JJ Cantrell Joins the Advisory Board

JJ Cantrell Joins the Advisory Board

Aunt Fannie Blog


Aunt Fannie’s is pleased to announce that Mr. JJ Cantrell, Vice President of United Natural Foods, Inc.’s Independent Channel, will be joining the company’s Board of Advisors.

With nearly 20 years of proven leadership, Cantrell’s career has focused on building successful brands in the natural products industry, from sales to distribution and beyond. His passion for building a stronger, healthier future has led to an impressive resume as VP of United Natural Foods’ (UNFI) Independent Channel following 7 years as VP of Sales for Blue Marble Brands (a division of UNFI). Prior to his tenure at Blue Marble Brands, Cantrell served as the Eastern Region Sales Manager of Pacific Natural Foods for 8 years.

“I’m very excited to be a part of Aunt Fannie’s future growth as a part of the advisory team! Having spent my career helping build the natural products industry, being part of a growing brand that has so much potential to impact not only the environment in a sustainable way, but our entire food system in a safe and innovative way, is so important to me and our entire industry.”

JJ Cantrell
VP, United Natural Foods, Inc.

“JJ sits on a mountain of experience, and has proven time and time again his ability to identify and catalyze high potential brands through recognizing and supporting a company’s history, their strengths, and prospective opportunities. His passion and pride for the future success of Aunt Fannie’s is an honor and a huge testament to our Safe Near Food program. Together we can achieve our mission to promote food safety and a healthier food system through his addition to our Board of Advisors.”

Mat Franken
CEO, Aunt Fannie’s

Read the full press release here.