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Acme Fresh Market #1 Celebrates Completed Remodel with Huge Sales, Free Food Sampling

Acme Fresh Market will celebrate the completion of the remodel of Acme #1 with a huge sale beginning May 12 with prices good through May 18, featuring Acme’s popular Meat Week Super Sale.

The celebration continues with a Free Food Sampling Event on May 14 and May 15 from 11-3pm, featuring over 15 free food samples to enjoy in store, including Acme Fresh Market cupcakes with made from scratch butter crème icing, ice cream from local creamery Pavs, Acme Fresh Market Pulled Pork, and Acme Fresh Market Coffee, locally roasted by Pearl Coffee in downtown Akron.

Acme1-Todd_Meat-Seafood“Our West Akron Acme Fresh Market is now a World Class grocery store, with the freshest produce, highest quality meats, and an assortment of product at great prices that will exceed our customers’ expectations,” stated Acme Fresh Market President Jim Trout. “Our customers have endured a lot during this renovation but I promise it is worth the wait. Our hardworking Acme Fresh Market associates and I are extremely proud to offer Akron a World Class store!”

Acme Fresh Market Executive Vice President, Nick Albrecht, stated “Acme Fresh Market is proud to invite the entire community to our completely remodeled Acme Fresh Market #1. The new store layout is easy to shop, and features the wonderful selection and low prices our customers expect, along with new departments that will delight – like an expanded prepared foods selection, a doubled in size Natural & Organics department, and a much larger selection of wines. I invite everyone to come see what’s new!”Acme1-Camille_Deli

Store Director, Justin Bailey, stated “I am so appreciative of the customers that have continued shopping with us through the construction, and excited to welcome all customers to our beautiful, completely remodeled store!”

Acme Fresh Market has been feeding the families of Akron for over 125 years and is proud to continue its commitment to the community by investing $9 million into Acme #1. Acme Fresh Market looks forward to welcoming customers to the renovated store with a weekend of fun events and grand opening specials to thank their customers for their loyal support and patience throughout this project.Acme1-Sandy_NaturalandOrganic

The Fred W. Albrecht Grocery Company operates 16 Acme Fresh Market stores in Summit, Stark, Portage and Cuyahoga counties. The company, founded in 1891, is locally owned and operated. It is very proud of its longstanding traditions of innovative food merchandising and leadership in the community. Acme Fresh Market has over 2,200 associates focused on feeding the families of our community for over 125 years.

Construction of Acme Fresh Market #1 was completed by Krumroy-Cozad Construction Company, Mr. Dan Cozad, Architect Mr. Robert White, and store decor by Schumacher Design, Ms. Julia Schumacher.

Acme Fresh Market Debuts Renovated Store

Front-Acme-2WEST AKRON — Acme Fresh Market officials unveiled the local grocer’s completed renovation of its Acme No. 1 store during a special event May 10. Pictured at right are Sophie and Steve Albrecht as they cut the ribbon held by Store Director Justin Bailey, at left, and President Jim Trout, at right. The local grocer was founded 125 years ago as the Fred W. Albrecht Co. by Steve Albrecht’s great-grandfather.

Company officials said the $9 million project took a little more than a year and resulted in the addition of 9,000 square feet to the store, located at 1835 W. Market St.

“It’s a new era for Acme No. 1,” said Trout, who, along with Acme Fresh Market Executive Vice President Nick Albrecht thanked company officials, store associates and customers.

“This was one of the most complex projects we had at Acme Fresh Markets,” Trout said. “It was challenging for our customers.” The store remained open throughout the renovation.

“I want to thank our customers for a year and a half of patience,” Nick Albrecht said.

He added the improved store would fulfill two purposes: to help the company stay competitive and ensure its mission to feed local families continues.

The renovated store includes an expanded prepared foods selection, a doubled-in-size natural and organics department, and a much larger selection of wines, Nick Albrecht said. It also features a second-floor community room that can be used for meetings and gatherings, as well as a café on the first floor. A view of the new lobby, with entrances on both sides, is shown at bottom.Front-Acme-1

Shown at right, from left, during the event are Anya and Nick Albrecht and Steve and Sophie Albrecht, all residents of West Akron.

The store will continue the celebration with a free sampling event May 14-15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 15 different food samples — including cupcakes with made-from-scratch buttercream icing, Pavs Creamery ice cream and Acme Fresh Market Coffee, locally roasted by Pearl Coffee in Downtown Akron — will be featured.

Krumroy-Cozad Construction completed the renovation, and Schumacher Design oversaw décor, according to company officials.

-Article and Photos From the West Side Leader


Free Acme Fresh Market Milk For a Year Winner!

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Free Coca-Cola For a Year Winner!

Celebrate Acme Fresh Market’s 125th Anniversary!

4-5-16_WEB_NEWS_ARTICLE_125thSamplingCelebrationYou’re Invited!  Acme Fresh Market is celebrating its 125th Anniversary with a HUGE Sampling Celebration on Saturday, April 9 from 11-2!  Every visitor to Acme Fresh Market will enjoy a slice of cake and a scoop of ice cream, as well as generous samples of Acme Fresh Market Kettle Cooked Chips, rotisserie chicken, chips and fresh-made salsa, and coffee to enjoy in our stores.

Additionally, each Acme Fresh Market will display a 125th birthday cake decorated with the unmatched artistry of Acme’s Specialty Cake Shop.  You do not want to miss seeing… and eating!… these amazing cakes!  Thank you for 125 great years! Celebrate the beginning of the next 125 years with us this Saturday!

Click here for fun anniversary trivia!

Looking for an easy $10 bucks?

Pharmacy RewardsLooking for an easy $10 bucks? Receive $10 in FREE groceries for every 10 prescriptions you fill at your Hometown Acme Fresh Market pharmacy! Visit your local Acme Fresh Market Pharmacy and ask to sign up for Pharmacy Rewards. It’s easy!

$10 in FREE groceries! It’s a big reward, but it’s not the only one! Provide your email address when you sign up and you will receive special coupons for FREE health and beauty items and over the counter medicines by email. Ask your Hometown Pharmacist how to sign up for Pharmacy Rewards today!

Acme Fresh Market’s Hometown pharmacists are knowledgeable, friendly, and caring. Medication management information, health screenings, and vaccines – our Hometown Pharmacists do it all, with a smile! We hope to see you soon at your Acme Fresh Market Hometown Pharmacy!

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Thank You Acme Fresh Market Community Cash Back Participants!

Community Cash BackA Big THANK YOU to the non-profit organizations that participated in our Community Cash Back Program this year! We are so proud to support over 1,000 local non-profit organizations this year!

We’d like to remind our participants that have not yet submitted their rebate form that the extended deadline of March 5 is right around the corner! It’s easy – just go to and complete the online rebate form! Hold on to those receipts until you receive your check (we will be conducting random audits). There is no need to turn in your receipts this year!

Your organization will receive its check approximately six weeks from when you complete your rebate form at . . . maybe less! And for those participants that have already submitted your online rebate form – you’ll be receiving your checks very soon!

Many participants have already asked when next year’s Community Cash Back Program will begin. Below are the details for next year!

Online Registration Begins:     August 1, 2016
Program Start Date:                  August 11, 2016
Program End Date:                   December 31, 2016
Rebate Deadline:                       February 4, 2017

If you have any questions, please call Mimi, our Acme Community Cash Back Specialist at 330.733.2263 ext. 55299!

Wishing Wells… Coins for Pets!


Have you ever wondered what the Coins for Pets program is? If so, then here’s your answer: It is Acme Fresh Market Foundation’s program dedicated to helping animals in need! 100% of all money donated goes directly to local animal shelters!

In 2015, the Acme Fresh Market Foundation was able to donate over $18,000.00 due to the generosity of our caring customers and associates! Thank you – thank you – thank you! You’re the best! The lucky recipients were: The Humane Society of Greater Akron, the Portage Animal Protective League, the Stark County Humane Society, and the Parma Animal Shelter!

So the next time you drop your spare change in the wishing well – know that you are truly making a difference! Your contributions are helping to maintain a safe refuge for those animals that have become lost, left behind or abused! Remember, nothing makes a dog’s tail wag faster than a nice bowl of food and water EXCEPT a great big hug from a loving pet guardian! Please help us – help them!