OSI Group LLC is a supplier of value-added protein food products to various retail customers and food service companies. The privately held company is also involved in the processing of different food products. It has its international headquarters in Aurora, Illinois and extends its services to over 60 facilities in 16 different countries.
OSI Group covers the North America, Europe and the Asia- Pacific regions with other offices in United Kingdom, Germany, and China. The company began in 1909 under the name Otto Kolschwsky Meat Market and changed the name to Otto & Sons in 1928 and finally to OSI Group in 1975.
OSI Group got you covered on various types of meals including breakfasts, lunches, side dishes, snacks, entrees, and desserts. They are engaged in the production and supply of bacon, sausages, meat patties, hot dogs, pork, chicken, seafood, fruits, vegetables, pizza, cheese-based products, and dough products. OSI Group has over 20,000 employees with Mr. Sheldon Lavin as the CEO who manages different offices and plants worldwide. They have a qualified team of the management team that understands the different local culture and tastes. It has several facilities in the United States located in Chicago, Geneva, Oakland, Lowa, West Jordan, Wisconsin, Utah, and Fort Atkinson.
OSI presence in China dates back to 20 years ago. Therefore, the country’s and the company’s growth occurred simultaneously. They have eight facilities in the country and construction of two more industries is underway. They intend to be the leading company in the poultry production in China following their collaborations with the DOYOO Group in creating DaOSI, which will be involved in poultry production. Currently, they supply their products to companies such as Subway, Starbucks, Papa John’s Pizza, McDonalds, Burger King, Yum, and Pizza Hut. The company intends to remain in China for long and experience the benefits that make it the leading consumer market globally.
OSI group has launched seven new production and processing plants globally in the recent past. Some of the facilities include the beef-processing factory in Poland, a feed mill in Shandong Province China, which will be among the largest feed mills in the country. They also intend to start a new frozen food facility in Madanapalle, India with interests on the manufacture of the vegetable products. Other plants are in Geneva and Hungary.
There is tremendous growth at the company every year, and the staff is motivated to give their clients the best services in the industry. OSI Group has recently purchased Baho Food, a company involved in the manufacture of meat products and other foodstuffs. Baho Food is the parent company of Gelderland Frischwaren, Q Smart Life, Vita Convenience, Henri van de Bilt, and Bakx Foods operating in Germany and Netherlands. Baho Food will function as the subsidiary of the OSI Group LLC.
The company’s primary goal is to offer products and services that match up to the growing needs of the leading brands internationally. In 2016, they were position 58 on the Forbes listing of the largest privately owned companies based on annual revenue of $6.1 billion.