OSI Group is one of the largest global suppliers to the world. It is currently leading in the foodservice industry by carrying multiple food brands. They house over twenty thousand employees and have more than sixty-five facilities in seventeen different countries. Their international headquarters is in Aurora, Illinois.
Some of the top news articles covering this company come from the biggest websites such as foodandbusinessnews.net and gazetteday.com. These are just to name a few. In the article of foodandbusinessnews.net, it says that OSI Group acquired Baho Food. Most of their food consists of deli meats and snacks better known as convenience foods. The president and COO David G. McDonald stated: “Adding Baho Food to our OSI Europe business gives OSI a broader presence in Europe.” This adds eighteen more countries in Europe. John Balvers, the Managing Director of Baho Foods expresses his excitement in joining the OSI Group. Both of these men’s statements show that they are very excited about moving forward with OSI. John Balvers also stated that he and his team will stay with OSI and continue to grow the company.
In gazetteday.com was an article on September 5, 2017, they elaborate on the expansion of OSI Group as it continues to grow internationally as more and more people continue to enjoy their products. This article also covers the purchase of Baho Foods as well since this was one of the biggest moves the company has ever made. Another one of their major purchases was Flagship Europe in 2016. This added on the expansion of frozen poultry, pies, and other condiments. In June of 2016, they also purchased a food plant which was going to be shut down in Chicago. It was originally run by Tyson Foods and it was purchased for $7.4 million dollars. As they continue to expand worldwide they show that safety is their number one priority by using the latest technology of metal detectors and X-ray equipment to spot any unknown objects in the food. Through charity, persistence, and safety OSI Group will continue to remain a number one company around the world.
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