SOURCE: Delhaize Group

May 02, 2007 09:34 ET

Delhaize Group Announces First Quarter 2007 Earnings Release Date

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 2, 2007 -- Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels:DELB) (NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, confirms that it will announce its first quarter 2007 results (ended March 31, 2007) on Wednesday May 9, 2007 at 8:00 a.m. CET. The press release will be available on Delhaize Group's website (www.delhaizegroup.com) immediately after its publication.

The Delhaize Group management team will discuss the first quarter 2007 results during an investor conference call that will start at 03.00 p.m. CET (09.00 a.m. EDT) on May 9, 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 May 9, 2007 at 03.00 p.m. CET (09.00 a.m. EST) 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. EDT) on May 9, 2007.

Delhaize Group

Delhaize Group is a Belgian food retailer present in eight countries on three continents. At the end of 2006, Delhaize Group's sales network consisted of 2,705 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. At the end of 2006, Delhaize Group employed approximately 142,500 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.

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