A Food Lion in Seaford will be one of 50 in the chain to offer grocery pick up service next week.
The Delaware store will join locations in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia that will offer the option, beginning on Oct. 14.
Food Lion is offering shoppers their first pickup at no charge.
The launch of the new service enables Food Lion customers to order and pick up their groceries in as little as an hour.
The online service lets customers fill a virtual cart with the grocery items they need and schedule a pick-up time that works for their schedule.
Food Lion has expanded in Delaware with smaller stores that allow quicker shopping visits.
Food Lion, based in Salisbury, N.C., since 1957, has more than 1,000 stores in 10 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states and employs more than 63,000 people.
Food Lion is a company of Ahold Delhaize USA, the U.S. division of Netherlands-based Ahold Delhaize. For more information, visit www.foodlion.com.Delhaize also owns Giant (Landover) stores in Delaware and Giant (Carlisle) in neighboring areas of Pennsylvania.