One of the most recent developments at the world’s leading food provider is the doubling of its annual chicken processing capacity at Spain’s subsidiary from the earlier 12,000 to 24,000 tons. The project cost OSI Food Solutions €17 million. The total capacity of all the firm’s branches now stands at 45,000 tons. The number of employees was also increased with an extra twenty positions to cater to the new development. According to the management of the Spain plant, the expansion was meant to meet the demand for the chicken products in the country. In the last decade, the food provider has recorded a 6% increase in its chicken products. The positive trend is expected to continue even into the foreseeable future.
The UK plant of the organization won the Globe of Honor Award in 2016. The prestigious award was in recognition of its efforts to conserve the environment. The event was organized by the British Safety Council. A total of 18 companies received the award. OSI Food Solutions has a team of experts that is tasked with ensuring compliance with the regulatory framework on environmental management. Kelly Grimwood represented the food provider during the awards ceremony. Different organizations were urged to put in place measures for environmental compliance and enforce them to ensure that all stakeholders adhere to them.
OSI Food Solutions has been ranked among the top companies in the food industry. The organization runs 65 facilities which provide employment opportunities to more than 200,000 people. One of the core values that the firm observes is innovation and that has earned it a competitive edge over the other players in the food industry. By forming good relationships with suppliers, the management of OSI has been able to meet the demand of their expanding customer base.
By now, OSI Food Solutions has earned the loyalty of its customers over the years due to its adherence to high-quality standards. Part of its expansion strategy includes the acquisition of other food providers in its areas of operation. Some of the moves that have changed its fortunes is the acquisition of Tyson Foods, Baho Foods, and Flagship Europe.