UNFI Experiences Growth Pains in Q4

“We’re growing. We grew almost 21% last year and 16% this year.” — Steven Spinner, CEO, UNFI

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Keeping up with the rapid growth of the natural and organic food market is proving strenuous for United Natural Foods Inc.

The distributor last week said hiccups while launching a new transportation management system contributed to a reduction in gross margins during the fiscal fourth quarter. And while officials were confident that problem was already behind UNFI, the

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