SALISBURY, N.C. – Starting today, neighbors in Springfield, Ga., can nourish their families at their new local Food Lion located at 1451 Ga Highway 21 S. The new store will have approximately 75 associates and serve customers daily from 7 a.m. until 10 p.m.
Food Lion recently completed the acquisition of this location, which was formerly a Harveys Supermarket, 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, Food Lion 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.
“I started with Food Lion bagging groceries in 1999, and I am excited to return to the company where I got my start and continue to serve the community by ensuring they have a great shopping experience,” said Daniel Decrescenzo, store manager of the new Food Lion. “I grew up nearby in a neighboring county and have loved becoming part of the Springfield community. I am excited to welcome back all our loyal customers and can’t wait to meet all the new faces that will love our new expanded variety, great prices and commitment to customer service.”
Customers can choose from an extensive product assortment, including “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.
To help introduce neighbors to the new store, welcome gifts were provided to firefighters at Effingham County Fire Department 12 and Rincon Fire Stations #1 and #2; faculty and staff Springfield Elementary and Ebenezer Elementary Schools; and staff at Effingham YMCA.
In another commitment to the community, through Food Lion Feeds – the retailer’s hunger-relief initiative – the retailer donated $1,500 to God’s Mission House, a partner agency of America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia. The food pantry 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,