OSI Group is one of the companies that has made it to the top food industries in the US. This may be partly due to its operations in many countries it has established its outlets in and due to its many employees. OSI Group majors in food processing where it processes food products such as bacon, sausage, sea food, cheese based products and vegetables among other products. Some of its outlets are located in Asia Pacific zones, America and Europe.
OSI food industries established in 1909 under the name Otto Kolschwky. The company changed its name to Otto and Sons in 1928. It further changed its name to OSI Group in 1975. The headquarters of the business is based in Aurora. However, the company has additional offices in regions such as China, Germany and United Kingdom.
The primary operations of this company include the production of private brand foods and even packaging of food products for its retail customers. The company has more than sixty-five outlets in around seventeen countries globally. This positions it as a top food service industry that serves many consumers across the globe. The company has been a long term supplier for meat products in different reputable fast food businesses across China such as Pizza Hut, Starbucks, Subway and Papa John’s Pizza.
Based on its excellent performance, OSI Group has managed to receive several awards such as the award for safety risks and environmental management. In its pursuit to continue serving large customer base, the company continues to expand its operations through the purchase of similar food businesses or establishment of new outlets. An instance of expansion of its activities is the acquisition of Baho Food.
Baho Food is a Dutch manufacturing company which previously sold deli meats and snacks before being purchased. The company can easily continue its operations by acquiring companies with similar operations as depicted from this instance. The purpose of making such purchases is to give the company a broader market. As such, it can easily reach more customers with an increased number of outlets. With ambitions of increasing the number of outlets, the company is expected to meet the evolving needs and preferences of its consumers continuously.