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Food Lion Opens New Store In Morganton, North Carolina

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Last updated on September 19th, 2022 at 10:31 am

Food Lion opened its new Morganton, North Carolina, store June 10, at 1555 E. Union St. The new store will be open daily from 7 a.m.-11 p.m.

“Morganton is my hometown. I grew up here, went to school here and have spent the past 14 years serving this community, most recently as the manager of the Food Lion store previously located across the street,” said Tim Powell, store manager of the new location. “I’m so excited to open this brand-new store right here in my neighborhood. I look forward to welcoming our neighbors into the new location and for them to see the exciting updates we’ve made with them in mind in their new Morganton Food Lion.”

Store features

Customers can choose from an expanded product assortment, including in-store fresh-cut fruit and vegetables, more “grab-and-go” meal options to help make dinner easier, expanded catering selections, and the Food Lion To-Go service, which enables customers to order their favorite items for pickup and delivery.

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 brand of wholesome and organic products made with no artificial flavors, preservatives or synthetic colors.

Prior to the store opening, Powell and other local Food Lion associates delivered more than 200 gift bags to express their appreciation to police officers and staff at the Morganton Public Safety building, firefighters at Morganton Fire Station No. 1 and emergency room physicians and medical staff at Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge Morganton.

In another commitment to the Morganton community, through Food Lion Feeds, the retailer’s hunger relief platform, $5,000 will be donated to The Outreach Center to help fight senior hunger. The Outreach Center serves a variety of seniors each with different needs and challenges, from veterans to the disabled or ones currently undergoing cancer treatments.

Food Lion recently announced it was acquiring 62 stores from Southeastern Grocers. See story here.

Food Lion, based in Salisbury, North Carolina, since 1957, has more than 1,000 stores in 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states and employs more than 68,000 associates. Through Food Lion Feeds, the company has donated more than 500 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.

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