Millions of families in the U.S. and Canada struggle to meet their basic needs for sufficient, affordable and nutritious food. We feel an enormous responsibility to be a leader in solving this challenge. Through both our core business activities and our philanthropic efforts, we are working every day to democratize access to better food.
We believe food justice is a fundamental human right. Everyone deserves access to fresh, affordable, nutritious and delicious food.
We are working to provide access to safe, nutritious and sufficient food for people in low-income communities and vulnerable situations.
Making “better for you” foods more accessible and affordable. In 2020, we launched an effort to introduce more natural and organic items in conventional stores, often in rural and low-income communities.
We regularly donate product, time and financial resources to aid in the fight against hunger. In 2020, we donated more than 23 million pounds of food and other essential items to Feeding America® partner food banks.
Eliminate Food Waste
We aim to reduce food waste in our distribution center operations 50% by the 2025. In 2020, UNFI joined the U.S. Food Loss and Waste 2030 Champions.