New! Different! Better! World Class!
“Pardon our dust, but starting August 5, 2013 we begin the expansion and remodeling of our Montrose Acme Fresh Market. Our mission is to create a world class grocery store for the greater Montrose community” said Steve Albrecht, President of Acme Fresh Markets.
Store Director, Jim Pearl stated “Our Montrose Acme Fresh Market will be expanded by 10,000 square feet to 103,000 square feet to create the most exciting and complete grocery shopping experience to be found in Ohio. There will be some dust as we remodel, but our 217 Acme associates are going to make certain our customers can comfortably shop and enjoy our transition to a new, different, better, world class grocery store.”
Remodeling work starts August 5th, the project is budgeted at $3 million dollars, and the store will remain open and fully operational during the entire expansion and remodeling process. The project will be completed by November 4th, in time for Thanksgiving grocery shopping.
“We are excited to create a unique, world class supermarket for the Montrose area”, said Jim Trout, Executive Vice President. “We are going to make this expansion and remodel fun and interesting for our shoppers. Acme’s exterior and interior decor will undergo a complete change. Our new decor will create a sophisticated and relaxing grocery shopping environment. All of our perishables departments will be upgraded and our grocery assortment will be expanded especially with specialty and international foods. Natural & Organic and Bulk Foods will be concentrated in one department and will double in size and assortment. We will also have the largest assortment of wine, beer and spirits in the area. Come November we are going to have a great big celebration for our world class Acme Fresh Market – everyone will be invited!”
Store Department Features
In addition to an extensive assortment of groceries including an expanded variety of dairy, frozen foods, gluten free, natural and organic products, the new Acme Fresh Market will offer:
Our Acme Fresh Market Meat Department will include Certified Angus Beef®, Gerber poultry, Farmland All Natural Pork, fresh lamb and veal, plus natural, organic, kosher, smoked and processed meat products. The Meat Service case will be a showpiece for thick cut steaks, Acme’s famous brisket burger, filets of Walleye and other fish, and our Acme Fresh Market Brats and Sausage. Meat Cutters will be on staff ready to custom cut any cut of meat for you and to answer any questions you may have about your meal plans.
A highlight of the Seafood Department will be an expanded selection of oysters, mussels, scallops, and other shellfish all “On Ice” in a new specialty designed seafood case. Acme Fresh Market carries a wide variety of fish and seafood and we can special order any fish and have flown in from the oceans of the world…just for you!
Our Acme Fresh Market Produce Department will have more dedicated space to 100% Organic produce as well as the area’s largest assortment of traditional produce. That’s right! Acme is expanding the produce department to include 5 brand new refrigerated tables and all new refrigerated wall cases- Acme is committed to freshness and that is why we refrigerate more produce than any other grocery store! Look for exclusive items you can only find at Acme like our ready to grill vegetables, “Grill Packs”, fresh cut fruit and vegetable trays cut fresh right here in Akron, Ohio, and many more! Acme Fresh Markets experienced produce staff will point you in the right direction for fresh produce!
Our Acme Fresh Market Hometown Pharmacy features caring and helpful pharmacists. As always, Acme accepts all insurance and Medicare HMO prescription plans, and offers a 10% discount for senior citizens. Acme Fresh Market’s Pharmacy Rewards program offers tremendous value- receive $10 in free groceries for every 10 prescriptions filled! Generic medication will also be offered and can save customers up to 50%. Full-time pharmacists will be available to answer all medication questions. A complete line of diabetic items will be available and any existing prescriptions can be transferred. Acme will also feature a complete health and beauty department with expanded selections in hair care, nutritional supplements, and over-the-counter medications.
Our Acme Fresh Market Easy Meals Deli will offer a new “garden green” salad bar and- the first of its kind- hot prepared food serving station called “The Dish” that will focus on a daily dish for your lunch and dinner needs. “What’s the Dish? Today at Acme”- get ready for fresh made sushi, fish and chips, barbeque split chickens with coleslaw, smoked brisket sandwiches with corn bread and baked beans! Yes, Acme will have a state of the art hickory wood smoker located in the store to smoke beef, pork, chicken and even vegetables!
Our “Easy Meals” will feature freshly made sandwiches, soups, garden salads, chicken wings, and of course, our daily specials will be ready for you: Fried Chicken, Foot Long Italian Subs, and our double crusted buttery flake chicken pot pie!
Our Good Day Café will offer a great and easy place for a lunch or dinner, a corner for reflection on your shopping list, and a great place for meeting a friend. Try a coffee, featuring beans from Pearl Coffee, locally roasted in downtown Akron, Ohio.
Our Acme Fresh Market Natural and Organic Department is committed to the family seeking natural and organic products. There will be over 2,000 natural and organic items in dairy, frozen, grocery, health and beauty and supplements. Customers will also find an expanded selection of spices, nuts and grains that are sold in bulk.
Our Acme Fresh Market Wine and Beer Department is spacious and contemporary. Customers will find more than 3,000 local and imported wines to choose from. We’ll have wines in every price category to fit any taste, occasion, or special event. Our Wine Specialist will also be available for consultation or recommendation. The beer selection will be exceptional with a full line of Micro-Brews as well as imports from nearly every country in the world. One hundred and ten feet of cold beer will be available, along with fresh, craft beer available on tap at our Growler station.
Our Acme Fresh Market Bakery Our new “Bread Bar” format will offer an impressive selection of fresh baked crusty Artisan breads that you can hand select and we will cut and bag for you. We’ll have on site cake decorators who are experts at creating gourmet decorated cakes for any special occasion. Customers will enjoy watching our cake decorators’ use their talent to create beautiful one-of-a kind cakes. Place your order while you shop, call ahead or make your selection from the many ready-made handmade and gourmet-decorated cakes available in our brand new, multi-level self serve refrigerated case.
Our Acme Fresh Market Floral Department will feature a large selection of fresh roses, cut flowers and bouquets. Arrangements, baskets and beautiful gift items will be presented to add a dash of style and exciting fashion to the grocery shopping experience. We can also deliver flowers around the corner or around the world for any occasion.
Shoppers at the new Acme Fresh Market will be able to save on products in the store via ads and exclusive coupon-generating offers both in-store and online and can continue to take advantage of Acme Fresh Market’s popular Acme Savings and Fuel Rewards Cards. Unlike other fuel reward programs, customers who earn and redeem their rewards on a regular basis never have to forfeit their Fuel Reward dollars and can use their Fuel Rewards like cash at the pump at over 90 participating Circle K stations. Near-by Circle K stations are located at: 791 N Cleveland Massillon Rd, 2610 Ridgewood Rd, and 1456 S Cleveland Massillon Rd.
About Acme Fresh Markets
The Fred W. Albrecht Grocery Company operates 15 Acme Fresh Market stores in Summit, Stark, Portage and Cuyahoga counties. The company, founded in 1891, is American owned and family-operated. It is very proud of its longstanding traditions of innovative food merchandising and leadership in the community. Acme Fresh Markets has 2,200 associates focused on feeding the families of our community for over 120 years.