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

  • 9/19/03 8:08 am EDT

    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 Portsmouth store.

  • 9/2/03 8:08 am EDT

    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.

  • 7/30/03 8:08 am EDT

    Food Lion now offers a healthier, premium choice in the ice cream freezer.

    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

  • 6/18/03 8:08 am EDT

    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.

  • 4/3/03 8:08 am EST

    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

  • 4/1/03 8:08 am EST

    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 Washington, D.C.

    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

  • 11/1/02 8:08 am EST

    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

  • 10/1/02 8:08 am EDT

    Food Lion was named America's Second Harvest's Regional Retailer of the Year at an award's dinner in Snowbird, Utah, on Sept. 29.

  • 7/19/02 8:08 am EDT

    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 Service.

  • 5/20/02 8:08 am EDT

    Food Lion announces three executive promotions key to its ever-growing retail store operations.

    Elwyn Murray and Cindy Schlaepfer have been named senior vice presidents of retail operations. Darrell Johnson has been elevated to senior vice president of human resources.

    Murray will lead Food Lion northern operations, including its northern and Atlantic divisions. Schlaepfer will direct the company's southern operations,

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