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Food Lion giving away free groceries during grand re-opening

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GREENVILLE, N.C. - Food Lion is giving away a bag of free groceries to the first 50 customers as part of a grand re-opening at 169 stores in North and South Carolina.

It’s happening Wednesday, Nov. 13 through Saturday, Nov. 16.

is holding grand re-opening festivities at the 169 stores, including providing the first 50 customers at each location with a bag of free groceries Wednesday, Nov. 13 through Saturday, Nov. 16.

"With today's launch, nearly all Food Lion stores have received these store investments," said Greg Finchum, senior vice president of retail operations for Food Lion. "We invite customers to visit their local Food Lion, where they will experience firsthand new lower prices and other store enhancements, such as the greatest value in store brands and fresher produce. We hope that you will visit your local Food Lion and experience our changes."

Food Lion has lowered prices on 6,000 items throughout the store. It’s also added MVP Savings Centers in each of its stores. Customers that scan their MVP Card will receive personalized offers for additional savings on national and private brand products.

As part of its "Fresh From the Field" initiative, the company also improved its produce.  Food Lion's produce and store brand products are backed by a double-your-money-back guarantee.

The changes are based on customer feedback. A list of the 169 stores is available at www.foodlion.com/newsroom.

Food Lion will also donate $2,000 to local food banks. Food banks receiving the donations include the Food Bank of Central & Eastern N.C. in Greenville, N.C. and the Food Bank of Central & Eastern N.C. in Wilmington, N.C.

Food Lion was founded in 1957 as Food Town in Salisbury, N.C.
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