21 Aug Customer Spotlight on Mariposa Market
It’s hard to visit downtown Orillia without making a stop at the Mariposa Market to pick up some yummy baked goods (have you seen the size of their Texas donuts?) or to grab a bite to eat. With recent renovations, Mariposa has added almost 2,000 additional square feet and more seating. In addition to the Bakery and Café there is also a Scent Shop and a Seasons Shop providing for some unique shopping and gift ideas.
Madison County’s relationship with Mariposa Market goes back over 20 years as a supplier of their coffees, teas and syrups as well as loaning, installing and servicing all of their coffee equipment. We met with Owner Bob Willsey recently over a cup of Sumatra Ketambe coffee and talked about the longevity of our relationship with Mariposa Market. He attributes the success of our decades long relationship to reliability, great service, flexibility and support. “The service is excellent and flexible when a machine needs to be fixed or replaced it’s done quickly and during non-peak times so that our customers are not impacted. During our recent renovations, equipment was installed and up and running quickly. We don’t have to worry about Madison County running out of the product that we need when we need it and they are willing to stock new items for us. They have been very generous in supporting us with product when we host community events”.
Like Madison County, Mariposa loves to give back to the community. As you can imagine, the market receives donation requests on a regular basis for various events and charities (cake donations are a popular request). Food is donated at the end of the night to churches, food banks, soup kitchens and shelters. Mariposa also hosts their own yearly anniversary party in the spring giving away free cupcakes to customers and a community Christmas party that includes a visit from the big man himself, Santa Claus!
If you haven’t had a chance to visit this incredible market yet, do yourself a favour and stop by…you can thank us later for the recommendation.