When you talk about custom value-added food products, you8 have to mention OSI Food Solutions, a subsidiary of OSI Group, which is one of the leading food service and retail food brands around the world. The company has the financial resource and infrastructure offering its customers extensive source capability, development, production, and distribution of custom food solution in any place around the globe. OSI Foods is passionate about entrepreneurship and agility that makes customers curious as well as make a can-do ethic to customer partnerships. The company continues to explore innovative solutions to the food service and does what best for the Group at large.
Awards and recognitions
In 2016, OSI Food Solutions was the recipient of the prestigious Globe of Honor Award from the British Safety Council. The award recognizes exemplary management of environmental risks that are displayed by the company. To get this award, the company had to achieve a maximum five stars, which is a mandatory requirement by the environmental management audit scheme of the British Safety Council.
Acquisition of Baho Foods
OSI Food Solutions acquired Baho Foods, which manufactures deli meat. The acquisition of this Dutch company is part of the expansion endeavors being carried out by the OSI Group, which has its headquarters in Aurora, Illinois, United States. Baho Foods has five subsidiaries with processing plants that are based in Germany and Netherlands, and this acquisition is to broaden OSI Group’s presence in Europe.
Acquisition of Tyson Foods
OSI Food Solutions also acquired Tyson Foods, a food processing plant and storage warehouse, which is located in Chicago. The facility will enhance the capabilities of OSI Food Solutions to meet the evolving needs of customers that are rising rapidly
Doubling the chicken production capacity
OSI Foods has added to the existing operations, a high capacity production line located in Toledo, Spain. This investment is worth 17 million Euros and has increased the production capacity of quality and processed chicken by a double. In other words, it will not produce 24000 tons annually as opposed to 12000 tons per year. It will add 20 more jobs to the already 140 existing personnel, which includes the new position of the product development manager.