Most people are not concerned with where the food they eat comes from while purchasing at the supermarket or even restaurants. They did not know for a long time that they enjoyed food from a global food processing company OSI Food Company.
OSI Group headquarters are based in Aurora Illinois. The CEO Sheldon Lavin and president David McDonald is dedicated to expanding the reach of the company to meet the needs of all OSI Group clients. They have conducted various food plant purchases in different parts of the world. The company’s processed products are supplied to the supermarkets as well as being distributed consistently to the OSI Food Solutions restaurants across the Globe.
The main focus was on Europe, where OSI group purchased Baho Food Company. It is a Dutch company with different subsidiaries all over Germany and the Netherlands. Baho Food serves a wide range of customers across 18 countries in Europe. Under the new management Baho Food Company sales will increase rapidly as OSI Group has been in the market for a long time.
OSI Food Solution also purchased the Flagship Food company of Europe. The acquisition aims at supporting Flagship engage in new opportunities in Europe using the OSI tactics that promoted its success in the United States and Asia. Flagship acquisition gave OSI Group the mandate to control all the company’s production activities of frozen poultry, pies and condiments. The expansion of OSI Food Company did not stop in Europe they extended to Spain, Germany, and Chicago. In Chicago, OSI Company stopped the closure of Tyson Food plant by funding them with $7.4 million. This purchase secured nearly 500 jobs that would have been lost if the shutdown was completed.
According to David McDonald, the primary factor any food company should consider is the local based customer interests. OSI company invests heavily in learning the needs, tastes and preferences of their customers across the globe. OSI Food Solutions have adopted modern technology to enhance food safety. The new surveillance system has been installed to compensate the existing cameras. New firefighting system has also been installed to promote the security of both employees and the company resources.
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