OSI Group Expanding Their Empire Rapidly!

Posted in Business World, Food on Jun 28, 2017

The OSI group is establishing itself as one of the leading food service and retail food brands. It has a strong foothold in multiple countries operating more than 65 facilities in 17 countries. The group had three significant acquisitions related to the food service industry in the later part of 2016. With their manufacturing facilities spread worldwide these acquisitions helps further expanding their market.

On June 8th 2016, OSI group has opened a food processing and storage warehouse in Chicago, which was formerly owned by Tyson foods. The plant is close to another OSI facility in the area and covers 200,000 sq.ft. providing necessary infrastructure for their business growth.

On August 8th 2016, OSI acquired Baho Food, a Dutch manufacturer of convenience foods and deli meats as a part of expanding their business in Europe. The Baho Food GmbH is around for nearly 60 years with processing plants in Germany and Netherlands and serving customers in 18 European countries.

The OSI group acquired Flagship Europe limited on December 20, 2016. Flagship had a prestigious customer base within sectors of food service industry supplying products across UK. The CEO of Flagship Europe Russell Maddock is very positive about the acquisition and he is hoping that “as a part of OSI group, the increased resources along with access to new clients would strengthen their position in the market and enables them to serve their customers better.”

With their ever expanding business, another notable trait of the OSI Group is their commitment in maintaining positive and sustainable relationship with the communities and environments worldwide. OSI has sponsored multiple animal welfare initiatives such as workshops and training sessions for raising awareness of this issue across their global organization. In November 2016, OSI Food Solutions UK has been awarded the prestigious Globe of Honor Award for the year 2016, from the British Safety council for their exemplary management of environmental risks.

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