One of the largest meat product suppliers of food service operators in preparing and distributing meat products, such as beef patties and pork, in the United States is OSI Group, LLC. The private corporation not only have offices in Illinois, California, Iowa, Maryland, South Carolina, Utah, and Wisconsin, but also Canada and 16 other countries. OSI Group, also has had a strong, ongoing relationship as a beef supplier with McDonald’s fast-food chain restaurants.
More recently, OSI Group, LLC, entered into acquisition with the Dutch company, Baho Food, manufacturing meat in the food service industry, as well as other food items such as deli meat and snacks in the retail industry. The president and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of OSI Group, LLC says, “Adding Baho Food to our OSI Europe business gives OSI a broader presence in Europe,” to Rebekah Schouten of Business Food Business News, August 8, 2016.
Likewise, the managing director of Baho Food, John Balvers says, “OSI has outstanding relationships with both its customers and suppliers,” as stated on OSI Group, LLC, website. He says that between OSI Group and Baho Food will strengthen support for customers and product portfolio, which is good for each companies future growth in maintaining and meeting business goals in the food service industry.
Furthermore, with OSI Global, LLC top global supply chain managers in raw material sourcing the privately held company is highly effective and known for providing quality control in sourcing raw materials, commercial processing, and abiding by standards in production to ensure in-store destinations across the globe, such as China. For over a half of century, OSI Group, LLC has been supplying both protein and food items across the globe to food service and retail industries.
Some foods that OSI Group, LLC prepares, produces, and distributes include different types of food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as desserts and snacks. Even cooked beef and pork, raw chicken, along with kettle and smoke products like soups, salsa and stews, among other delicious foods like chili.
In addition to OSI Group, LLC headquarters in Aurora, Ill., the private corporation has also recently purchased a storage warehouse that was formerly operated by Tyson Foods in Chicago, Ill., to expand OSI Group, LLC growth in food processing. In a press release, OSI North America’s senior executive vice president, Kevin Scott says, “This facility enhances our capabilities to meet the rapidly evolving needs of our customers,” as reported by Chicago Tribune reporter Greg Trotter, June 27, 2016.
As a result of quality control and meeting the standards of environmental management, all OSI Group, LLC’s in Europe have successfully obtained an International Organization of Standardization (ISO) 14001 certification for establishing environmental policy and requirements.
“OSI is committed to conducting business in a responsible and sustainable manner,” says David G. McDonald, OSI president and chief operating officer, as reported on The National Provisioner. The company pursues a 10% reduction in energy and water intensity on a baseline four years ago and a zero-waste-to-landfill throughout its operations by 2020.