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.
SALISBURY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Food Lion is partnering with its customers to help end hunger by
offering specially-marked Food Lion Feeds bagged oranges for sale in its
stores starting March 6, 2019. In its first year, the bagged orange
campaign will help nourish families and their neighbors in need by
helping provide more than 1 million meals* to end hunger in local
communities across Food Lion’s 10-state footprint.
SALISBURY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Consistent with Food Lion’s "Easy, Fresh and Affordable... You Can Count
on Food Lion Every Day!" strategy, the company announced today that it
will remodel 92 stores in the greater Myrtle Beach, Florence, Columbia
and Charleston, S.C., markets in 2019. The $158 million capital
investment Food Lion will make in its stores will go toward remodeling
the stores, lowering prices, and expanding the assortment of products
SALISBURY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As a result of an innovative new initiative to empower North Carolina
college students to fight food insecurity on college campuses, Food Lion
recently awarded both North Carolina Central University (NCCU) and
Elizabeth City State University (ECSU) with $10,000 as part of the 2019
Food Lion Feeds Collegiate Hunger Challenge.
SALISBURY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In recognition of her commitment to her community and for the tremendous
leadership she has shown for her team of associates, Annette Johnson was
named Food Lion’s Ralph W. Ketner Store Manager of the Year Thursday at
the company's headquarters in Salisbury, N.C. Johnson is the store
manager at the Food Lion located at 5242 Fairfield Shopping Centre,
Virginia Beach, Va. 23464.
SALISBURY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Food Lion will donate nearly $18,000 in food and gift cards this week to
local food bank and agency partners to help nourish hundreds of federal
workers in the Baltimore, Md. and Washington, D.C., areas affected by
the partial government shutdown.
The donation, to be made through the grocer’s hunger relief platform,
Food Lion Feeds, will help families during a time when they are faced
with making tough choices
RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UNC REX Healthcare has opened a new Food Pantry to support patients and
their families who struggle with access to healthy food.
The pantry is a partnership between UNC REX, Food Lion and the Food Bank
of Central & Eastern North Carolina. It’s one of the first food pantries
operated by a community hospital in North Carolina, and one of only a
handful across the country. It will be called the UNC REX Healthcare
SALISBURY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Food Lion believes no one should go hungry, especially during the
holiday season, and the grocer is making it easy and affordable for its
customers in its more than 1,000 stores to help families in need through
its Food Lion Feeds "Holidays Without Hunger" campaign, Nov. 14 through
Through the campaign, customers can purchase and donate a
specially-marked "Holidays Without Hunger" food box for $5,
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Progressive Grocer magazine presented four Food Lion leaders with
its prestigious 2018 Top Women in Grocery Award during a formal ceremony
Thursday, Nov. 8 at a special cocktail dinner celebration at the Palmer
House Hilton Hotel, in Chicago, Ill.
SALISBURY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In honor of Veterans Day on Sunday, Nov. 11, Food Lion stores will offer
a 10 percent discount on Monday, Nov. 12, to active and retired military
personnel to show the grocer’s support and appreciation for those who
are serving or have served in the United States Armed Forces.
SALISBURY, N.C. – Food Lion is voluntarily recalling its 20.1 oz. Taste of Inspirations South of the Border frozen pizza with UPC number 72543999549 because of the product having the potential to have bacterial contamination. The affected products have a Best By date of Sept. 25, 2019; Sept. 28, 2019; Oct. 1, 2019; or Oct. 4, 2019.
While there have been no reports of illnesses to date, the product is being recalled as a precautionary measure after the manufacturer of the