SOURCE: Delhaize Group

October 31, 2007 10:22 ET

Delhaize Group Announces Third Quarter 2007 Earnings Release Date

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwire - October 31, 2007) - Delhaize Group (BRUX: DELB) (NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, confirms that it will announce its third quarter 2007 results (ended September 30, 2007) on Thursday November 8, 2007 at 8:00 a.m. CET. The press release will be available immediately after its publication on Delhaize Group's website at www.delhaizegroup.com.

The Delhaize Group management team will discuss the third quarter 2007 financial results during an investors' conference call that will start at 03.00 p.m. CET (09.00 a.m. ET) on November 8, 2007. To participate in the conference call, please call +44 20 7108 6390 (U.K.) or +1 210 795 0624 (U.S.), with "Delhaize" as password.

The conference call will also be broadcast live over the internet on November 8, 2007 at 03.00 p.m. CET (09.00 a.m. ET) at www.delhaizegroup.com. An audio replay of this webcast will be available at the same website starting at 06.00 p.m. CET (12.00 p.m. ET).





DELHAIZE GROUP

Delhaize Group is a Belgian food retailer present in seven countries on three continents. Its sales network consists of approximately 2,500 stores. In 2006, Delhaize Group posted EUR 19.2 billion (USD 24.1 billion) in net sales and other revenues and EUR 351.9 million (USD 441.8 million) in net profit. Delhaize Group employs approximately 138,000 people. Delhaize Group is listed on Euronext Brussels (DELB) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEG).



Certain statements contained in this press release and related statements by management may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties, including those described in Delhaize Group's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Delhaize Group undertakes no obligation to update this forward-looking information except as required by law.


Contacts: Guy Elewaut: + 32 2 412 29 48 Amy Shue (U.S. investors): + 1 704 633 82 50 (ext. 2529) Geert Verellen: + 32 2 412 83 62 Geoffroy d'Oultremont: + 32 2 412 83 21 Liesbeth Driesen: + 32 2 412 86 69





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