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)--Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Food
Lion with its 18th consecutive ENERGY STAR award for its continued
leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy
efficiency. Food Lion is the only grocery retailer to receive the award
for 18 years consecutively.
SALISBURY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Food Lion proudly announced that it received a perfect score of 100
percent on the 2019
Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and
report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace
equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.
This is the 10th consecutive year that Food Lion has received
a top score.
SALISBURY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The final rounds of the Food Lion Feeds' #FastBreakBracket social media
competition tip off this week, where the championship food bank will
receive a 50,000 meal donation from Food Lion Feeds. The social media
competition among Food Lion's 30 regional food bank partners is a
multi-round competition that will run through April 8, with fans of the
participating food banks voting for their favorite food bank here.
SALISBURY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Through its hunger relief initiative Food Lion Feeds, Food Lion is
donating $20,000 in financial and product donations to six local Meals
on Wheels affiliates across its 10-state footprint in support of Meals
on Wheels America’s 17th Annual March for Meals campaign.
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