Located in Aurora, Ill., the OSI Group is the leader in supplying quality protein items including beef patties, chicken and sausage links. President David McDonald, believes they are well positioned thanks to their large global network. Their products are supplied to the top-tier retail and food service brands. The OSI Group is a privately held company that operates over 50 facilities in 17 countries. Their success has skyrocketed due to their strategic expansion in China. They have grown along China for over the past 20 years operating 10 factories there alone. Just last year, the OSI Group built a mega-plant that will process poultry in Henan province. In China, OSI provides high-quality meat products to Papa John’s, Starbucks, McDonald’s, Yum, Burger King, Saizeriya and Subway. David McDonald’s goal is to continue to grow the OSI Group’s presence in China as their consumer market grows.
The OSI Group recently announced plans to open 7 new processing plants around the world. They are in the process of a merger with Baho Food, which is a Dutch company that also processes protein products for the food service industry. Baho Food operates processing facilities in the Netherlands and Germany. Baho Food has a strong reputation in the industry being in business for over 60 years. They sell a variety of snacks, deli meats and convenience foods.
The OSI Group has grown to employing over 20,000 employees around the world. Forbes has listed OSI as America’s 58 largest privately held company. The OSI Group rakes in over $6 billion in revenue and is known to offer only the highest quality of products. In 2016, they were honored with the British Safety Council Globe of Honor award.
OSI Group takes food quality and safety seriously, using built-in X-ray machines to detect foreign particles in the food. The work continuously with their agriculture suppliers to stay on top of the ways the products are being grown. The OSI Group is recognized as the industry leader worldwide.
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