Wixon, Inc. (St. Francis, WI) has announced that it has received organic certification as a processor from Quality Assurance International (QAI). Organic certification will allow Wixon to manufacture process and distribute certified organic products and ingredients to the food and beverage industries. It also positions Wixon to be able to originate products for the fast-growing organic meat industry, along with producing organic seasonings and blends to help its customers meet the marketplace’s changing desires.
Of the certification, Wixon president Peter Gottsacker said, “The organic products industry is addressing [the growing needs of customers] and as a result is growing by leaps and bounds. Wixon can now be turned to as a leading developer and manufacturer for organic product offerings. It is most important for us to stay in step with what our customers are asking us to provide.”