OSI Foods is an international food supply company that was founded in 1909. This company specializes in added protein items, and it has recently expanded by purchasing a number of European food suppliers.
OSI Foods supplies a wide selection of products with them being best known for selling frozen poultry, pies, meat patties, sausages, hot dogs, fish, and vegetable products designed to paired with meat.
OSI Foods is a major food supplier with them providing food in seventeen countries. They first entered into the restaurant food supply business by providing food products to McDonald. They have since expanded to providing food to other restaurants in the US. OSI Foods is a major food supplier to American fast food chains located in China. They notably provide products for Subway, Pizza Hut, Starbucks, and Papa John’s.
In the winter of 2016 OSI Foods purchased the European Food supplier Flagship Europe. This company is known for selling frozen poultry, dough products, sous vide products, and they also manufacture mayonnaise and sandwich fillings. These products compliment the types of foods that OSI Foods already offer while expanding it. It also sets them up to continue to expand their operations to European food chains.
In October of 2017 OSI Foods purchased a Tyson Foods Plant located on the South Side of Chicago. This is a 200,000 square foot plant that employees over seven hundred people. The plant produces frozen poultry products that should be easy to sell under the OSI Foods brand. OSI Foods purchased the plant for 7.8 million dollars. This increased the number of food processing facilities owned by OSI Foods to sixty-five.
OSI Foods is known for being a leader in the food processing world, and Forbes Magazine lists them as being the fifty-eighth largest privately held firm in the US. They recently received an award from the British Safety Council. In addition, OSI Foods is noted for being one the top employers in the food processing industry with them offering jobs to persons of all levels of education.
In the future, OSI Foods intends to continue to expand its operations in both Europe and Asia. Their recent acquisition of large processing plants shows their commitment to expanding their range products while reaching new markets. OSI intents to purchase new food processing plants in America with their purchase of a major Tyson plant demonstrating the vibrant future of OSI Foods.