The OSI Group Continues To Dominate The Food Processing Industry

OSI Group is a multi-billion dollar protein manufacturing company. They currently operate over sixty production facilities in the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Pacific region. The OSI Group produces high-quality meat products to some of the biggest fast food chains in the world including, Papa John’s, McDonald’s, Starbucks and Yum. Located in Aurora, Illinois, OSI strives to provide high-quality service, food safety, and product innovation. Some of the products they create are bacon, meat patties, hot dogs, fish, pizza, vegetable and poultry products.

OSI Group acquired a 200,000 square foot processing facility that was previously operated by Tyson Foods. The large facility allows OSI Group to enhance their capabilities to meet the evolving needs of their customers. They also were able to acquire a Dutch food manufacturer Baho Food. Baho Food is well known for processing deli meats, convenience foods, and snacks. The president of OSI Group, David McDonald, is particularly excited about the acquisition as it will broaden their presence in Europe. Baho Food has five companies that have facilities in the Netherlands and Germany which include, Bakx Foods, Gelderland Frischwaren, Henri van de Bilt, Q Smart Life, and Vital Convenience.

Sheldon Lavin, the CEO and Chairman of OSI Group was honored with the Global Visionary Award by India’s Vision World Academy. He received the award in 2016 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. The Global Visionary Award recognizes entrepreneurs in various industries who have accomplished their goals through perseverance. Sheldon Lavin was has been with the company since its start, and has helped it become the multi-billion dollar company it is today. OSI-Vista Processed Foods is a subsidiary of the OSI Group and operates eight facilities in India since 1995. Some of the largest food companies around the globe trust the OSI Group due to their reputation and food quality assurance safety practices.

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