SOURCE: Delhaize Group

April 15, 2010 02:08 ET

Disclosure of Acquisition of Treasury Shares

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwire - April 15, 2010) - Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB - NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, discloses the information with respect to the acquisition of treasury shares required under the new article 207 of the Royal Decree of January 30, 2001 implementing the Belgian Company Code.

Delhaize Group has recently acquired the following number of shares on Euronext Brussels pursuant to a share buy-back program with a Belgian credit institution for the purchase of Delhaize Group shares in order to satisfy exercises of stock options:

+-------------+------------+---------------+---------------+--------------+
|             |  Number of | Average unit  |  Lowest unit  | Highest unit |
|Purchase date|   shares   |purchase price |purchase price |purchase price|
|             |  purchased |    (in EUR)   |    (in EUR)   |    (in EUR)  |
+-------------+------------+---------------+---------------+--------------+
|April 7, 2010|   22 000   |     61.99     |     61.74     |     62.10    |
+-------------+------------+---------------+---------------+--------------+
|April 8, 2010|   29 867   |     60.98     |     60.69     |     61.35    |
+-------------+------------+---------------+---------------+--------------+

More information on the modalities of these purchases can be found on the website www.delhaizegroup.com.

Contacts

Geert Verellen:             + 32 2 412 83 62
Aurélie Bultynck:           + 32 2 412 83 61
Barbera Hoppenbrouwers:     + 32 2 412 86 69

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Press release in pdf format: http://hugin.info/133961/R/1403658/357853.pdf

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