Our History

Awards & Recognition

Yummy Market is honoured to have received the following awards and recognition from industry and community leaders.

2019 – The Award of Merit — Canadian Independent Grocer of the Year

2018 – The Award of Merit — Canadian Independent Grocer of the Year

2017 – YMCA Employer Recognition Event – Yummy Market recognized for its commitment to providing part-time and full-time employment opportunities to the people in the Greater Toronto Area

2017 – Yummy Market celebrates 15 years of serving the North York community

2016 – 1st Place for Holiday Cheese from Switzerland Display at Yummy Market in Maple, Ont. — JK Overweel and the Swiss Cheese Marketing Board

2016 – The National Gold Award in the Specialty Category – Canadian Independent Grocer of the Year

2015 – The National Silver Award in the Specialty Category – Canadian Independent Grocer of the Year

2015 – The Order of York Centre Award – Mark Adler, Member of Parliament, York Centre

2014 – The National Bronze Award in the Specialty Category – Canadian Independent Grocer of  the Year

2014 – Yummy Market in Maple is recognized as an Energy Champion for its lighting retrofit from incandescent lamps to 519 high-efficiency LED refrigeration lamps

2014 – The City of Toronto’s Certificate of Gratitude for donating hot meals to seniors in the North York community during the December 2013 ice storm

2014 – The Dante Di Meo Award – 1st place for the best-themed float – “Russian Winter” – at the 15th Annual Maple SantaFest Parade (shared with Star School, the Canadian Russian Culture Parenting Association and the Russian Youth Theatre)

2013 – The Best Low-Cost Remodel Award (under $3 million) – Progressive Grocer’s Store Design Contest

2012 – The Award of Merit – Canadian Independent Grocer of the Year