One of the largest suppliers of meat products to United States foodservices is the OSI Industries. OSI offers poultry items, beef, pork, hot dogs, sausages, bacon, chicken nuggets, and beef patties. McDonald’s has been a long term customer of OSI for its beef products. OSI Industries is in 16 countries with 60 production facilities.
OSI Industries have been in China for over 20 years. They are expanding their business along with the growth of the economy of China. OSI serves many different clients in China. Some of the more known clients are Burger King, Papa John’s, McDonald’s, Yum, Starbucks, Saizeriya, and Subway. Beyond the beef and sausage patties from OSI, companies also can order sandwiches and pizza.
Baho Food operates plants in the Netherlands and Germany. OSI Industries in Aurora, Ill now has a controlling stake in Baho Food. They have five subsidiary companies that market and sell a variety of convenient foods as well as snacks, along with deli meats. The subsidiary companies have over 60 years of history serving businesses with snacks, deli meats and convenient foods across 18 European countries.
This addition to OSI Industries will expand the company’s strength and better serve their customers. The managing director of Baho Food, John Balvers will stay on and keep his complete management team to run the business. Balvers has a great relationship with the existing suppliers and customers and is excited about staying on with OSI Industries. Baho and OSI will combine their strengths to enhance the services they offer to their customers and grow the business to meet their goals.
Tyson Foods, Springfield, Ark, has been bought out by OSI Industries. The Tyson plant was close to the OSI’s existing Chicago plant. The Tyson food processing facility and storage area will support the development of the food business for OSI. OSI Industries will be able to meet the greater needs of their customers.
To add to their line of foods, OSI Industries has acquires the Flagship Europe. They supple frozen poultry, pies, mayonnaise, sauces, sandwich fillings, marinades, dips, dressings and sous vide products to the UK foodservice market.
OSI Industries has local management teams in all their facilities to manage the day to day operations in order to satisfy the local cultures and tastes of their customers. Cultural nuances, governmental regulations and the talent pool affects how well a company is run. OSI also takes in the facts that each country has customers with different tastes buds and they want to satisfy their customers in each country.
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