Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT

                     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
                         Securities Exchange Act of 1934

         Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): May 25, 2006

                           UNITED NATURAL FOODS, INC.
             (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

              Delaware                  000-21531           05-0376157
    (State or Other Jurisdiction       (Commission         (IRS Employer
          of Incorporation)           File Number)      Identification No.)

                                  260 Lake Road
                               Dayville, CT 06241
               (Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

                                 (860) 779-2800
              (Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

                                 Not Applicable
          (Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

The following information is being furnished under Item 2.02-Results of
Operations and Financial Condition. This information, including the exhibit
attached hereto, shall not be deemed "filed" for any purpose, including for the
purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or
otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section. The information in this
Current Report on Form 8-K shall not be deemed incorporated by reference into
any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or under the Exchange
Act, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing.

On May 25, 2006, United Natural Foods, Inc. (the "Company") issued a press
release to report its financial results for the quarter ended April 29, 2006.
The press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.

Item 5.03 Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal

On May 23, 2006, the Company's Board of Directors voted to amend the Company's
bylaws to change its fiscal year end from July 31 to the last Saturday closest
to July 31. The change in fiscal year is effective for fiscal year 2006, which
will end on July 29, 2006. There will be no transition period resulting from the
change in fiscal year end.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits

      (a)   Financial Statements of Businesses Acquired: Not Applicable

      (b)   Pro Forma Financial Information: Not Applicable

      (c)   Exhibits.

            Exhibit No.  Description
            -----------  -----------

               99.1      Press Release, dated May 25, 2006: United Natural Foods
                         Reports $0.29 Diluted EPS, on Record Revenues of $637
                         Million for the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2006.


      Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                          UNITED NATURAL FOODS, INC.

                                          By: /s/ Mark E. Shamber
                                              Mark E. Shamber
                                              Vice President and acting Chief
                                              Financial Officer

                                          Date:  May 25, 2006