Currently, OSI Group is the biggest food suppliers in the world’s Group has over 20,000 workers that are determined to offer customers with the best services. Today, they operate in seventeen countries across the globe. The company started as single premises, but today it has grown to be one of the significant corporate business in the history of the American economy. The company is still growing in the current modern world.
It was during the American immigration that OSI Group started. Otto Kolschowsky established the company as a small scale butchery owned by the family in Chicago. When the First World War was ending, Kolschowsky improved the premises to be the wholesale type of business. This includes locating shops in other parts of Chicago suburb, Maywood. In the year 1928, the name changed to Otto & sons.
In the year 1955, the first McDonalds restaurant started its operations in Illinois.The companay began to supply fresh Ground Beef to McDonald restaurant. As MacDonald hotels continued to expand over the world,the company was given the mandate to supply to these restaurants.
During the late 1960s, there was technology advancement that leads to more effective and affordable services being offered by Otto & sons. This resulted to the close relationship between the McDonalds and Otto & Sons. The first plant was built in 1973 to supply only to MacDonald product only.OSI Group acquires Baho Food.
The company opened its first facility outside Chicago in the year 1977 in West Jordan. Afterward, the company continued to expand in parts of North America. Lavin became the CEO of OSI Group company in the year 1980s; he had vast experience in the areas of investment and leadership. Under the leadership of Leavin, the company was ranked as one of the best companies in the United States.
The OSI company continues to grow in close partnership with Nation Pizza and Foods that was started in 1994. A new plant was established in Oakland, Lowa that majored in the production of Sausage, Beacon, and hot dogs. Poultry processing project was launched in early 2000; the project was facilitated by the acquisition of the U.K.-Company Moy Park.
In the year 2010 OSI Group opened a beef production in Japan, later its expanded to Asia-pacific. New facilities were started in India in 2012.OSI Group acquired the full control of Baho Food’s Group has made tremendous steps in achieving its success over the years,