Media Contacts

In this section of the Food Lion News Room, you'll find our our latest press releases. The releases are listed in chronological order, and are also sortable by category. Please don't hesitate to contact our Media Relations Team with any questions.

Press Releases

  • 9/19/17 6:23 pm EDT

    This afternoon, hundreds of Food Lion company leaders and associates gathered in Hot Springs, Va., and packed 10,320 bagged lunches, making Food Lion the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title holder for the Most Bagged Lunches Assembled in One Hour. This effort was part of Food Lion’s 60th anniversary celebration and the company’s commitment to eliminate hunger through Food Lion Feeds, its hunger-relief initiative.

  • 9/14/17 8:00 am EDT

    Now through Oct. 10, Food Lion shoppers can save a quarter with every private brand item purchased, up to $10, during the grocer's "Quarter Back" promotion. A purchase of at least four private brand products with a personal MVP card will earn shoppers a coupon good on their next shopping trip.

  • 9/13/17 7:46 am EDT

    Food Lion is partnering with its customers to help end hunger by launching specially-marked Food Lion Feeds bagged apples for sale in its stores today. In its fourth year, the bagged apple campaign will help provide more than 1 million meals* to families facing hunger in local communities across the grocer’s 10-state footprint.

  • 9/7/17 9:29 am EDT

    Beginning today, Food Lion is offering its customers private brand items featuring the most popular flavor of the season: pumpkin. A customer favorite, Food Lion has updated this special flavor assortment to include a few new and exciting items since its launch last year.

    Available at all stores while supplies last, shoppers can enjoy these limited time original products at affordable prices in a variety of ways, from coffees and creamers, to oatmeal and yogurt, to ice cream and cookies!

  • 9/5/17 2:00 pm EDT

    As part of its 60th anniversary celebration and Feeding America®’s Hunger Action Month™, Food Lion is expanding its third annual “The Great Pantry Makeover” by remodeling and stocking the shelves of 60 local food pantries across its 10-state operating area. During this event, which kicks off today with makeovers through Dec. 12, the company will donate more than 2.5 million meals and 2,000 volunteer hours as part of its largest associate volunteer

  • 8/18/17 9:00 am EDT

    On Monday, Aug. 21, as thousands of Americans gather to celebrate the Great American Total Solar Eclipse, Food Lion Feeds will work to highlight the thousands who struggle each day to nourish their families. All day long, the company will donate one meal to local food banks across its 10-state footprint for every Twitter post including the hashtag #FoodLionFeeds, up to 11,000 meals.

  • 8/14/17 2:38 pm EDT

    SALISBURY, NC – Food Lion will celebrate the grand opening of its newest North Carolina store, located at 851 Washington Square Mall in Washington, N.C., on August 16.

  • 8/14/17 2:31 pm EDT

    SALISBURY, N.C. -- Food Lion will celebrate the grand opening of its newest Virginia store, located at 253 N. Washington Highway in Ashland, Va., on August 16.

    The store will open to the public at 8 a.m. on August 16 following a 7:45 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony where local staff from Hanover Food Outreach Pantry will speak about Food Lion's impact in the community. Also, Food Lion will distribute $10 gift cards to the first 100 customers.

  • 8/14/17 9:31 am EDT

    Food Lion is celebrating its 60th anniversary with The Lion’s Run, an inaugural 6K (3.7-mile) race and 1 mile children’s fun run. The race takes place Saturday, October 14, in Food Lion’s hometown of Salisbury, N.C. Proceeds will benefit Rowan Helping Ministries in Salisbury, N.C., and Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina in Charlotte, N.C.

  • 8/9/17 9:04 am EDT

    Now through Aug. 29, Food Lion is offering customers the opportunity to win a $100 gift card when they purchase five or more participating products in one transaction during its "Extra Credit" in-store promotion.

    To qualify for a chance to win one of the 5,000 gift cards, customers must:
    1. Purchase five participating items using their MVP card
    2. Receive a game code at the register via a coupon printed at point of purchase
    3. Visit to enter that code

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