UNFI acquires California produce distributor

The acquisition spree by United Natural Foods continued Thursday, when the distributor announced a deal to acquire California produce distributor Nor-Cal Produce for $68.6 million in cash.

UNFI, Providence, R.I., has made several acquisitions of specialty and fresh food companies in recent months to assist a rapid diversification of its dry grocery capabilities. The deal for Nor-Cal, a West Sacramento, Calif.

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