OSI Group is a leading premier provider of quality products and custom solutions for the food industry. OSI Group McDonalds followed the same trajectory of growth starting in the 1950s to date. OSI is now generating annual revenues of $6.1 billion with Sheldon Levin at the helm. The company started in 1909 as a neighborhood butcher shop and it grew gradually to what it is today. It boasts more than 65 facilities in 17 countries with more than 20,000 employees.
OSI Group McDonalds leveraged partnerships, joint ventures and acquisitions to expand their market horizons as well as their product portfolio. Together, OSI Group McDonalds expanded into new markets establishing a strong presence through Europe, America and Philippines. OSI was initially called Otto & Sons but it was renamed into OSI Group in 1975, when Sheldon Lavin came on board to help the company to expand globally.
Between 2016 and 2017, the company closed major acquisition deals which saw it not only increase its footprint in Europe and other regions, but also expand its product portfolio. It acquired a Dutch manufacturer called Baho Food. The manufacturer specialized in convenience foods, snacks as well as deli meats. With the acquisition, OSI Group has established a greater presence in Europe and its capabilities have been enhanced. The company is dedicated to serving the ever-evolving needs of consumers. Another significant acquisition the company made is Flagship Europe. The company also acquired a former Tyson Food plant in Chicago which was in the verge of closure.
As a result of the company’s successes in the food industry, it has been recognized widely with various awards and honors. In 2016, OSI Food Solutions UK was awarded Globe of Honour Award for 2016 by the British Safety Council for its abilities in managing environmental risks. The company was among the 18 organizations in the world that were honored with the prestigious award. OSI Group McDonalds have been dedicated to embracing environmental-friendly practices throughout their operations. The safety standards of the foods OSI produces are also very high. Since its inception, the company has been striving to make their operations more sustainable. Additionally, it has been named one of America’s Top 100 Food Companies.