This excerpt taken from the DEG 20-F filed Jun 26, 2009.
SECTION 906 OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002
In connection with the Annual Report of Delhaize Group (the Company) on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2008, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the date hereof (the Form 20-F), we, Pierre-Olivier Beckers and Stéfan Descheemaeker, President and Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, respectively, of the Company, certify, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. section 1350, as adopted pursuant to section 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, that to the best of our knowledge:
(i) the Form 20-F fully complies with the requirements of section 13(a) or section 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and
(ii) the information contained in the Form 20-F fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Company.
Dated: June 26, 2009
A SIGNED ORIGINAL OF THIS WRITTEN STATEMENT REQUIRED BY SECTION 906 HAS BEEN PROVIDED TO THE COMPANY AND WILL BE RETAINED BY THE COMPANY AND FURNISHED TO THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION OR ITS STAFF UPON REQUEST.