At UNFI, you’re not just an employee, you’re an associate. UNFI provides opportunities for professional development, allowing you to contribute to the community alongside your committed group of colleagues. Together, we can make a positive impact on our food system that’s better for all.
Whether you work for UNFI as a driver, an associate in our distribution centers, or in our corporate offices, you’ll have multiple opportunities to grow.
We are North America’s premier grocery wholesaler, delivering the widest variety of fresh, branded, and owned brand products to community grocers and retail chains alike. A pioneer in natural and organic foods, we are growing and transforming to meet the needs of an evolving workplace. Our 29,000+ employees work across America, with corporate offices in Providence, Rhode Island and Minneapolis, Minnesota.Learn more about us
future of food.
We strive to help make our customers stronger, our supply chain better, and
our food solutions more inspired.
At UNFI, our Belonging and Innovation Groups (BIGs) includes PRIDE BIG. This group actively nurtures a space where LGBTQ+ associates and their allies can freely embrace their true selves without judgement. Our aim is to support the LGBTQ+ community by actively participating in the Pride Parades in Providence and Minneapolis.
Every year, UNFI distributes complimentary turkeys to its associates as part of the Thanksgiving festivities. Volunteer associates gather outside of each distribution center to hand out turkeys, expressing gratitude to all associates in celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday.
We treat our associates as individuals. Our focus is intentional, ensuring the well-being of each person is valued.Learn more
We aim to create a culture of safety, care, and belonging. Fostering a more inclusive culture means everyone can feel respected and welcomed. We support multiple Belonging and Innovation Groups (BIGs) that offer both affinity and allyship, inclusion training, and equitable access.Learn More
As a community grocer in the UNFI family/network, you have access to the knowledge and expertise from our connected community, covering from field to basket, in addition to all our grocers working to make a difference every day.Learn More
“Through the veterans initiative program’s belonging & innovation group I am able to positively influence, share our story, and pay it forward to others at UNFI.”
“It’s a fast-paced environment. If you like working fast, then this is the place for you. I love it.”
“We move natural foods. We try to reduce our carbon footprint. We value our customers. Those are all the things I was looking for in a place to work, so it was a great fit.”
“I’ve been at UNFI for 45 years. We’ve been working together for so long, we have become a family and I really enjoy working at UNFI.”
“I’ve been with UNFI for 12 years, I started as a sanitation associate and worked my way up to outbound shipping manager. I love UNFI because it’s a good place to work, they take care of you, and the associates here are like family to me.”
“We always have something to do here in maintenance. If you just ride through and look you know you’ll find something to fix. I’ve been in maintenance here for 37 years.”
“I’m part of the National Operations team working on warehouse management systems. I’ve been with UNFI for 25 years. What I love most about my job is being able to interact with people all over the country and being able to be involved in the technology side of what our distribution centers are doing.”
We offer comprehensive benefits and a flexible, fun work environment because we believe in better and that starts with our associates.