In this section of the Food Lion News Room, you'll find 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.
On Monday, Aug. 21, as thousands of Americans gather to celebrate the
Great American Total Solar Eclipse, Food Lion Feeds will work to
highlight the thousands who struggle each day to nourish their families.
All day long, the company will donate one meal to local food banks
across its 10-state footprint for every Twitter post including the
hashtag #FoodLionFeeds, up to 11,000 meals.
SALISBURY, N.C. -- Food Lion will celebrate the grand opening of its newest Virginia store, located at 253 N. Washington Highway in Ashland, Va., on August 16.
The store will open to the public at 8 a.m. on August 16 following a 7:45 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony where local staff from Hanover Food Outreach Pantry will speak about Food Lion's impact in the community. Also, Food Lion will distribute $10 gift cards to the first 100 customers.
Food Lion is celebrating its 60th anniversary with The Lion’s Run, an inaugural 6K (3.7-mile) race and 1 mile children’s fun run. The race takes place Saturday, October 14, in Food Lion’s hometown of Salisbury, N.C. Proceeds will benefit Rowan Helping Ministries in Salisbury, N.C., and Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina in Charlotte, N.C.
Now through Aug. 29, Food Lion is offering customers the opportunity to win a $100 gift card when they purchase five or more participating products in one transaction during its "Extra Credit" in-store promotion.
To qualify for a chance to win one of the 5,000 gift cards, customers must: 1. Purchase five participating items using their MVP card 2. Receive a game code at the register via a coupon printed at point of purchase 3. Visit www.foodlion.com/extracredit to enter that code 4
In 2017, Food Lion Feeds partnered with Food Lion customers to provide
more than 42 million meals to families in need through the sale of
special Food Lion Feeds reusable bags sold in its stores. The grocer is
now inviting kids ages 5-14 to participate in its Food Lion Feeds
“Summers Without Hunger” Design-a-Reusable-Bag Contest. The winning
design will be featured on Food Lion Feeds’ reusable bag, which will be
sold in nearly 1,100 stores in
On Wednesday, Aug. 2, Food Lion will unveil a new, easier shopping
experience for customers in 93 stores in the greater Greensboro, N.C.,
market. The company made a significant $178 million capital investment
in the market this year, which includes remodeling the stores, lowering
prices, hiring hundreds of additional associates and giving back to
Points of Light, an organization dedicated to volunteer service,
recently released its Civic 50 list, highlighting companies that are
examples of good corporate citizenship. Food Lion was the sole retailer
on the list, which was announced at the Points of Light Conference on
Volunteering and Service in Seattle, Wash.