energy Use by 15% in 9 Older Stores. MEDINA, MINN. (September 18, 2017) - Sprouts Farmers Markets, a grocery chain of more than 275 stores known for healthful and organic foods, cut its energy use in nine older stores by 15 percent in four months. With the help of software and services from Singh360, a Minnesota-based energy management company, Sprouts exceeded their project goal by 100 percent. Sprouts is committed to promoting healthy living and environmental