Starting tomorrow, neighbors in Statesboro, can nourish their families at their new local Food Lion located at in the Statesboro Mall at 325 Northside Dr. E Ste 1. The new store will have approximately 75 associates and serve customers daily from 7 a.m. until 10 p.m. They recently completed the acquisition of this location, which was formerly a BI-LO, after announcing its plans last year to acquire 62 BI-LO/Harveys Supermarkets across the Carolinas and Georgia.
In addition to its longstanding heritage of low prices, they also makes shopping easy and affordable for customers through its MVP loyalty program, its award-winning personalized Shop & Earn monthly rewards offers and with weekly promotions, hot sales, and everyday low prices.
Tod Marsh Continues as Statesboro Manager
“The city of Statesboro is my home. I love living here and serving the people of this great community, and I am truly excited to be a part of the new Food Lion store in Statesboro,” said Tod Marsh, the store manager of the new Food Lion. “Being a local who grew up in Statesboro, I know most of my customers by name. This personal connection is the best part of my job. I look forward to seeing all my regular customers and earning the business of the entire community as we open this new store.”
Great Selections and Affordable Prices
Customers can choose from an extensive product assortment, including in-store fresh cut fruit and vegetables, “grab-and-go” meal options to help make any meal easier, delicious hand-battered fried chicken and 100% USDA Choice fresh beef.
The store also offers a variety of Food Lion’s Nature’s Promise-brand beef, pork, poultry, milk, eggs, bottled water, cereal, coffee and other items. Nature’s Promise is Food Lion’s affordable brand of wholesome and organic products made with no artificial flavors, preservatives or synthetic colors.
Additionally, neighbors can find a wide variety of great local offerings, such as a variety of fresh produce from Norman Farms located in Norman Park, Ga., fresh pork and chicken products from Alma, Ga.’s Lee Corporation and Hardy Farms Peanuts from Hawkinsville, Ga. A list of additional local vendors with products that may be found in the new store can be found here.
Grocer Enters Market by Giving Back
To help introduce neighbors to the new store, welcome gifts were provided to firefighters at Statesboro Fire Departments #1 and #2 and Forest Fire Unit; and staff at the Statesboro Family YMCA.
In another commitment to the community, through Food Lion Feeds – the retailer’s hunger-relief initiative – the retailer donated $1,500 to The Food Bank, Inc., a partner agency of America’s Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia. The feeding agency will also regularly receive food from the new store to distribute to neighbors in need through Food Lion Feeds’ industry-leading food rescue program. Food Lion Feeds has donated the equivalent of nearly 750 million meals since 2014.
For more information on Food Lion Feeds’ efforts to fight hunger in the towns and cities Food Lion serves, please visit foodlion.com/feeds.
About Food Lion
Food Lion, based in Salisbury, N.C., since 1957, has more than 1,000 stores in 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states and employs more than 77,000 associates. By leveraging its longstanding heritage of low prices and convenient locations, Food Lion is working to own the easiest full shop grocery experience in the Southeast, anchored by a strong commitment to affordability, freshness, and the communities it serves. Through Food Lion Feeds, the company has donated more than 750 million meals to individuals and families since 2014, and has committed to donate 1 billion more meals by 2025. Food Lion is a company of Ahold Delhaize USA, the U.S. division of Zaandam-based Ahold Delhaize. For more information, visit www.foodlion.com or job applicants may visit www.foodlion.com/careers.