Sprouts Farmers Market hosts grand opening for Pearland location Sept. 2

Sprouts Farmers Market held the grand opening of its first location in Pearland on Sept. 2. It is the grocery chain's seventh store in the Greater Houston area.

Located at 2718 Old Chocolate Bayou Road, the 28,000-square-foot facility brought about 100 new jobs to the city, according to officials.

Sprouts hosted multiple events and giveaways during its opening week. In addition to muffin and coffee samples, the first 200 shoppers received 20 percent off their in-store purchase. Every customer received a reusable bag with his or her purchase on opening day.

The grocery chain offers natural, gluten-free and organic foods, including fresh produce, meat, seafood and baked goods. Sprouts also sells vitamins and supplements for health and wellness, officials said.