PROVIDENCE, R.I. — United Natural Foods Inc. here on Tuesday said demand for specialty and organic foods — particularly among supermarkets and large specialty chains — led to a 15.5% sales gain in the fiscal second quarter. UNFI totaled sales of $1.29 billion for the period, which ended Jan. 28. Net income for the quarter increased 17.5% to $22 million, despite gross margins declining by 50 basis points from the same period last year as a result of a greater mix of ...

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