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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.
Wanting to help its Tidewater-area neighbors in need after Hurricane
Isabel, Food Lion will donate supplies of food, water and diapers on
Saturday morning, Sept. 20, in the parking lot of a Hampton store and a
Delhaize Group (NYSE: DEG; Euronext Brussels: DELB), the Belgian
international food retailer, announced today it has signed a definitive
agreement to acquire 43 Harveys supermarkets, located in central and
south Georgia and the Tallahassee, Fla., area. The acquisition fills in
an area where Food Lion, the largest U.S. banner of Delhaize Group, has
a limited presence.
Food Lion now offers a healthier, premium choice in the ice cream
Food Lion's Healthy Delight "No Sugar Added" Premium Lowfat Ice Cream is
the grocery industry's first private-label brand sweetened with
sucralose (Splenda® Brand Sweetener) and formulated to contain no gluten.
"We are the first grocery retailer to have Splenda-sweetened ice cream
under our brand," said Donna Smith, Food Lion brand product manager
Delhaize Group (NYSE: DEG) (Euronext Brussels: DELB), the Belgian
international food retailer, has announced that Shelley G. Broader will
become the President and Chief Operating Officer of its Kash n' Karry
subsidiary effective June 23, 2003. Broader will replace Michael Byars,
who has served as Chief Operating Officer since September 1997. Byars is
considering several other opportunities within Delhaize Group.
Food Lion provided details today of a program it's launching to support
U.S. military men and women on active duty and their families.
Food Lion's efforts have earned the company the designation of
"Preferred Employer," given by Employer Support of Guard and Reserve, a
voluntary branch of the U.S. Department of Defense. The preferred
employer title signifies that Food Lion provides benefits to full-time,
active-duty employees beyond
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has named Food Lion an "ENERGY
STAR Partner of the Year" for its "outstanding" reductions in energy
consumption through energy management leadership. Food Lion's
accomplishments will be recognized at an April 15 awards ceremony in
This is the second-consecutive year Food Lion has earned the
designation. Food Lion is the only supermarket company to receive the
honor, as it
Food Lion's commitment to buy fresh produce from local and regional
growers makes it possible for families to set their Thanksgiving tables
with vegetables and fruits grown close to home.
Food Lion shoppers in North Carolina can buy sweet potatoes grown in
North Carolina. Pennsylvania customers can warm their bones with apple
cider produced from Keystone State apples. South Carolinians can add
greens grown in South Carolina to their
Food Lion is cooperating with ConAgra in its voluntary recall of ground
beef. ConAgra Beef Company, based in Greeley, Colo., is recalling
approximately 19 million pounds of beef trim and fresh and frozen ground
beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli 0157:H7, according
to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection