OSI Group, LLC is the biggest food processing company in the world. The company is ranked as one of the biggest private companies in the United States. It is one of the companies which has performed very well in the last one century. It was started in 1909 by a German immigrant in Chicago. Since then, it has grown gradually until now that it is leading in the world. OSI Group has its headquarters in Aurora, Illinois. It is led by CEO Sheldon Lavin and President David McDonald. The two have been critical in the expansion of the form. One of the main goals of the management is to take the company globally. So far, it is in 17 countries and is operating about 65 food plants.
OSI Group has expanded the OSI Food Solutions plant in Spain as part of its expansion plans. The new addition of space in the plant is expected to increase production of the plant to over 45,000 tons annually. However, the main reason for the expansion was to increase the production of chicken. The plant is now expected to move production of chicken products from 12,000 to 24,000 tons annually. According to food data in this area, the consumption of chicken products has been going up over the years. In the recent two years, there has been an increase of 8 percent in every year compared to 6 percent for the last one decade. Clearly, the consumption of these food products keeps going higher and higher every year and therefore the need for this expansion.
OSI Food solutions have created employment opportunities for people in the locality. 20 new job opportunities have been created. The expansion which cost 27 million euros and involved an increase of 22.600 square feet is one of the recent activities from this company which has been in a streak of acquisitions in Asia and Europe in recent times.
OSI Food Solutions under the parent name OSI Group has acquired Baho Foods and Flagship Europe as it tries to capture the European market which is one of the biggest in the world. With these two acquisitions, the company is expected to take its products to more people in Europe.
OSI Food Solutions is committed to delivering healthy and safe food to the consumers, and this is the reason the company has been experimenting different products to give to the people depending on the changing tastes and preferences of the people today.
OSI Food Solutions info: www.osieurope.com/en.html