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

  • 10/16/00 8:08 am EDT

    Food Lion has been notified by Mission Foods, its producer of private label taco shells, that Mission Foods is voluntarily recalling Food Lion and Kash n' Karry brand taco shells. Mission Foods has announced that it is voluntarily recalling all yellow corn products and replacing them with products made from white corn because of the possibility products may contain StarLink, a protein not approved for human consumption.

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  • 10/2/00 8:08 am EDT

    The Board of Directors of Delhaize America, Inc. (NYSE: DZA)(NYSE: DZB) has declared as of October 2, 2000, a quarterly cash dividend of $0.1443 per share on the outstanding Class A common shares and $0.1426 per share on the outstanding Class B common shares of the Corporation. The dividend will be payable on October 30, 2000 to shareholders of record as of October 16, 2000.

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  • 9/28/00 8:08 am EDT

    Delhaize America, Inc. (NYSE: DZA)(NYSE: DZB) announced today that the Company's consolidated sales for the twelve weeks ended Sept. 9, 2000, were $3.1 billion. Third-quarter sales increased 18% over the prior year and comparable store sales were up 1%. Quarterly financial data includes the operating results of Hannaford Bros. Co. for six weeks of the quarter since its acquisition on July 31, 2000.

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  • 9/7/00 3:34 pm EDT

    Delhaize America, Inc. (NYSE: DZA)(NYSE: DZB) today announced that its Board of Directors has received an offer from Etablissements Delhaize Freres et Cie "Le Lion" S.A. ("Delhaize Group"), its largest shareholder, to exchange Delhaize Group stock for all of the outstanding Class A and Class B common shares of Delhaize America, Inc. it does not already own. The consideration to be received by the public shareholders of the Company would consist of 0.35 common shares of Delhaize Group in

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  • 8/21/00 8:08 am EDT

    Delhaize America, Inc. (NYSE: DZA)(NYSE: DZB) today announced management changes at its Food Lion unit. Bill McCanless, Chief Executive Officer of Food Lion LLC, has assumed the additional title of President, while Richard A. Anicetti, a 20-year food retailing veteran, was named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the unit. Mr. McCanless also serves as Chief Executive Officer of Delhaize America, Inc.

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  • 8/8/00 8:08 am EDT

    Delhaize America Inc. (NYSE: DZA)(NYSE: DZB) announced today that it has finalized proration calculations in its acquisition of Hannaford Bros. Co.

    Under the terms of the acquisition, total consideration for the deal must approximate 86 percent cash and 14 percent class A Delhaize America stock. Because the cash election was over-subscribed, shareholders who elected cash will receive a pro-rated combination of stock and cash.

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  • 7/31/00 8:08 am EDT

    Delhaize America Inc. (NYSE: DZA)(NYSE: DZB) today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Hannaford Bros. Co.

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  • 7/25/00 8:08 am EDT

    Delhaize America, Inc. (NYSE: DZA)(NYSE: DZB) and Hannaford Bros. Co. (NYSE: HRD) have received approval from the Federal Trade Commission to proceed with the pending acquisition of Hannaford by Delhaize America.

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