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FOOD LION OPENS 1,000TH STORE

 SALISBURY, N.C., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Food Lion (NASDAQ-NMS: FDLN) will open 18 stores Wednesday, Dec. 16th, pushing the total number of Food Lion stores to 1,013. The company will close one older store in Wilmington, N.C. on Dec. 15th. Stores will be opened in: West Palm Beach and North Port, Fla.; Princess Anne and Salisbury, Md.; Charlotte, Grandy, Wilmington and Windsor, N.C.; Dallas, Houston (2), Irving, Pasadena (3), Sugarland and Wichita Falls, Tx; and Clarksburg, W.Va.
 These openings will bring Food Lion's total store openings for the year to 141. The company closed nine stores in 1992, so the net new stores is 132.
 Vince Watkins, the Vice President in charge of Real Estate, stated, "This is a milestone very few retailers ever achieve and it is a proud moment for the 60,000 Food Lion employees, 30,000 stockholders, and all the people and organizations associated with the company who have made this possible."
 Food Lion operates conventional supermarkets in 14 states, primarily in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic states. The company also operates stores in Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana.
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 /CONTACT: Mike Mozingo, Food Lion, Inc., 704-633-8250 ext. 2575/
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