Are you interested in professional foodservices? Have you ever heard of OSI Group? Well, if you haven’t heard, then you may not know that this Aurora-based company is one of the leading food providers in the world. The company’s statistics alone helps it to standout amongst a sea of competitors. Thanks to being so successful, the company has received numerous high-profile awards throughout the years. Lets take a closure look at to why this company dominates the field. OSI Group is one of the biggest private-held companies in the United States, and it is worth billions of dollars. In 2011, the company was listed on the prestigious Forbes list at the 136th positon with just over $3 billion in sales. In 2016, Forbes ranked OSI Group at the 58th position with well-over $6 billion in sales. Can you see the growth?
When it comes to great leadership, few foodservice companies has leadership like this company. CEO and Chairman Sheldon Lavin was the recipient of the Global Visionary Award in 2016. India’s Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry hosted the event and the award goes to people who demonstrates persistence and perseverance by turning their dreams into a reality. Lavin has helped to take the company to the next level thanks to his successful finance career. The company’s very own OSI-Vista Processed Foods just so happens to operate up to eight locations in India. The Vision World Academy certainly knows how to honor distinguished individuals and this has been the fifth event since its birth. OSI Group is great on all levels of play. It produces some of the best custom-food products on a daily basis. This includes:
• Fresh Dough
• Chicken Fried Steak
• Pork Roast
• Turkey Products
• And many more
The company has an unlimited-amount of test kitchens, pilot plants and innovation centers. OSI Group is definitely leading by example, and it’s looking to continue its dominance in the years to come.
About OSI Group: www.linkedin.com/company/osi-industries
OSI Industries, a food processing company that supplies value-added protein items such as sausage and bacon has recently purchased a former Tyson Foods plant in the south side of Chicago, Illinois for a reported seven million four hundred thousand dollars according to Cook County records. The two hundred thousand square foot facility is expected to further enhance business growth and broaden manufacturing growth of OSI Industries. When Tyson Foods wanted to close the plant, they said that the four hundred and eighty jobs that the plant had would be lost. When OSI Industries stepped in they offer to keep many of the workers. Although there is no way of knowing how many of the workers were maintained because ISO Industries does not disclose information about its products or customers. Many of the workers are very thankful OSI Industries stepped in and saved there jobs.
Another recent purchase for OSI Industries is that of Flagship Europe. Flagship Europe supplies pies and frozen poultry and with its recent purchase of Calder Foods, it now also supplies sauces and dips. This purchase by OSI Industries has been a great thing for both companies. OSI Industries now has a greater foothold in Europe and Flagship Europe has a larger client base and more resources to draw from.
Baho Food is another acquisition by OSI Industries. Baho Food operates plants in Germany and The Netherlands supplying deli meats and snacks. Baho Foods complements the products of OSI Industries and further extends its presents in Europe.
Some further good news for OSI Industries in that the company has won the Globe Of Honour Award. This award was supplied by the British Safety Council for advanced management of environmental risks. The award is a great sense of pride to OSI Industries. It was well deserved. To receive such an achievement the British Safety Council has to give a company five stars. In addition the company has to pass an independent team of experts and demonstrated environmental management from top to bottom. Placing the environment on the same playing field as health and safety the company is putting in place a system of sustainability. With a sense that what we do today matter tomorrow, the company has a bright future.
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