The Positive Outlook From President Of OSI Group David McDonald

The OSI Group is a global holding company that supplies quality value-added food products and custom solutions for the food industry. It was established in 1909 in Chicago and is headquartered in Aurora, Illinois. The group has a global presence. It has more than sixty facilities in the US, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. The group supplies major fast foods and restaurant chains such as McDonald’s, Pizza Hut, and Starbucks among numerous other outlets.

OSI Industries functions as the American subsidiary of the group. OSI Group employs over twenty thousand people. It is one of the largest private companies posting over six billion dollars in annual revenue. The group provides custom food solutions to leading food service and retail establishments around the world. This includes value-added meat products derived from beef, poultry, pork, baked goods, fresh produce and specialty processed foods.

The group is committed to ensuring superior food safety. It employs advanced research and reliable supply chain strategies to deliver delightful meals to consumers. The group recently acquired Baho Foods, a Dutch supplier of convenience foods and snacks.

This gives the group access to five affiliate subsidiaries with a large footprint in nearly twenty countries in Europe. This includes expansive production and processing facilities in Germany and Netherlands. OSI Group President David McDonald OSI Group believes a bigger presence in Europe enhances its capacity and positions the group to meet the evolving needs of global consumers.

OSI Group also recently acquired Tyson Foods, a Chicago-based food processing company serving the hospitality industry. The massive processing plant is the second processing facility that OSI Industries operates in Chicago. It is expected to increase the group’s production capacity in line with continued business growth.

The OSI group has won numerous industry awards for excellence in sustainability and environmental management. OSI Food Solutions, the UK subsidiary, was recently recognized by the British Safety Council with the “Globe of Honor Award.” The company completed a five-year audit that evaluates environmental protection strategies, and applicable health and safety measures.

The honor is also a recognition of the group’s leadership excellence in controlling risk to the environment. The company won the award in 2016 as well as 2013 and 2015.

Read more: Q&A with Dave McDonald, President & COO, OSI Group