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News from UNFI - 2013
Providence, RI Nov 18, 2014

UNFI today announced the activation of the company’s fifth solar project at its 590,000 square foot distribution center in Lancaster, Texas.

Providence, RI Oct 14, 2014

UNFI has opened a 500,000 square foot distribution center in Montgomery, New York. The facility was designed and constructed using sustainable practices, and is expected to achieve LEED® Gold certification.

Providence, RI Oct 02, 2014

UNFI announced that it has joined the IX-ONE™ data exchange as a founding member and will work cooperatively to help grow the IX-ONE exchange and increase its adoption.

Providence, RI Sep 22, 2014

The Organic Trade Association (OTA) has appointed UNFI Vice President for Policy and Industry Relations, Melody Meyer, to a three-year term on the organization’s Board of Directors.

Providence, RI Sep 04, 2014

For the second consecutive year, Providence Business News has named UNFI as Rhode Island’s Healthiest Employer, an award which recognizes companies that have health and wellness initiatives.

Providence, RI Jul 08, 2014

The UNFI Foundation is the first supporter of a major research project that will study the effectiveness of organic pesticides on citrus greening disease.

Providence, RI Jul 01, 2014

UNFI's sustainably designed 425,000 square foot distribution center, located in Racine, Wisconsin, is now open.

Providence, RI May 22, 2014

UNFI today announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all of the stock of Tony’s Fine Foods, a leading distributor of perishable foods throughout the Western United States, including Alaska and Hawaii.

Providence, RI Mar 05, 2014

UNFI congratulates the ten recipients of the 2014 Future Organic Farmer Grants, each of whom were selected in part for their commitment to leading a lifelong career in organic agriculture.

Providence, RI Mar 05, 2014

The UNFI Foundation and the CCOF Foundation, along with other industry leaders are supporting new farmers by establishing the Future Organic Farmer Grant Fund, a first-of-its-kind collaboration.

Providence, RI Feb 18, 2014

In 2013, the UNFI Foundation granted $340,000 to support sustainable agriculture, organic farming and healthy eating.

Providence, RI Sep 26, 2013

UNFI has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all of the equity interests of Trudeau Foods, LLC. Trudeau Foods is the largest Minnesota-based distributor of natural, organic and specialty food products.

Providence, RI Sep 12, 2013

The Orange County Partnership and UNFI are pleased to host the groundbreaking of the company’s new 525,000 square foot distribution facility at the Crossroads Distribution Center on 525 Neelytown Road.

Providence, RI May 30, 2013

UNFI celebrates the completion of our most recent renewable energy project. We are proud to announce that our new solar panel array is officially live atop UNFI’s distribution center in Moreno Valley, CA.

Providence, RI Apr 25, 2013

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR) have introduced a bill to require manufacturers to inform consumers if a product contains genetically engineered ingredients.

Providence, RI Apr 12, 2013

UNFI is proud to count itself amongst the major U.S. companies that have officially signed the Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BICEP) climate declaration.

Providence, RI Mar 06, 2013

The Organic Center has appointed UNFI Vice President for Policy and Industry Relations Melody Meyer to a two-year term on the organization’s Board of Trustees.

Providence, RI Feb 13, 2013

UNFI has been made aware of a potentially negative television media segment that reports on organic produce. I would like for all of you to be fully informed on the facts.

Providence, RI Feb 07, 2013

United Natural Foods, Inc., said today that it is pleased that members of Teamsters Local 117 have voted to ratify its’ latest contract offer.

Providence, RI Jan 28, 2013

An updated message from UNFI CEO Steve Spinner regarding the dispute with the union in Auburn, WA.

Providence, RI Jan 16, 2013

During the last several months UNFI has faced the single most difficult issue in its history - contentious discussions with our Auburn WA associates represented by the Teamsters Union.