OSI Food Solutions is a food company that specializes in manufacturing and selling meat products. It has its headquarters in Aurora, Illinois in the USA. The company was founded in the year 1909 by Otto Kolschowsky as a small family business named Otto and Sons offering meat products and has come to grow over the years to the company it is currently. The company currently focuses on providing products like hot dogs, breakfast chicken, bacon, beef patties, raw chicken smoked products and sandwich assembly both in retail and wholesale. It is headed by Sheldon Lavin who joined the company in 1970 as a consultant and became the CEO in the early 1980s. The company has over 65 facilities in 17 countries and more than 20,000 employees.
Since the foundation of the company, it has received several awards and honors among them being; health management and safety risk award in 2016, 2015 and 2013 and the most prestigious of them all the Globe of honor award. This award was presented to the company by the British Safety Council in the year 2016 November the 25th.
The company has purchased the Tyson food plant based in Chicago. The purchase of this plant has promoted the growth of OSI food solutions. The plant covers approximately 200,000 square feet and being close to one of its facilities will help provide essential infrastructure to maintain business growth.
Besides the acquisition of the Tyson food plant, OSI food solutions have also acquired Baho Food. This company specializes in meat products, food products, and services with five secondary companies and owns processing plants in Netherlands and Germany. The five companies that are subsidiaries of Baho food include; Qsmart life, Henri Van de Bilt, Vital Convenience, Bakx Foods and Gelderland serving in over 18 European states. This acquisition will help OSI food solutions have an extensive presence and operation in Europe.
Pursuing its international expansions, the company has also purchased the Flagship Europe. Flagship Europe is a food company that offers its services in the United Kingdom. OSI food solutionsThis specializes in frozen poultry products; sous vide pies, mayonnaise, dressings and sauces. Flagship Europe had recently purchased Calder foods, a food company that supplies marinades, mayonnaise, marinades, dips and sandwich fillings.
OSI food solutions place its customers needs first and works on the bases of transparency and trust. The company has earned it customers trust while providing better services at reasonable prices globally and this has earned them a position in the top 100 food companies in America numerous times.
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