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

  • 7/19/04 8:08 am EDT

    The North Carolina Food Dealers Association and the North Carolina Retail Merchants Association will merge later this year. Once the merger is completed Oct. 1, a new N.C. Food Dealers Council will be established within the Retail Merchants Association (NCRMA).

  • 5/25/04 8:08 am EDT

    "Thought for food." That is how Food Lion describes its first Bloom store, which opens May 26 in Charlotte, N.C.

    The store, named, "Bloom, A Food Lion Market™," is the first of five Bloom pilot stores to open in 2004. The stores are designed to test the new Bloom concept, aimed at providing a simple, uncomplicated and hassle-free shopping experience.

  • 5/6/04 8:08 am EDT

    Food Lion LLC announces today plans to open five pilot stores to test a new store concept, format and brand name. The pilot stores, all scheduled to open by the end of 2004 in the Charlotte, N.C. area, will be named, "Bloom, A Food Lion Market™."

  • 4/6/04 8:08 am EDT

    Now through April 30, all 1,200 Food Lion stores are conducting a campaign to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network (CMN). Food Lion customers can participate by purchasing paper CMN balloons for $1 each.

  • 3/8/04 8:08 am EST

    People on low- carbohydrate diets now have a new, sweet treat to enjoy. Food Lion has added three new low-carb flavors to its line of Healthy Delight ice cream.

    With three to four net carbs per half-cup serving, Food Lion's Healthy Delight ice cream is the first store brand to offer fewer carbs and no added sugar. Healthy Delight ice cream is sweetened with Splenda® brand sucralose instead of added sugar.

  • 10/27/03 8:08 am EST

    Delhaize Group (NYSE: DEG; Euronext Brussels: DELB), the Belgian international food retailer, has completed its acquisition of 43 Harveys supermarkets, located in central and south Georgia and the Tallahassee, Fla., area, as announced Sept. 2, 2003. The acquisition fills in an area where Food Lion, the largest U.S. banner of Delhaize Group, has a limited presence.

  • 9/22/03 8:08 am EDT

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  • 9/21/03 8:08 am EDT

    Food Lion is sending an additional 10 truckloads of ice to hurricane-devastated areas. This is in addition to the 12 truckloads of assistance that arrived within the past 48 hours.

    "We're worried about our neighbors," said Ruth Kinzey, director of corporate communications for Food Lion. "We want to do all we can to help them."

  • 9/20/03 8:08 am EDT

    After already sending seven truckloads of ice and emergency supplies to hurricane victims in Virginia and North Carolina, Food Lion has announced five more trucks of aid are on the way.

    By 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21, Food Lion will deliver truckloads of ice to the following locations:

  • 9/19/03 8:08 am EDT

    Food Lion is directing a convoy of trucks filled with ice to the Hampton Roads area of Virginia and Northeast North Carolina to assist Hurricane Isabel victims.

    Food Lion trucks originating from Gaffney, S.C., and Lumberton, N.C., will arrive at five area Food Lion stores at approximately 7:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 20. Food Lion employees will distribute the bags of ice on a first- come-first-served basis until supplies are depleted

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