Location: 1390 E. Bolivar Ave., St. Francis
Year Founded: 1907
Product or Service offered: Seasonings, flavors, food packaging, technology
Projected 2010 Revenue: $74 million
President and CEO: Peter Gottsacker
Other key leadership members: Chuck Ehemann, executive vice president of sales and marketing; Peter Caputa, CFO; Mariano Gascon, vice president of research and development; Ed Becerra, vice president of operations; Tim Sontag, vice president of quality; Sandy Jaskulski, vice president of administration.
Target Clientele: Fortune 50 food processors, major food brands; food service; meat processors
Business Organization Memberships: IFT, ASTA, IFMA, MMAC, MRA
What has fueled your company’s growth?
“Innovation around food trends; and a customer focused organization.”
What has been the biggest obstacle to your company’s growth?
“Finding and retaining talented people; government regulations.”
Do you have any planned changes for your company in the coming months?
“New areas for sales and food service acquisitions.”
What is the outlook for the business conditions of your industry over the next several months?
What has been your company’s key strategy for rising out of the recession?
“Keep customer focus; develop more value added products and hire top talent.”
Congratulations from the strategic partners behind Wixon Inc.
Thomas M. Powers, CPA