SOURCE: Delhaize Group

April 29, 2008 09:14 ET

Delhaize Group Announces First Quarter 2008 Earnings Release Date

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwire - April 29, 2008) -


BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 29, 2008 - Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels:DELB) (NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, confirms that it will announce its first quarter 2008 results (ended March 31, 2008) on Wednesday May 7, 2008 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 2008 results during an investor conference call that will start at 03.00 p.m. CET (09.00 a.m. ET) on May 7, 2008. 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 7, 2008 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) on May 7, 2008.


DELHAIZE GROUP

Delhaize Group is a Belgian food retailer present in seven countries on three continents. At the end of 2007, Delhaize Group's sales network consisted of 2,545 stores. In 2007, Delhaize Group posted EUR 19.0 billion (USD 26.0 billion) in revenues and EUR 410.1 million (USD 562.1 million) in net profit (Group share). At the end of 2007, Delhaize Group employed approximately 138,000 people. Delhaize Group is listed on Euronext Brussels (DELB) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEG).


CONTACTS
Guy Elewaut:               + 32 2 412 29 48
Geert Verellen:            + 32 2 412 83 62
Aurélie Bultynck:          + 32 2 412 83 61
Amy Shue:                  + 1 704 633 82 50 (ext. 2529)
 

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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