"We are extremely pleased to be partnered with the largest publicly traded distributor of natural and organic products in North America.
Our new deal solidifies our ability to continue offering the largest
selection of healthy snacks and drinks to our franchisees and their
customers," said Art Budman, chief executive officer of
Fresh Healthy Vending International, in a news release. "Additionally, having a prime
vendor agreement with UNFI leverages the buying power of our
franchisees. This will certainly make a positive impact on their bottom
UNFI is an independent national distributor of natural,
organic and specialty foods and related products including nutritional
supplements, personal care items and organic produce, in the United States.
"Fresh Healthy Vending was our first national vending account and now
represents our largest independently owned and operated national
vending customer. We are pleased to continue our partnership with Fresh
Healthy Vending, North America's leading healthy vending franchise," said David Chavez, director of sales and foodservice. "This new agreement reflects the
continued evolution of our relationship and secures distribution with
our largest franchisor for the next three years."