PROVIDENCE, R.I. - United Natural Foods Inc. here said Monday that it has signed a three-year supply agreement with Safeway, Pleasanton, Calif. 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. UNFI will assume distribution to all of Safeway's banners in the U.S. for non-proprietary natural, ...
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