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.
What:Food Lion is donating meals to local Virginia Beach, Va., and Hampton Va., food pantries, including Freedom Fellowship Food Pantry and the food pantry at Buckroe Baptist Church, in advance of its May 9 grand openings. The grocer will donate 30,000 meals to each organization in order to restock their shelves.
On May 9, Food Lion will celebrate three grand openings, bringing its long-standing heritage of low prices to three new stores in the greater Norfolk, Va., market. The celebrations mark the completed purchase of the stores from SUPERVALU earlier this year. The locations include:
1615 General Booth Blvd., Virginia Beach, Va. 23454
608 Mercury Blvd., Hampton, Va. 23663
683 S. Hughes Blvd., Elizabeth City, N.C. 27909
Each new store will employ about 100 associates, creating nearly 300 jobs
Lion announced today that it has entered into a transaction to
acquire four BI-LO stores in the Greater Myrtle Beach, S.C., Florence,
S.C., and Columbia, S.C., areas from Southeastern Grocers. The locations
What: Food Lion is hosting four job fairs in Norfolk, Chesapeake, Williamsburg and Suffolk, Va., in support of stores these areas. The grocer is seeking applicants for approximately 100 part-time and full-time positions per fair for a total of about 400 hires.
In honor of Earth Day, Food Lion is celebrating its commitment to
sustainable retailing by releasing an infographic highlighting its
progress in 2017. Food Lion is among the leaders in the grocery industry
in sustainability. Food Lion's sustainability effort in 2017 included
donating more than 100 million meals to its local feeding agency
partners as well as recycling more than 128,000 tons of material.
What: Food Lion is hosting multiple job fairs and is seeking applicants for approximately 175 seasonal, part-time and full-time associate positions across the eastern shores. The available positions include cashiers, stockers, meat cutters, customer service center, quality assurance, stockers, specialty merchandisers, deli, produce, frozen food and dairy associates.
Now through April 24, Food Lion shoppers can save a quarter when they
purchase private brand items, up to $10, during the grocer's "Bring Home
Spring Savings" MVP promotion. A purchase of at least four private brand
products with an MVP card will earn shoppers a coupon good on their next
Starting today, Food Lion customers in the greater Fayetteville, N.C., area can have their groceries delivered to their door. Through their partnership with Instacart, Food Lion is making fresh and affordable shopping as easy as opening an app for its customers in four additional cities including Aberdeen, Carthage, Seven Lakes and Southern Pines, N.C.
Food Lion Feeds' Meal Madness, a social media competition among Food
Lion's 30 regional food bank partners, tips off this week, with the
winning food bank receiving a 50,000 meal donation from the grocer's
hunger relief initiative. The multi-round competition will run through
April 3, with fans of the participating food banks voting for their
favorite food bank on Food Lion's Facebook or Twitter pages and using
"#FLFMealMadness" to advance the