United Natural Foods To Release Fiscal 2013 Second Quarter Results On February 26, 2013

United Natural Foods To Release Fiscal 2013 Second Quarter Results On February
                                   26, 2013

PR Newswire

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Feb. 19, 2013

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Natural Foods, Inc.,
(the "Company") (Nasdaq: UNFI) announced today that it intends to release its
financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2013, ended January 26,
2013, before the market opens on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. Management will
conduct a conference call and audio webcast at 10:00 a.m. ET on February 26,
2013 to review the Company's quarterly results, market trends and future
outlook.

The conference call dial-in number is 480-629-9866. An audio webcast of the
conference call will be available to the public, on a listen-only basis, at
www.earnings.com or via the "Investor Overview" link on the Company's website
at www.unfi.com. Please allow extra time, prior to the call, to visit the
site and download the necessary software to listen to the Internet broadcast.
An online archive of the webcast will be available for 30 days.

About United Natural Foods
United Natural Foods, Inc. (http://www.unfi.com) carries and distributes more
than 65,000 products to more than 27,000 customer locations throughout the
United States and Canada. The Company serves a wide variety of retail formats
including conventional supermarket chains, natural product superstores,
independent retail operators and the food service channel. United Natural
Foods, Inc. was ranked by Fortune in 2006 – 2010 and 2012 as one of its "Most
Admired Companies," winner of the Supermarket News 2008 Sustainability
Excellence Award, recognized by the Nutrition Business Journal for its 2009
Environment and Sustainability Award and chosen by Food Logistics Magazine as
one of its 2012 Top 20 Green Providers.

For more information on United Natural Foods, Inc., visit the Company's
website at www.unfi.com.

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995: Statements in this press release regarding the Company's business that
are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks
and uncertainties and are based on current expectations and management
estimates; actual results may differ materially. The risks and uncertainties
which could impact these statements are described in the Company's filings
under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, including its annual
report on Form 10-K filed with theSecurities and Exchange
CommissiononSeptember 26, 2012and other filings the Company makes with
theSEC, and include, but are not limited to, the Company's dependence on
principal customers; the Company's sensitivity to general economic conditions,
including the current economic environment, changes in disposable income
levels and consumer spending trends; the Company's ability to reduce its
expenses in amounts sufficient to offset its increased focus on sales to
conventional supermarkets and the resulting lower gross margins on the sales;
the Company's reliance on the continued growth in sales of natural and organic
foods and non-food products in comparison to conventional products; the
Company's ability to timely and successfully deploy its new warehouse
management system throughout its distribution centers; increased fuel costs;
the Company's sensitivity to inflationary and deflationary pressures; the
relatively low margins and economic sensitivity of the Company's business; the
potential for disruptions in the Company's supply chain by circumstances
beyond its control; the ability to identify and successfully complete
acquisitions of other natural, organic and specialty food and non-food
products distributors; and management's allocation of capital and the timing
of capital expenditures. Any forward-looking statements are made pursuant to
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and, as such, speak only
as of the date made. The Company is not undertaking to update any information
in the foregoing reports until the effective date of its future reports
required by applicable laws. Any projections of future results of operations
are based on a number of assumptions, many of which are outside the Company's
control and should not be construed in any manner as a guarantee that such
results will in fact occur. These projections are subject to change and could
differ materially from final reported results. The Company may from time to
time update these publicly announced projections, but it is not obligated to
do so.

SOURCE United Natural Foods, Inc.

Website: http://www.unfi.com
Contact: AT THE COMPANY: Mark Shamber, Chief Financial Officer,
+1-401-528-8634; FINANCIAL RELATIONS BOARD, Joseph Calabrese, General
Information, +1-212-827-3772
 
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