UNFI Appoints Matt Echols to Newly Created Role of Chief Corporate Affairs Officer

January 11, 2022 United Natural Foods

United Natural Foods, Inc. announced that Matt Echols has been appointed to the newly created position of Chief Corporate Affairs Officer with oversight of the Company’s Corporate Communications and Engagement, Public Policy, Government Relations, and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) teams.

UNFI Announces Appointments of Sandy Douglas as Chief Executive Officer and Jack Stahl as Independent Chair of the Board

July 29, 2021 United Natural Foods

United Natural Foods, Inc. (NYSE: UNFI) today announced the appointment of J. Alexander (Sandy) Miller Douglas to the role of Chief Executive Officer and a member of its Board of Directors effective August 9, 2021. Mr. Douglas is a proven, customer-focused, strategic leader who brings a broad background and expertise in distribution, sales, marketing, and e-commerce as the Company’s new CEO.

UNFI Unveils New “Fuel the Future” Growth Plan at Virtual 2021 Investor Day

United Natural Foods, Inc. (NYSE: UNFI) unveiled its new growth strategy, outlining the pillars of its “Fuel the Future” plan and its focus on increasing market share through network optimization, stronger innovation, and an enhanced customer experience during the Company’s virtual Investor Day event.

UNFI Makes Company’s Largest Investment in Renewable Energy

June 23, 2021 United Natural Foods

United Natural Foods, Inc. (NYSE: UNFI) announced today that in collaboration with solar project developer, Pine Gates Renewables (Pine Gate) as well as U.S. Bank, it is investing in Trent River Solar, a 108.5 megawatt (MW) solar facility located in Jones County, North Carolina.

OZO Expands Plant-Based Proteins to International Retail Starting in Canada

June 17, 2021 Planterra

Planterra Foods, an innovative plant-based protein start-up based in Colorado, announced today a supply agreement with UNFI Canada, a subsidiary of UNFI, the largest publicly traded grocery distributor in North America.