We love making unique and delicious shareable food products that bring people together!
Small Batch Bourbon Cocktail Cherries
A lifelong entrepreneur, corporate executive, event planner and marketing facilitator, Laura's passion has always been centered in people, and people centered around food.
Born on the east coast of Canada (Summerside, PEI), Laura grew up in Vancouver amidst the diverse cultures and vibrant communities which led to developing a broad culinary experience.
Laura has presented at high level fundraising events as keynote speaker, planned televised orchestral productions, interviews with local radio, delivered management development seminars and programs and a long list of corporate functions.
As Project Manager for two financial institutions in BC and auction Chairperson, further developing skills that fostered the initiative to open The Modern General Store: A much needed gathering place in the community which became the catalyst in developing the business into specialty food manufacturing for the wholesale specialty foods sector. Always holding true to WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET, Laura built a network of amazing friends and colleagues. Working with local and national non-profit organizations to create a sustainable food system in Canada provides an outlet for sharing and teaching others how important it is to support our circular economies and be kind to our planet through waste reduction, thoughtful processes and packaging choices.
In 2021, Laura relocated to Ontario and re-established the business operations as Modern General Food Group.
MGFG, based in Ottawa Ontario, provides premium condiments, crostini, savory jellies and cocktail products for domestic and international wholesale specialty food and beverage industry.
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