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Jennifer Carlson

Founder Baby Gourmet Foods Inc.

Jennifer is the visionary behind Baby Gourmet Foods Inc, an organic baby food company specializing in nutritious and delicious packaged food for babies and toddlers. She successfully launched the Baby Gourmet brand in 2006 at The Calgary Farmers Market and has since built a company with product distributed in major retailers across North America.

She is the mother of two well-fed children and has a passion for all things culinary. Jen is an inspirational and motivational speaker to women, entrepreneurs and busy moms. In July 2011, Jen was recognized for her leadership and innovation. She was the recipient of the Ernst & Young Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 (Prairies). In 2014 Jen received the prestigious Women of Influence Trailblazer award on behalf of Baby Gourmet and her Squoosh product line was voted "Most Outstanding Product in Canada" by the World Tour by SIAL Awards (formerly SIAL d'Or Awards).

Baby Gourmet currently enjoys 25% market share in Canada as the country’s leading organic brand of Baby Food, available in all major Canadian retailers. Jen and her team recently expanded to the U.S. under the Go Gourmet brand, launching Slammers Snacks in Target and Safeway stores nationwide.