OSI Food Solutions is the number one supplier of processed meat, fruits, and vegetables to the Asia-Pacific, the United States, and European food service market. Recently, OSI disclosed that it had opened a new facility, upgraded an existing processing plant serving its customers in Spain, and made several acquisitions.

OSI Food Solutions’ management said that these recent developments would help it outwit its competitors, as well as satisfy the ever increasing demand for its innovative value-added meat product.

Some of these recent developments are:

Upgrade of OSI Food Solutions processing plant in Toledo, SpainIn 2018, OSI used over €17 million in upgrading its chicken processing plant in Toledo. OSI used the fund to expand the processing plant’s floor space, as well as acquire new environmental friendly processing equipment.

Moreover, OSI used the funds to hire 20 new experts who would collaborate with existing employees to develop a new product line of value-added poultry, beef, and pork products.

Establishment of GenOSI

In 2017, this prominent food processing plant started GenOSI, a food processing plant that would manufacture and supply meat, vegetable, fruit, and wheat-based products to the Philippines’ foodservice market.

Acquisition of Baho Food

OSI purchased Baho Food in its effort to expand into Germany and Netherland’s market. Baho Food specialized in the processing of roast poultry, hot dogs, meatballs, burgers, bacon, and cheese. It served thousands of wholesalers and food outlets.

Acquisition of Flagship Europe

In 2016, OSI Food Solutions acquired Creative Foods Europe, formerly known as Flagship Europe. Established in 1991, Flagship had developed a reputation for supplying frozen poultry, dressings, and other convenience products in the United Kingdom.

Acquisition of Tyson- affiliated food processing facility

After acquiring Flagship Europe, OSI Food Solutions acquired a Chicago-based food processing plant affiliated to Tyson Foods, an international company that supplies chicken and beef to the global market.

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Since its entry into the market as a family meat shop serving Chicago’s neighborhoods in 1909, OSI maintains unmatched dedication towards customer success. Today, OSI Food Solutions operates as a leading firm in the global food processing industry. The world’s leading brands have entrusted OSI with the provision of edge-food solutions to meet their food processing and product development needs. OSI is committed to ensuring the delivery of high-quality, valuable, and streamlined processes at optimum costs.

With its head offices in Aurora, Illinois, OSI is primarily involved in the processing of meat products for both retail and food service sectors. The company produces a wide range of products including fish, poultry, meat patties, and bacon. It also produces hot dogs, pizza and various vegetable products on the market. In 2017 Forbes listing, OSI ranked position 58 among the largest private companies in America. It boasts of about 6.1 billion dollars revenue as of 2016 fiscal year.

Over the years, OSI has managed numerous milestones and achievements in its growth and development efforts. Among them is the contract to supply meat products to the McDonald’s first restaurant chains during its early stages of operation. Following its environmental preservation efforts, OSI Food Solutions received the British Safety Council’s Globe of Honor prestigious award.It is one of the 18 organizations to receive the honor in 2016 globally. The award goes to organizations with exemplary performance in the management of risks related to the environment.

Following the rise in demand for chicken products in the market, OSI Food Solutions is implementing plans to double its production and distribution in chicken capacity. Many fast food restaurant chains rely on its chicken products such as patties and nuggets to serve their customers. As such, due to the growing demand for these products, brands such as the McDonald’s, Starbucks, and Papa Jones among others need to meet the changing needs of their clients; hence the plan for OSI to raise its production efforts on the same.

In its efforts to gain a huge presence in the European market, OSI successfully managed the acquisition of Baho Foods Company. It also acquired the Tyson Food processing plant based in Chicago to expand its production. Additionally, OSI gained the ownership to Flagship Europe in 2016 for the UK foodservice industry.

OSI Food Solutions continues to enjoy a strong international heritage and quality service delivery. OSI owns about 65 food processing facilities based in 17 different countries all around the globe. As a result, more than 20,000 people gain employment to enhance quality services in these facilities.