Henry's Farmers Market, a division of Los Angeles-based Smart & Final, was continuing to talk last week with Sprouts Farmers Market, Phoenix, about a possible acquisition of the 43 Henry's stores, sources told SN. If that deal is consummated, it will represent just one instance — albeit the most significant — in a series of recent moves by natural food chains to expand their banners into new markets. Sunflower Farmers Market, the Boulder, Colo.-based company operating in six ...

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