The OSI Group is one of the major food product suppliers in the U.S. The business provides customers with various retail food brands and food service. It is headquartered in Aurora, Illinois and remains one of the largest privately-owned company in America.
The OSI Group also provides customers with what they call global “food supply chain management.” The company handles every step of the process including (but not limited to) sourcing, processing, and distribution. They also provide what is referred to in the industry as customized food product development.
What’s more, the food supplying business is also regularly involved in other related areas of the industry. They are involved in such fields as food development and research. This also reportedly includes safety assurance, quality control, and even food process engineering.
The OSI Group maintains specific regulations and policies to guarantee a noteworthy quality of food safety and service. The business adheres to a number of different safety procedures. OSI uses Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point systems and obtaining Global Food Safety Initiative certification.
Honors And Recognitions
The OSI Group has been honored for the high quality of its food services. The company was also recognized for its commitment to environmental management. Recently OSI Food Solutions, based in the United Kingdom, received the famous Globe of Honor Award.
This honor was presented to the company by the BSI (British Safety Council). The BSI acknowledges various business ventures for their exceptional environmental risk management. The OSI Group was additionally slotted in as one of the “top 100” suppliers of food and beverages. This honor was due to the business’ noteworthy leadership and growth in the industry.
OSI’s Facilities And Staff
At present, the company currently has nearly 70 facilities in 17 different nations. Approximately 20,000 employees are presently working for the OSI Group around the world. OSI is hoping to continue to grow its customer base by investing their profits in new facilities and warehouses. One recent example of this would be the acquisition of the former Tyson plant in Chicago, Illinois.
Another relatively recent example of the company’s efforts at continued growth would include the acquisition of a company known as Baho. Baho was formerly owned by the Dutch. The Baho company makes convenience food, deli meats, and assorted snack products. More recently, OSI purchased the Brit food service supplier named Flagship Europe.