Author Archives: David Hind

The summer has arrived and for many hospitality businesses, it’s peak trading period. Hotels and holiday parks are bustling, bars are thriving and al-fresco dining is at its peak. The public wants to enjoy the sunshine, and so does your business! It’s also a busy time for us too, but for a slightly different reason. […]

The team at Acme were delighted to be awarded ‘Highly Commended’ in this year’s Hive Awards. The Hive Awards recognise business excellence throughout Blackburn, Darwen & the surrounding areas. Acme have been based in Blackburn since the business was established in 1964 and we’re proud to play a large part in the local community. This […]

It was a pleasure to sponsor & attend last nights ‘Stadium Experience Awards’ at Manchester’s Etihad Stadium. Hospitality teams from over 50 stadiums attended the annual awards evening which recognised hospitality excellence in stadiums throughout the UK. Congratulations to all the deserved winners and thank you to the teams at Manchester City, Fabulous Fan Fayre […]

We’re delighted to have made the shortlist for this year’s ‘Hive’ Blackburn & Darwen Business Awards. We’ve been shortlisted for three categories: The Environmental Business Award The Investing in Future Skills Award The Commitment to Blackburn & Darwen Award This is a great achievement and represents how hard our teams work across all three areas. […]

We were very proud to be involved with this year’s British Masters Golf Championship, held at Hillside Golf Club. Hillside are a longstanding customer of ours and we were delighted when they asked us to provide some temporary catering equipment for the event, in addition to the new commercial kitchen that we installed several years […]

Last week, we visited Foodwell, a new and unique restaurant in Manchester, for a special event by the Manchester Hospitality Network. With speakers from ‘Mindbox’ and Manchester’s own Warehouse Project/ParkLife, the event focused on promoting mental health & welbeing in the hospitality industry. With many of Manchester’s key names in hospitality in attendance, it was […]

Foxfields Country Hotel is a well-established 44-bed hotel based on the outskirts of the picturesque Ribble Valley. The hotel has recently made a substantial investment in a unique and modern new restaurant named ‘Artisan Ribble Valley’. Bringing a taste of city-centre dining to the countryside, the result is a contemporary space that is like nothing […]

Happy Easter from everyone at Acme! We have restricted opening hours over the Easter period. Please find our office opening times below: Sales Office – Closes 5.00pm Thursday 18th April and Re-opens business as usual on Tuesday 23rd April 2019 – Normal Office Hours. Accounts – Closes 5.00pm Thursday 18th April and Re-opens business as […]