PROVIDENCE, R.I., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United Natural Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: UNFI) (the "Company") is scheduled to hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. ET at the Company's corporate headquarters located at 313 Iron Horse Way, Providence, Rhode Island 02908. The matters to be voted on at the meeting are set forth in UNFI's Proxy Statement which was posted on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) website on December 4, 2009.
The Company is offering a live webcast of the Annual Meeting at the Investor section of its website at www.unfi.com. Stockholders will be able to participate in the annual meeting by submitting questions directly from the webcast broadcast site. However, stockholders will not be able to vote through the webcast. Investors may also listen to a conference call of the Annual Meeting by dialing (480) 629-9692. Please allow extra time, prior to the event, 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. (www.unfi.com) carries and distributes more than 60,000 products to more than 17,000 customer locations nationwide. 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 Forbes in 2005 as one of the "Best Managed Companies in America," ranked by Fortune in 2006, 2007 and 2009 as one of its "Most Admired Companies," ranked by Business Ethics as one of its "100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2006" and winner of the Supermarket News 2008 Sustainability Excellence Award.
"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's 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 quarterly report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 10, 2009, 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; increased fuel costs; the Company's sensitivity to inflationary pressures; the relatively low margins and economic sensitivity of the Company's business; the ability to identify and successfully complete acquisitions of other foodservice 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.
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