A groundbreaking ceremony was held today to celebrate the start of construction of United Natural Foods Inc.’s new 425,000 square foot distribution and warehouse facility in Sturtevant. The facility will serve the Midwest region and is expected to create 220 new, full-time jobs.
“UNFI is pleased to partner with the state of Wisconsin and the village of Sturtevant to expand our operations here in the Midwest,” said Sean Griffin, UNFI’s group president. “We feel Sturtevant is the optimal location for us to better service our customers and increase our operational efficiencies while reducing our costs and emissions. We look forward to growing together with this great community.”
United Natural Foods 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.