Acme Market is a chain of supermarkets that is in operation in both the New York City and Delaware Valley metropolitan areas. It is based in East Whiteland Township, Pennsylvania, and owned by Albertsons, a Boise, Idaho-based business. Acme Market was founded in the year 1891 by Irish immigrants. Today, Acme Market has 177 different markets in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania and Maryland. It has gotten awards as some of the highest-ranking supermarkets in the country. The Acme Market brand sells a number of name brand products including their own brand of products.