OSI Food Solutions: The Backbone of the American Food Industry

OSI Food Solutions, rated one of America’s Top 100 Food Companies and #58 on Forbes’ list of Largest Private Companies in America, is largely responsible for producing and processing the meats and vegetables you consume on a daily basis. With over 20,000 employees and an estimated revenue of $6.1 billion, the company has had a profound impact on the food industry.

Based in Oak Park, Illinois, in 1909, the family meat market owned by Otto Kolschowsky grew to become Otto and Sons by 1928 as it firmly established itself in the local community. By 1955, Mcdonalds, little more than a start-up at the time, chose Otto and Sons as their supplier of beef patties. They maintained their partnership for decades, though Mcdonalds sourced their meat from several other vendors. However, in 1975, Otto and Sons (renamed OSI Industries) became the exclusive meat provider for Mcdonalds. The partnered companies would go on to have worldwide success.

Since OSI Food Solutions’ international expansion, they’ve found success both abroad and overseas. The company acquired a Colorado plant from the food-processing titan, Tyson, for $7.4 million. Alongside this domestic acquisition, the company has absorbed Dutch company Baho Foods, in August 2016, and European conglomerate Flagship Europe.

Today, OSI Food Solutions is larger than ever, as seen at the company’s Spanish plant, OSI Food Solutions Spain. With the addition of a nearly $20 million high-capacity production line, the Spanish processing plant reached a production capacity of over 45,000 tons of chicken, pork, and beef products to match the growing demand for the company’s products in Spain.

OSI Food Solutions has also been honored for its small carbon footprint, despite being a global company. They were awarded the Globe of Honour Award from the British Safety Council in 2016, for the exemplary management of environmental risks the company has handled worldwide. In 2018, the company was also recognized by the BSC at the International Safety Awards for a similar reward of merit.

From humble beginnings, OSI Food Solutions has solidified itself as one of, if not the top global food processor in the modern world. With an expansive work force, growing production line, and worldwide acclaim, this company shows no sign of stopping anytime soon.

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