United Natural Foods Inc. said net income increased by 23.6% in the fiscal second quarter despite the winter weather literally freezing some sales. The natural products distributor recorded around $700,000 in losses resulting from freight aboard trucks traveling from the West Coast to the East Coast that froze en route, CEO Steven Spinner told analysts in a conference call. This caused UNFI to move some items in temperature controlled fleets, which were more expensive to operate. CONNECT ...

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