There’s great, and then there’s everything else. The OSI Group knows exactly what’s it takes to be great, ranking as one of America’s Top 100 food companies and solutions. Starting in 1909, from humble beginnings as a local meat store, to claiming its destiny and forming an industry-changing relationship with a young, emerging McDonald’s franchise, serving as their primary meat supplier, to now being a multi-billion food company; the OSI Group has developed into a mega-franchise food company that services food vendors worldwide.
Why are they so successful you might ask? Of course hard work, dedication and a commitment to excellence, but to be more specific, here are the top 3 reasons why the OSI Group is America’s top 100 Food companies.
- High Quality Products and Standards
The OSI Group is known for offering the best products from the best suppliers in the food industry. Offering the best products means having high standards, something the OSI Group is also known for. OSI is about providing the best products, which means that their sources and vennders are constantly challenged to meet OSI’s top-shelf expectations. Having the highest of quality standards, safety procedures and an environmentally-conscious approach, have helped OSI revolutionize the meat processing field. These standards are met in every 65 OSI Food Solutions facility, which are located in 17 counties around the world.
- OSI Food Solutions
Aside from being the world leader in providing exceptional food products,
The OSI Group is highly innovative and flexible with their operations in every OSI Food Solutions facility. Here are a few highlights of how OSI operates:
-OSI can process meats, fruits and vegetables, as well as other proteins such as pizza, bread and breaded snacks; whether raw, fully cooked, baked, fried, fresh or frozen.
-OSI can grind and form meats for pre-ordered shapes and designs. Also capable of providing many packaging food options for retailers and restaurants such as single portion packs or bulk packs.
-OSI also provides vacuum packaging. The OSI staff is highly responsive and proactive in providing solutions that suite whatever the clients’ packaging needs are.
-Most recently, the OSI facility in Spain, OSI Food Solutions Spain, doubled their chicken processing capacity, from 12,000 tons to 24,000 tons a year.
-Each OSI Food Solutions facility have state-of-the-art equipment that’s not only powerful, but also energy efficient.
- Still Continuing To Expand
The OSI Group remains a leader in the food products industry because of how they continue to expand. They recently acquired Flagship Europe, BAHO Foods and a Tyson Food Plant located in the south side area of Chicago. The latest Tyson Foods acquisition has OSI very excited about the future, as they feel that their meat processing and food packaging production will greatly increase, as well as have a positive impact on the surrounding community and Chicago area.
These acquisitions not only help the OSI Group expand, they also allow for OSI to offer more opportunities for employment and better careers. Currently, OSI already employs 200,000 people worldwide.
For more than a 100 years, OSI has consistently worked towards being the best in the food industry, by putting the customer first and accepting the challenge of providing high-quality food products with innovation and a firm commitment to excellence.