Produce Department


FAQs

How do I know your product is safe for consumption?

Food Lion only buys products from USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Certified farms.  The farms are USDA certified in industry best practices.  All certified farms are subject to routine inspections.

When you buy fresh produce at Food Lion, you'll get what's best in season, and your everyday favorites. The crispest apples, the ripest bananas and the brightest berries are only a fraction of what we offer. We work hard to ensure that our produce department delivers the freshest produce to your home.

What's In Season

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    Blackberries Flavor Blackberries are succulent and soft with a sweet to slightly tart taste. When ripe, blackberries have a color that is black with purple highlights and an oval shape.Great in salads or as a snack, blackberries also pair well with nuts, balsamic vinegar, salad greens, apples, figs and bacon.

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    Blueberries A summer favorite, blueberries have a flavor that ranges from mildly sweet to tart and tangy. At their best, blueberries are firm and very uniform blue with a velvet-like finish.Blueberries go well with bananas, cinnamon, cream cheese, ginger, honey, maple syrup, peaches, other berries, sugar and vanilla.

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    Strawberries They are at their best when the sugar content is high, creating a sweet-tart taste and very savory. Strawberries have a heart shape and seeded skin, differentiating it from a fruit to a berry. Excellent in fruit salads, ice cream and sorbets. They can also be used to decorate appetizers or cheese platters.

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    Raspberries This berry is sweet with a tart kick. Raspberries are delicate and have an oval shape and a hollow core. These sweet & tart berries are great for snacking or as a sweet addition to a variety of breakfast foods. They are excellent in jams and jellies and go well with desserts.

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All tomato varieties are red although other colors are possible including green, yellow, orange, pink, black, brown, white, and purple.Pretty much all tomato varieties are red although other colors are possible including green, yellow, orange, pink, black, brown, white, and purple.