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.
Delhaize America announced a new promotion today where its customers have the chance to win up to $250,000 by shopping Delhaize America stores.
Every game card distributed has the potential to be a winning card, and the card could earn customers as much as $250,000 in prizes. The company expects to award a total of more than $5 million to approximately 3 million customers during the summer promotion, with prizes ranging from $1 to $250,000 per winning card.
Bottom Dollar Food, a soft-discount grocer, announced plans today to open approximately 15-20 stores by the end of 2010 in the greater Philadelphia market. The announcement will create more than 600 jobs in the region and bring another grocery option to customers in the greater Philadelphia region.
"Bottom Dollar Food has great potential in the market as we believe it is underserved in the soft-discount grocer arena," said Meg Ham, President of Bottom Dollar Food. "We are very excited to expand
The Department of Defense has awarded Food Lion with its 2010 Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest recognition given by the U.S. Government to employers for outstanding support of their employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve.
Delhaize America today announced its banners - Hannaford, Sweetbay, Bottom Dollar Food, and Food Lion family of banners, including Food Lion, Bloom, Harveys and Reid's - will operate under a new sustainable seafood sourcing program. The supermarkets will move to selling seafood from sources that are managed to sustain the availability of seafood for current and future generations.
Food Lion, Bloom, Bottom Dollar Food and Reid's have launched the "Hunger Has a Cure" Spring Funds Drive to support Feeding America's local food bank members. The campaign, which allows customers to donate in $1 or $3 increments, runs through May 11.
"As a grocer, we want to help our neighbors who are struggling to feed their families," said Chris Blumenthal, manager of community affairs for Food Lion family of banners and Bottom Dollar Food. "The need for food assistance is at an all-time high
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently recognized the Food Lion Family of Banners and Bottom Dollar Food with a ninth consecutive ENERGY STAR award. The award, for sustained excellence, is the company's seventh consecutive honor in this category. The company was one of 50 companies recognized in the Sustained Excellence category and among 110 overall award winners.
This Saturday, the Food Lion Family of Banners and Bottom Dollar Food will participate in Earth Hour by reducing the amount of lights used in the store's center aisle section in more than 1,300 stores for one hour, beginning at 8:30 p.m. All stores will remain open for business during this time.
The Food Lion Family of Banners and Bottom Dollar Food recently recognized the regional winners of the companies' Store Manager Excellence Award. Twenty-four store managers were honored at a recent leadership event at the companies' Customer Support Center.
From the group of regional winners, eight district winners were honored and then, an overall winner, Emory Turner of Vidalia, Ga., a store manager with Harveys Supermarkets, was selected as the overall company winner of the Store Manager