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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.

Press Releases

  • 9/6/01 8:08 am EDT

    Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB, NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, reported today an increase of cash earnings per outstanding share by a strong 15.4% to EUR 1.07 in the second quarter of 2001. Delhaize Group's sales rose by 39.8% to EUR 5.5 billion, and its earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) increased by 53.7% to EUR 412.7 million.

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  • 8/27/01 8:08 am EDT

    Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB; NYSE: DEG) will release its second quarter earnings on Thursday, September 6, 2001 at 2:00 p.m. CET (8:00 a.m. EST) for the thirteen weeks ended June 30, 2001. Immediately following, Delhaize Group will conduct an investors' conference call at 3:00 p.m. CET (9:00 a.m. EST) on Thursday September 6, 2001. The Delhaize Group management team will be discussing the financial results for second quarter 2001

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  • 7/5/01 8:08 am EDT

    Kash n' Karry and Food Lion have asked the manufacturer of their private label 11 oz. white corn chips to start an investigation after the Food and Drug Administration found traces of a genetically-altered strain of corn called Starlink in the product made by Wise Foods Inc.

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  • 6/12/01 8:08 am EDT

    Delhaize Group (NYSE: DEG; Brussels: DELB) will webcast its conferences with equity analysts during a field trip in the United States on Thursday, June 14, 2001 (Charlotte, North Carolina) and Friday, June 15, 2001 (Portland, Maine). Both meetings will begin at 2:30 p.m. (CET Brussels) or 8:30 a.m. (EST).

    The webcast will be available at http://www.delhaizegroup.com/ and http://www.delhaizeamerica.com/ through June 30, 2001.

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  • 5/23/01 8:08 am EDT

    Delhaize America Inc. and Delhaize Group (Euronext: DELB; NYSE: DEG) have set a deadline of June 4, 2001 for investors, other than investors who hold shares of Delhaize America through The Depository Trust Company (DTC), to make an election for either Delhaize Group ordinary shares or Delhaize Group American Depositary Receipts (ADRs).

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  • 4/30/01 8:08 am EDT

    Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB, NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, announced today that it intends to initiate its share repurchase program. On December 15, 2000, Delhaize Group was authorized by its shareholders at an extraordinary general meeting to repurchase up to EUR 400 million of its shares on the open market. Since Delhaize Group ADRs are now listed and trading on the New York Stock Exchange, Delhaize Group may

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  • 4/27/01 8:08 am EDT

    Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB, NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, reported today sales of EUR 5.0 billion for the thirteen week period ending March 31, 2001, an increase of 40.6% over the first quarter of the prior year. The two largest companies of the Group, Delhaize America and Delhaize Belgium, had strong comparable store sales of 3.9% and 7.1%, respectively.

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  • 4/26/01 8:08 am EDT

    Pierre-Olivier Beckers, President and Chief Executive Officer of Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB, NYSE: DEG), a 134-year old international food retailer, rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange today as the company launched its American Depositary Receipt (ADR) program under the symbol "DEG". With this ADR program Delhaize Group will be the only Belgian company currently listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

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  • 4/25/01 8:08 am EDT

    Delhaize America Inc. (NYSE: DZA)(NYSE: DZB) shareholders today approved a share exchange agreement whereupon Delhaize Group will exchange all outstanding shares of Delhaize America it does not already own for Delhaize Group ordinary shares or Delhaize Group American Depositary Shares (ADRs). Ninety-five percent of Class A shareholders, and more than 93 percent of Class B shareholders casting ballots approved the share exchange.

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  • 4/18/01 8:08 am EDT

    Delhaize America Inc. (NYSE: DZA)(NYSE: DZB) and Delhaize Group (Euronext: DELB) have set a deadline of April 25, 2001 for investors who hold shares of Delhaize America through The Depository Trust Company (DTC) to make an election for either Delhaize Group ordinary shares or Delhaize Group American Depositary Receipts (ADRs).

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