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Wixon Annual Golf Tournament to be Held August 3

May 31, 2013

Wixon, a manufacturer of seasonings, flavors, and technologies for the food and beverage industry, will hold its 21st annual Wixon Open Sat., Aug. 3, at Bristol Oaks Country Club, in Bristol, Wis. The day’s events begin at 7:30 a.m.

Open to the public, the $85 entry fee includes golf in a scramble format, a cart, lunch, dinner, and prize drawings. Proceeds from the event will be distributed among local-based charities, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Wisconsin. Last year’s outing raised more than $38,000 for charities in the Milwaukee area.

Wixon also is seeking prize donations, hole sponsors, and hole prize sponsors. Prize donations in past years have allowed the company to recognize all event participants with a gift. Prizes have included golf clubs, bags, hats, and towels. Hole sponsorships are available for $500 per hole and will be recognized with a company sign at the sponsored hole. Hole prizes are available for $250 each and will be recognized with a hole prize placard.

The deadline for registration, hole sponsorship, and donated hole prizes is Fri., July 19. All entry fees should be sent to “Wixon Open, Attention: Jodi Nelsen, 1390 E. Bolivar Ave., St. Francis, WI, 53235.”

Presenting sponsors of the event include: Citrus & Allied Essences LTD/Trilogy Spice Extracts, Inc.; FDP USA, Inc.; Food Ingredients; Premium Ingredients International; and Sensient Dehydrated Flavors Co.

For more information about the Wixon Open, to register, sponsor a hole, or donate hole prizes, contact Jodi Nelsen at (414) 769-3000.

For more than 100 years, Wixon has been a trusted provider of flavors, seasonings, and technologies for food and beverage manufacturers. With its scientific and culinary capabilities combined with a passion for service, Wixon drives innovation and solutions for its customers. Wixon focuses on its core areas of expertise: Industrial Ingredients, including Foodservice; Consumer Products; and Protein. Customers are encouraged to tap into a portfolio of services, including R&D, custom formulation development, turnkey solutions, and menu ideation. Wixon ingredients are globally-sourced and go beyond FDA standards to ensure quality and cleanliness. The company also offers spice grinding, blending, and a complete line of package engineering options. Located in St. Francis, Wis., a suburb of Milwaukee, Wixon is GFSI Certified to FSSC 22000, ISO9001 Certified, and QAI Organic Certified. More information on Wixon or any of its products may be obtained at or by calling (414) 769-3000.

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