PROVIDENCE, R.I. — United Natural Foods Inc. here last week said it secured a three-year supply agreement with Safeway, its largest traditional supermarket customer to date. Analysts had previously said such a deal was being negotiated as UNFI, the primary supplier to Whole Foods Market and other natural and organic retailers, has been seeking to expand its distribution into more traditional supermarket chains. Earlier this year it began supplying Pittsburgh-based Giant Eagle, ...
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