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A Lot of 'Ifs' Surround United Natural Foods Stock

Jonathan Heller

UNFI, which distributes natural and organic food and non-food products in the U.S. and Canada, including Tony's Fine Foods, Albert's Fresh Produce, Woodstock Farms, Blue Marble Brands, and many others, made the rather surprising bid for SUPERVALU on July 26th. In addition, UNFI has also assumed SUPERVALU's debt, putting the total deal at about $2.9 billion. The hope is that this acquisition will help drive UNFI's "Build out the Store" strategy, leveraging SUPERVALU's vast reach and existing product base.