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., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Food Lion Family, Bloom and Bottom Dollar Food with its tenth consecutive ENERGY STAR award. The company was one of 46 organizations recognized in the Sustained Excellence category and among 111 overall 2011 ENERGY STAR award winners chosen from more than 20,000 partners in the ENERGY STAR program.
SALISBURY, N.C., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Food Lion announced a new promotion today for its MVP customers that will award one customer free groceries for a year.
Customers can scan their MVP cards once a day at the in-store coupon kiosks, and they will be entered for a chance to win free groceries. Customers also can instantly win one of more than 200,000 free national and private brand items starting today through April 19. Free items will be awarded in the form of a
Ryan Gatewood of Blacksburg, Va., is the Grand Prize winner of a $20,000 scholarship, which was presented during halftime of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Men's Championship game in Charlotte, N.C., onMarch 5.
The grocer has sponsored the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Tournament for more than 17 years and is the title sponsor for the ever-popular Miss CIAA scholarship contest. Food Lion also sponsors the 2011 Women's
In continuation of Food Lion's 17-year corporate partnership with the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), Food Lion will promote healthy eating and lifestyle choices with engaging activities for its customers and CIAA fans.
Based on increased in-store coupon usage, Food Lion is planning to add more MVP Savings Center kiosks inside their stores to help customers immediately start saving money on their grocery bills.
"In these difficult economic times, Food Lion is committed to providing our customers with the lowest prices on the best brands," said David Palmer, Director of Customer Relationship Management and Interactive Marketing. "We have seen a much higher coupon redemption rate among our MVP customers
Food Lion announced today its continuing support of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Tournament. As a major corporate sponsor, Food Lion invites its customers and CIAA fans to enjoy a number of events this year sponsored by their grocer of choice, including the women's tournament, a health and wellness symposium and the Miss CIAA Pageant.
The Food Lion Family and Bloom recently recognized Scott Brinson as the recipient of the 2010 Store Manager Excellence Award. Brinson, who is the store manager of Food Lion located at 2200 Gumbranch Road in Jacksonville, N.C., was selected from a group of seven other market/banner winners.
"There were other people who could have won it, but I guess I was the lucky one this year," Brinson said. "It is a humbling experience for me because this is such a prestigious award."
In the recent eighth annual "Hunger Has a Cure" campaign, Food Lion Family and Bottom Dollar Food raised a record 1.5 million pounds of food to support local food banks affiliated with Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief charity.
The campaign offered customers the opportunity to purchase ready-made food boxes or donate food in bins. Roughly 250,000 boxes were sold in the effort, which ran from Nov. 17-Dec. 28.