The OSI Group and Their Global Success In The Food Industry

OSI Industries is over 100 years ago and in 1928 OSI Industries was known as Otto & Son, then by 1975, the company was called OSI Industries. OSI Industries is the largest global supplier of custom food products for popular retail and restaurant brands, as well as privately owned food labels. OSI also co-packs for worldwide food plants under other subsidiary owned names.

OSI works with their partners in 17 countries and in 65 facilities, like the United States, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, and the Asian-Pacific areas. In the U.S., OSI is the largest privately-owned food company in the manufacturing and production industry. OSI Industries is headquartered in Aurora, Illinois.

OSI Industries has grown exponentially since its earlier beginnings. Its reputation is based on producing wholesomeness, quality products, and custom solutions for the food industry. Its growth was spurred on by the many financially prosperous acquisitions that OSI Industries has achieved. For instance, in 2016 OSI procured Chicago’s Tyson Food Facility and Europe’s Flagship and Baho Foods. OSI also acquired other European food industry giants which produced food items from appetizers, entrees to desserts.

If you have eaten at Pizza Hut, Subway, Starbucks, and other dining food locations, you are more than likely to have eaten OSI Industries very best food products. Retail and high-end food chains order OSI’s many food items including, beef, poultry, bacon, pork, hot dog, sausage, fried foods, sous vide products, sandwiches, pizza, baked snacks, and a variety of produce foods.

OSI Industries has received many awards and recognitions for their sustainability in everything that they produce and their operating methodologies. OSI’s principles are based on their work ethics for animal welfare, the health/safety for their employees, environmental, water, energy, waste, and quality air emissions. Top corporate certifications in each country they work in has been awarded OSI Industries, like the EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme certification and the LEEDS certifications.

Mr. Sheldon Lavin is the CEO and Chairman of OSI Industries. Under Mr. Lavin’s aegis, OSI Industries was awarded the British Safety Council’s Globe of Honor that recognizes food industry companies which excels in strong safety techniques, as well as health and environmental management. Mr. Lavin was also awarded the Global Visionary Award which recognizes visionaries in a variety of fields.