May 31/Mt. Prospect, Ill./Press Release -- Mizkan Americas Food Ingredients division announced the promotion of Maggie Harvey to the position of New Product Development manager at the company’s research and development facility in Lake Alfred, Fla.  Harvey joined the Mizkan research and development team in 2010 and specialized in the vinegar and cooking wines development program.  During her tenure at Mizkan, she has also been instrumental in building the company’s wine reduction development for key food manufacturing customers.

As New Product Development manager, Harvey will work in tandem with the sales team and assume more responsibilities for successfully developing products to grow Mizkan Food Ingredients’ Asian and Hispanic flavors businesses.  She will also be an integral part of optimizing Mizkan’s new software for its labeling program.

Prior to joining Mizkan, Harvey was in quality assurance for Florida Distillers.  She earned her master’s degree in business administration from the University of South Florida, and both her BS and BA degrees from the Memorial University of Newfoundland.