Food Lion Coupon Policy

Learn How to Use Coupons at Food Lion, Plus the Many Other Ways to Save

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Food Lion accepts manufacturer, store, internet and Catalina checkout coupons. No cash is given back for any coupons. Customers are permitted only one coupon per item, and you are limited to a maximum of 10 coupons for the same item. You may not present photocopies of coupons. Original Internet coupons are accepted. No photocopies.

You must meet all product or purchase requirements detailed on the coupon. The store will not accept expired coupons, Internet coupons offering free items, or coupons of any kind from competitors. They will accept manufacturer or store coupons for free merchandise. The value of the free item must not exceed the purchase price of that item.

Here are other ways to save at Food Lion.

MVP Card

MVP cardholders receive lower prices on select products, special promotions exclusive only to MVP card holders and personalized coupons based on previous purchases. Customers may sign up in the store or online.

MVP cardholders can also take advantage of the MVP Savings Kiosks located at some of the stores. Cardholders simply scan their MVP card at the Savings Kiosk to receive coupons.

eSavings Coupons

Shoppers can view coupons online and load their selections directly to their MVP card. There is no need to print. Scanning the card at checkout will activate the coupons, and they will be automatically deducted from the total when checking out. You will need to create an account to load coupons onto your MVP card.


Food Lion is a member of which offers an Android or iPhone application to MVP card holders. Cardholders can register their card at, then select the e-coupons that they want. The coupons are automatically loaded to the MVP card. After shopping and scanning the MVP card, applicable SavingStar coupons are redeemed, and the savings amount is placed in the card holder's SavingStar account.

Shoppers can request the money when it reaches $5 or more through PayPal, in Amazon gift cards or other options. Other coupons can be used along with the SavingStar coupons.

Note: The coupons are not deducted during checkout from the register total.

Food Lion Mobile Application

Food Lion offers a mobile application which gives customers access to the Food Lion weekly flyers, recipes plus shoppers can create or manage their shopping lists.

Shoppers' Companion Email

Shoppers can sign up to receive information on weekly specials, promotions, coupons and contest directly to their email address.

Food Lion and Social Networking

Shoppers with Facebook and Twitter accounts can connect with Food Lion to get the latest contests and promotions, coupons, and exclusive offers. Shoppers can sign up at Food Lion on Facebook or Food Lion on Twitter.

Shoppers Panel

Shoppers at Food Lion, Bottom Dollar Food, Harveys or Reid's Supermarkets and are 18 years or older are invited to join the Food Lion Customer Panel. Panelists participate in opinion polls and satisfaction surveys related to a variety of relevant topics such as grocery shopping, store brands and Food Lion, Bottom Dollar Food, Harveys and Reid's Supermarkets.

All of the surveys involve participation incentives. All new panel members will be entered into a monthly sweepstake offering cash, and for every survey they complete, they will be eligible for a chance to win cash prizes. Panel members are required to complete a brief questionnaire.