Food Lion Supermarket
Food Lion is one of the largest supermarket chains in the United States with 1,200 stores in 11 Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states. Company stores sell more than 28,000 different products and offer nationally and regionally advertised brand name merchandise, as well as a growing number of high-quality private label products manufactured and packaged for Food Lion.
Foodland is the best-known of the super markets catering largely to foreign tastes. Foodland, as part of a major Bangkok chain of super markets, places a heavy emphasis on offering food products imported from America, Australia and Europe, to meet the wide range of tastes of foreign visitors and expatriates of many nations who comprise a substantial part of the local population.
Tops supermarkets are operated by CRC Ahold, a joint venture between Central Retail Corporation and the international food provider Royal Ahold. Most of the Tops supermarkets are located in the Central and Robinson department stores. The stores range in size from 1,500 to 5,000 square meters in floor area. There are also free-standing supermarkets that range from 800 to 4,000 square meters in floor area.
Tops is a one-stop-shop supermarket carrying a wide range of fresh vegetables and fruits, meat, fish, seafood, groceries, dairy and bakery products. The stores also carry a great range of international food items and a line of Tops-branded products.
Villa Supermarket located in Sukhumvit area is a very good selection of Euro foods; frequented by at least as many Western people as Thais; upstairs is a book shop.