Dayville, Conn.-based United Natural Foods has announced that earnings for the Q2 of fiscal 2002, ending 31 January 2002, were in line with the guidance previously provided by the company. Net sales for the Q2 totalled US$285.5m, a 16.8% increase over the US$244.4m reported in the Q2 of fiscal 2001, above the company's guidance of 10-14% sales growth.