OSI Group Continues to Dominate the Meat Processing Market

OSI Group is a firm that was established by Otto Kolschowsky in 1909. It began as a butcher shop and was known as Otto & Sons, USA. The company has since grown to sixty-five different locations across the globe. The growth of the company began in 1955 when the company was selected as the first supplier of hamburger to McDonalds. In 1973, Otto & Sons opened a new plant that was dedicated to McDonalds.

Sheldon Lavin joined the two brothers to become a partner in the firm’s ownership. He helped to grow the company to the global market. The company changed its name to OSI Group in 1975 and expanded its market to China, Mexico, Poland, and the Philippines during the 1980’s.

With the dawn of the new millennium, OSI Group began to aggressively expand its poultry operation in different continents. Its first acquisition was in 2002 when it ventured into the fresh produce market in China. It also has an acquisition in Australia in the beef industry. These acquisitions came about due to the need to meet the growing demands of the customers. OSI Group intensified poultry in the USA and expanded to the Canadian and Indian market. The company has also purchased a storage warehouse in Chicago. The facility will enhance its ability to meet the evolving needs of their customers in Chicago.

The headquarters of OSI Group is currently in Aurora. OSI Group sells value added protein food products to retail brands. It offers food products for breakfast and lunch composed of the main meal and side dishes. The company has employed more than twenty thousand employees and has branches in seventeen countries. Their main focus is to provide high-quality food products. So far, it has managed to support its global operations through consistency and responsiveness to the market.

The company is committed to sustainability, and it has an efficient supply chain expertise to sustain it. It offers custom food to meet the particular specifications of the clients and food safety is not compromised. OSI Group has also invested in quality assurance, and this has also contributed to it becoming a leading food provider worldwide.

About OSI Group: www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-tyson-foods-osi-plant-0625-biz-20160624-story.html

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