NEW YORK - United Natural Foods is hopeful its relationship with its largest customer will be a long one. The Dayville, Conn.-based distributor is in talks with Whole Foods Market on "something much longer term" than its current three-year supply agreement, Michael Funk, United Natural's chief executive officer, said at the Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference here last week. United has supplied Whole Foods, Austin, Texas, for more than 10 years, and is midway through a three-year deal ...

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