Food Lion to sell 5 stores in York, Franklin counties

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Food Lion will sell off five stores in York and Franklin counties as part of a pending merger between parent company Delhaize Group and Ahold.

Saubel’s Markets is buying the Food Lion on East Market Street in York and Supervalu is buying stores on Philadelphia Avenue and Lincoln Way West in Chambersburg, on North Antrim Way in Greencastle, and on Buchanan Trail in Waynesboro, the companies said in a statement.

The companies said they have reached agreements with buyers to divest a total of 86 stores.

Sunbury, Pennsylvania-based Weis Markets is purchasing 38 Food Lion stores in Delaware, Maryland and Virginia.

All of the purchase agreements are subject to the approval of the Federal Trade Commission.

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