A company that was founded in 1909, by German immigrant, Otto Kolschowski. The company started as a small meat market, and has been a top food distributor since 1955 when they began supplying meat for McDonald’s franchise, and the business took off on an upward climb. OSI Food Solutions, operates in 17 countries, currently operating more than 65 facilities and maintains over 20,000 employees, with plans of adding a greater number of jobs. The company’s global headquarters is located in Aurora, Illinois.
OSI Food Solutions supplies an array of food products for service, as well as retail companies all over the world. This enterprise supplies poultry, beef products, fish, bacon, pizza, hot dogs, breads, cookies, soups, fried foods, and also many vegetable products all over the world. OSI Group has the infrastructure and financial resource to source, develop, produce, and distribute custom orders and solutions to anywhere in the world, all while following a set of structured core values.
OSI recently purchased a TYSON FOODS plant, Flagship Europe, and BAHO Foods, which allowed for growth and development to continue and make a positive impact in production and employment. These expansions saved jobs as well as created jobs all while allowing OSI Food Solutions to broaden the manufacturing network. It allowed for a positive impact by allowing for higher producing production lines, which at one plant alone processed 24,000 tons of chicken per year, which was double the previous amount able to be produced.
This company is among the leaders of business, being listed as America’s 58th largest private company, by Forbes. OSI Food solutions has a wonderful reputation with over 100 years of experience in making and delivering the highest quality of services and products worldwide. This company has made many moves, taken risks, and expanded the business to new levels. Not only has OSI Food Solutions expanded into other countries, it has also won multiple awards including the British Safety Council’s 2016 Globe of Honor.
Customers are very pleased with the quality products that OSI Food Solutions offer, which in turn has created a win-win situation for everyone. The managing directors have reported great increase in demand for production and custom orders. Looking back through the company’s history, they have made a very positive impact in the world.