OSI Group Understands What You Want to Eat

Formally named OSI Industries, OSI Group is one of the leading food and drink providers around the globe. With more than 65 facilities in 17 countries, the vast OSI Group employs 20,000. The company offers custom food solutions, exceptional culinary skill and a commitment to sustainability throughout all of their work. OSI Group has expanded globally in hopes of providing global food ideas and product consistency.

Aurora, Illinois is where the OSI Group Headquarters is currently located. They have recently made a purchase of a Tyson Foods Plant in the Chicago area. Tyson announced that the food plant would be closing down in October 2016. The OSI Group acquired the facility for $7.4 million and offered 250 of Tyson’s former employees a job position.

2016 was a year of continuous growth from OSI Group. The British Safety Council awarded the food company the 2016 Globe of Honour. This award is given to organizations that display high attention to environmental management. The Chief Executive of the British Safety Council, Mike Robinson, presented the award stating, “Leadership is a Key Factor in achieving excellence. You can legislate for compliance, but you have to inspire people towards excellence.” OSI has been in production in the U.K. since 1989 with beef and pork products.

Other endeavors for the OSI Group have been their recent expansion in Spain. Their production line located in Toledo, Spain has increased its ability to provide chicken products. The number of chicken products has doubled. They estimate their output of products will be in the 45,000-ton range. Those products include chicken, beef, and pork. This increase in the product line has enabled the company to create 20 more jobs in managerial positions.

OSI Group is spreading their wings further into Europe with the acuistion of Baho Food. Baho Food controls five subsidiaries that have processing food plants in 18 different European countries. OSI and Baho Food will be trading resources in order to serve their customers and suppliers better. John Balvers, Director of Baho Foods, claims “I am excited about becoming part of the larger OSI group.”

OSI Group is sticking to their goals in all that they do as a food provider. Their beliefs in innovation put R & D specialist in every production facility. OSI promises to deliver on all of their customers’ unique demands with precision. All of this made possible while making sure that every product sent is safe and retains the highest quality. Moreover, OSI Group stays one step ahead by staying current in all aspects of food development and prep.

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