United Natural Foods, Inc. operates as a distributor and retailer of natural, organic and specialty products. The company sells its products primarily throughout the United States and Canada. The company offers approximately 100,000 natural, organic and specialty foods and non-food products, consisting of national, regional and private label brands grouped into six product categories, such as grocery and general merchandise, produce, perishables and frozen foods, nutritional supplements and sports nutrition, bulk and foodservice products and personal care items. The company serves approximately 43,000 customer locations primarily located across the United States and Canada, which could include independently owned natural products retailers, which include single store and chain accounts (excluding Supernatural), which carry approximately 90% natural products and buying clubs of consumer groups joined to buy products; supernatural chains, which include chain accounts that are national in scope, and consists solely of Whole Foods Market, Inc. (‘Whole Foods Market’); supermarkets, which include accounts that also carry conventional products, and include chain accounts, supermarket independents, and gourmet and ethnic specialty stores; and other, which includes foodservice, e-commerce and international customers outside of Canada. Divisions The company’s operations include three principal operating divisions: Wholesale, Retail, and Manufacturing and Branded Products. Wholesale This division includes the company’s broadline natural, organic and specialty distribution business in the United States; the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, UNFI Canada, Inc., which is the company’s natural, organic and specialty distribution business in Canada; the company’s subsidiary, Tony's Fine Foods (Tony's), which is a major distributor of a range of specialty protein, cheese, deli, food service and bakery goods, principally throughout the Western United States; Albert's Organics, Inc. (Albert's), which is a major distributor of organically grown produce and non-produce perishable items within the United States; Nor-Cal Produce, Inc. (Nor-Cal), a distributor of organic and conventional produce and non-produce perishable items in Northern California; Haddon House Food Products Inc. (Haddon), a distributor and merchandiser of natural and organic specialty and gourmet ethnic products throughout the Eastern United States; and Select Nutrition, which distributes vitamins, minerals and supplements. The company’s broadline distribution business is organized into three regions—its Eastern Region, Western Region and its Canadian Region. The company distributes natural, organic and specialty products in all of its product categories to customers in the Eastern and Midwestern portions of the United States through its Eastern Region and to customers in the Western and Central portions of the United States through its Western Region. The company’s Canadian Region distributes natural, organic and specialty products in all of its product categories to all of its customers in Canada. As of July 30, 2016, the company’s Eastern Region operated 10 distribution centers, which provided approximately 3.6 million square feet of warehouse space; Western Region operated 7 distribution centers, which provided approximately 2.9 million square feet of warehouse space; and Canadian Region operated 4 distribution centers, which provided approximately 0.3 million square feet of warehouse space. The company, through Tony's, distributes perishable food products, including a range of specialty protein, cheese, deli, food service and bakery goods. Tony's operates out of four distribution centers located on the West coast in California and Washington, providing approximately 0.5 million square feet of warehouse space. The three California locations are certified as Organic by the State of California Departments of Public Health Food and Drug Branch. In addition to the four Tony's facilities, the company is distributing Tony's perishable products in other broadline distribution centers, including its Aurora, Colorado facility. The company, through Al
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