Delhaize Group : Delhaize Group : Capital structure disclosure made according to the requirements of Belgian law

Delhaize Group : Delhaize Group : Capital structure disclosure made according
                      to the requirements of Belgian law

BRUSSELS, Belgium, July 31, 2013 -  Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB  - 
NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, discloses the information
required under article 15, § 1 and 18, §1 of the Law of May 2, 2007 regarding
the disclosure of major shareholdings in listed companies following a  capital 
increase resulting from the exercise of subscription rights by employees.

Information as of July 26, 2013 :

  oTotal outstanding capital: € 51 047 802.00
  oTotal number of outstanding ordinary shares: 102 095 604
  oTotal number of outstanding subscription rights (each right entitles the
    holder to subscribe to one new ordinary share): 3 324 759

Pursuant to Delhaize Group's  Articles of Association,  the threshold as  from 
which a shareholding needs to be disclosed has been set at 3%.

Notifications of important shareholdings  to be made according  to the Law  of 
May 2, 2007  or Delhaize  Group's Articles of  Association should  be sent  to

»Delhaize Group

Delhaize Group  is  a  Belgian  international food  retailer  present  in  ten 
countries on  three continents.  At the  end  of the  first quarter  of  2013, 
Delhaize Group's sales network  consisted of 3 411  stores. In 2012,  Delhaize 
Group posted €22.6 billion ($29.0 billion) in revenues and €104 million  ($134 
million) in  net profit  (Group share).  At the  end of  2012, Delhaize  Group 
employed approximately 158  000 people.  Delhaize Group's stock  is listed  on 
NYSE Euronext Brussels (DELB) and the New York Stock Exchange (DEG).

This press release  is available in  English, French and  Dutch. You can  also 
find it on the website Questions can be sent  to

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             cautionary note regarding forward looking statements

Statements that are included or incorporated by reference in this press
release and other written and oral statements made from time to time by
Delhaize Group and its representatives, other than statements of historical
fact, which address activities, events and developments that Delhaize Group
expects or anticipates will or may occur in the future, including, without
limitation, expected costs savings the closing, conversion and opening of
stores, the expected effect of the portfolio optimization, anticipated revenue
and net profit growth, strategic options, future strategies and the
anticipated benefits of these strategies and operating profit guidance, are
"forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. federal securities
laws that are subject to risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking
statements generally can be identified as statements that include phrases such
as "guidance," "outlook," "projected," "believe," "target," "predict,"
"estimate," "forecast," "strategy," "may," "goal," "expect," "anticipate,"
"intend," "plan," "foresee," "likely," "will," "should" or other similar words
or phrases. Although such statements are based on current information, actual
outcomes and results may differ materially from those projected depending upon
a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, changes in the general
economy or the markets of Delhaize Group, in strategy, in consumer spending,
in inflation or currency exchange rates or in legislation or regulation;
competitive factors; adverse determination with respect to claims; inability
to timely develop, remodel, integrate, open, convert or close stores; and
supply or quality control problems with vendors. Additional risks and
uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
stated or implied by such forward-looking statements are described in Delhaize
Group's most recent Annual Report on Form 20-F and other filings made by
Delhaize Group with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, which risk
factors are incorporated herein by reference. Delhaize Group disclaims any
obligation to update developments of these risk factors or to announce
publicly any revision to any of the forward-looking statements contained in
this release, including operating profit guidance, or to make corrections to
reflect future events or developments.

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