UNITED NATURAL ADDS FUEL SURCHARGE AS GAS COSTS RISE

DAYVILLE, Conn. -- United Natural Foods here said last week it implemented a per-stop fuel surcharge the last week of May to offset some of the higher delivery costs it anticipates in the next few months."If fuel prices stay at current levels, we feel this will have offset the increases we've seen over the last year," Steven Townsend, chairman, president and chief executive officer of the natural

DAYVILLE, Conn. -- United Natural Foods here said last week it implemented a per-stop fuel surcharge the last week of May to offset some of the higher delivery costs it anticipates in the next few months.

"If fuel prices stay at current levels, we feel this will have offset the increases we've seen over the last year," Steven Townsend, chairman, president and chief executive officer of the natural foods distributor, told analysts during a conference call to discuss financial results f

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