OSI Food Solutions expansion plan

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

OSI Group’s Success Secret

OSI Group is a large private owned company that supplies to retail stores and food service outlets globally. It provides high-quality value-added products like sausage links, sandwiches, hot dogs, pizza, and beef patties. They tailor make their products to fit their clients’ needs.

OSI Group has over 20,000 employees and over 65 branches in 17 countries.

In 2016, OSI was ranked in the Forbes list as the 58th biggest private company, being valued at $6.1 billion. It has also received a number of awards over the years. Some of the awards are in environmental management as well as in the management of safety risks in the health sector.

With the leadership of David McDonald, the company’s President, OSI has experienced steady growth. This has been made possible by David’s act of spearheading the merging of OSI Industry with Baho Food. Their goal is to expand their market share in Europe and also help them to serve their customers better. Baho has five companies under it which are; Henri Van de Bilt, Q Smart Life, Baho Foods and it is in 18 countries in Europe.

OSI Group has also acquired Flagship Europe that normally supplies food service products in the UK. This acquisition was done to help the company access and expand their European market. OSI Industries has also purchased Tysons Foods Plant that is situated in Chicago to expand its services. Since Tyson was about to close down, OSI saved the situation, and many employees of Tyson Foods were absorbed.

OSI Group is named among the top 100 food companies in America because of its commitment to social responsibility, environmental management, and ensuring that the supply chain is sustainable. They have also made sure that their products are of high quality and meet their customer needs. The organization continues to improve the employment terms so as to better the lives of their workers.