Statement From Food Lion President Meg Ham on Today’s Roundtable with President Biden
SALISBURY, N.C. – Food Lion President Meg Ham issued the following statement after today’s roundtable discussion with President Joe Biden:
“I appreciated the opportunity to speak with President Biden and others today to discuss the supply chain and our ongoing work to ensure our neighbors have the items they need to nourish their families. The pandemic transformed almost every aspect of our business – from the way customers shop for groceries to how food is produced and transported to our shelves. While there have been targeted supply chain issues, the food supply chain remains robust and there is ample product available for customers on our shelves. We continue to work with our diverse and broad network of suppliers, source products from new partners and engage directly with additional local vendors. On a daily basis, we are working with our supply chain partners, ADUSA Supply Chain, to get product to our stores to help meet customers’ needs.
“During the pandemic, the world realized that grocery workers were essential. It’s something we’ve always known because of the work we do every day to nourish families in the towns and cities we serve. Our 82,000 associates continue to do everything they can to serve their communities and ensure our neighbors have access to fresh food at affordable prices.”
About Food Lion
Food Lion, based in Salisbury, N.C., since 1957, has more than 1,100 stores in 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states and employs more than 82,000 associates. By leveraging its longstanding heritage of low prices and convenient locations, Food Lion is working to own the easiest full shop grocery experience in the Southeast, anchored by a strong commitment to affordability, freshness and the communities it serves. Through Food Lion Feeds, the company has donated more than 800 million meals to individuals and families since 2014 and has committed to donate 1.5 billion meals by 2025. Food Lion is a company of Ahold Delhaize USA, the U.S. division of Zaandam-based Ahold Delhaize. For more information, visit www.foodlion.com or job applicants may visit www.foodlion.com/careers.
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