The OSI Group is a meat processing and retailing company based in the Illinois city of Aurora. Since time immemorial, the company has managed to grow through the acquisition of other companies such as Baho Food based in Europe.
With Sheldon Lavin acting as the chief executive officer, OSI Group has managed to expand its operations worldwide. Currently, the Forbes estimates that the company has more than 65 operating plants that can be located in more than 15 nations. In the year 2016, the OSI Group recorded an annual growth revenue of $6.1 billion. It’s also estimated that the firm has an employee base of 20,000 people.
As a retailer, the OSI Group collaborates with western companies operating in other parts of the globe such as the Far East and China. Also, at one given time, the OSI Group acted as the sole supplier of meat products for retail giant McDonalds. Other retail companies that the OSI Group has done business with include Papa John’s Pizza, Subway, Pizza Hut, and Starbucks. Not only does the company focus on profit but the OSI Group is also committed to maintaining the environment against any form of pollution, and for this cause, the company has won several awards.
Apart from USA, China and Japan, the OSI Group has maintained its offices in Germany, France, Netherlands, Spain and United Kingdom. It’s most notable products include vegetable and dough products, fish, Pizza, and Poultry. Its plants in USA can be found in California, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Utah. The company was recently ranked as the 58th largest privately owned company in the world by the Forbes Magazine. The OSI Group has been in existence since its foundation in the year 1909 by a German immigrant. Over the years, the OSI Group has seen its name change of several occasions the latest being 1978.