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UNFI Extends Distribution Partnership With Whole Foods Market

UNFI has extended its partnership with Whole Foods Market until May 2032.
UNFI has extended its partnership with Whole Foods Market until May 2032.

Last updated on May 24th, 2024 at 11:14 am

United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) has extended its wholesale grocery distribution partnership with Whole Foods Market, an affiliate of Amazon.com, by entering into an extension of the current distribution agreement.

The term of the extended distribution agreement between the parties will run through May 2032, replacing the prior agreement that was set to expire in September 2027.

“We are proud to extend our longstanding partnership with Whole Foods Market to provide high-quality foods and other valuable items to consumers all across the country,” said David Matthews, president of national sales for UNFI. “We look forward to supporting Whole Foods Market and remain firmly committed to working together to serve the evolving needs of their consumers.”

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“UNFI plays an important role in our supply chain as we continue to grow and serve more customers,” said David Garraway, VP of supply chain for Whole Foods Market. “We look forward to strengthening our longstanding partnership together.”

About UNFI

UNFI is a grocery wholesaler delivering a variety of fresh, branded and owned brand products to more than 30,000 locations throughout North America, including natural product superstores, independent retailers, conventional supermarket chains, e-commerce providers and food service customers.

The wholesaler also provides a range of value-added services and segmented marketing expertise, including proprietary technology, data, market insights and shelf management to help customers and suppliers build their businesses and brands.

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