Wholesalers & Distributors

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Wholesalers & Distributors

UNFI Launches New Organizational Structure and Value-Based Approach

UNFI said its leadership team will be dedicated to four growth platforms: Services, Wholesale, Retail, and Corporate and Business Transformation to "ensure we are devoting maximum managerial talent and focus toward achieving these growth plans."

Wholesalers & Distributors

UNFI Reports Another Strong Quarter, With Net Sales Up 9.2%

UNFI CEO Sandy Douglas said the company’s bullish Fuel the Future strategy drove a solid third quarter that saw growth in EPS and gross margin rate.

Partnership with Kalera is the distributor's largest vertical farming relationship to date

"This is the 14th straight month that we’ve seen wholesale prices push above the historical trend line, and the CPG industry ... is exceptionally frustrated," the CEO of the Consumer Brands Association says.

Wholesaler United Natural Foods Inc. reports higher-than-expected earnings for the company's first quarter of fiscal 2022.

New role to oversee sales and customer support.

UNFI said it was the first wholesaler to strike a deal with DoorDash, behind a new service bringing online ordering and delivery to its independent retail customers.

Beef prices rose again, though not by as much as in August, while eggs and vegetables saw the largest wholesale price increases within foods in September.

The distributor said the new 500,000-square-foot warehouse would serve Sprouts, Albertsons and other customers in the Phoenix and Las Vegas areas.

While COVID and related supply-chain and labor woes are directly affecting the wholesaler, UNFI's positioning also highlights its role as a solution, lifting optimism for fiscal 2022.

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