Yummy Market wins gold in specialty retail

The Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers (CFIG) awards the flagship store in Maple top prize for retail excellence

NORTH YORK, ON--(Marketwired - October 20, 2016) - Yummy Market located at 1390 Major Mackenzie Dr. W. won top industry prize -- the Gold Award in the Specialty Food category -- at the 2016 Canadian Independent Grocer of the Year Awards held on October 18 at the Toronto Congress Centre. The Gold Award is a nod to the European retailer's excellence in products and services offered at its 50,000-square-foot concept store in Maple, Ontario.

Presented by CFIG, this annual awards program distinguishes outstanding independent retailers across Canada. Each participating store was rigorously evaluated against extensive criteria for retail excellence in the months leading up to the awards gala. From sustainability initiatives to food safety to each department on its own -- every aspect of the store operations was assessed on a points scale.

This year's Canadian Independent Grocer of the Year Awards ceremony marks the third year in a row of award nominations in specialty retail for Yummy Market. The European food retail chain is already the proud recipient of CFIG's Bronze and Silver Awards in the Specialty Food category from previous years.

"We are humbled and incredibly happy to win gold this year," said Alexei Tsvetkov, CEO of Yummy Market. "To all of us, this top award is a testament to the hard work and excellence in everything we offer and make in-store. Every day, our goal is to bring the best quality products and services to our customers. Thank you CFIG for recognizing that with this award."

About Yummy Market
Yummy Market was founded by a European family in 2002 to fill a need for the growing number of Europeans living in the area, as well as the adventurous types seeking new food experiences. The founders had a clear mission–they wanted to bring a european food experience to as many people as possible in their new Canadian home. The result of their commitment is evident today–Yummy Market offers a broad selection of European foods including hot prepared meals as well as fresh-baked breads, buns, cakes and pastries. The chefs at Yummy Market are trained in traditional European kitchens, ensuring the flavours you bring home from Yummy will take your taste buds back on a Continental tour of old favourites and new. Yummy Market now offers two convenient locations: 1390 Major Mackenzie Dr. W., in Vaughan and 4400 Dufferin Street in North York. Our staff speaks a variety of languages including English, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Farsi, Hebrew, Italian and other languages. For more information, visit www.yummymarket.com or visit our Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest or LinkedIn.

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For further information:
Elena Nikolaev
416-665-2424 x 366

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