Posted: May 13, 2024


Patrick McDonough



FRANCIS, Wis. (May 14, 2023) – Wixon is excited to announce the appointment of Dan Mackenzie-Olson as Account Manager for its Midwest territory. Dan brings more than 20 years of food industry experience to Wixon, having honed his skills at notable companies, including Davisco, Agropur, and most recently, Lactalis.

In his new position, Dan will report directly to Terry Yakes, Director of Sales for the Industrial Ingredients Division, where his appointment is a key part of Wixon’s strategy to strengthen its sales force with seasoned and skilled professionals. “Dan’s comprehensive understanding of food industry sales and his proven track record of success in our key Midwest markets will be immense assets to our team,” said Yakes. “His deep-rooted connection to the Midwest and his extensive experience in food industry sales make him an ideal fit for this role.”

Residing in Plymouth, Minnesota, just west of Minneapolis, Dan enjoys spending time with his two dogs and is an avid fan of the Minnesota Vikings. Dan’s passion for family and community, coupled with his professional expertise, position him to make a significant impact on Wixon’s growth and presence in the Midwest.


About Wixon Inc.

As a trusted manufacturer of dry and liquid custom taste solutions since 1907, Wixon provides seasoning blends, flavors, and flavor technologies to food, beverage, and nutritional companies across all retail and foodservice channels. Wixon also offers consumer packaging options for companies seeking turnkey solutions for dry mix food, beverage, and nutrition products. Combining creative taste capabilities and solutions with a passion for service, Wixon drives innovation and differentiation for its customers. Located in St. Francis, Wis., Wixon is certified FSSC 22000, a Food Safety System certification fully recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). Visit for information on products and capabilities.

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