Wrigley opens new product innovation center
The Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. presented its Chicago product development lab and pilot manufacturing plant to employees and the public on September 13. The gum and candy giant developed the $45 million complex, with $15 million in city tax relief, to keep its new-product pipeline full, accelerate the time it takes for new offerings to reach the market and foster greater companywide collaboration.
Wixon receives organic certification
Wixon, Inc., a food ingredients company, received organic certification as a processor from Quality Assurance International (QAI), the largest independent certifying organization of its kind in the U.S.