According to Forbes, OSI group is ranked at number 58 In America’s Largest Companies in 2016. Situated in Aurora, Illinois, OSI Group is a holding company engaging in meat processing and serves both the retail as well as food service industries. Sheldon Lavin serves as the Chairman and CEO of OSI group. Since OSI entered the meat market in Chicago in the early 1900s, one thing has stayed constant: the company’s steadfast commitment to the success of its customers. This explains why OSI has entered into partnerships with a number of the world’s reputable brands to be their primary global food provider.
OSI boasts of the ingenuity and experience to design and produce precisely what your appetite dictates. Whether its breakfast, appetizers, lunches, side dishes, puddings or snacks, you can trust OSI to deliver. OSI supplies the following food products: bacon, sausage, hot dogs, pork and cooked beef, wholly processed chicken, raw chicken, meat patties, sandwich, pizza, kettle and vegetable products.
Customers trust OSI with their most prized asset: their reputation. To repay that trust, the company undertakes special steps through Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) certification as well as Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) practices to make sure every supplied food product meets high quality and safety standards. This year, OSI scooped the Sword of Honour, an award presented to companies that have showcased excellence in health management and risk control at the workplace.
The business activities and conduct of OSI are aligned with the key elements of sustainability. The company’s sustainability plan features an integrated approach focusing on the following segments:
OSI UK has extended its support to the ‘Be seen’ ‘Be safe’ cycling safety initiative to raise awareness about cycle safety. The company has also supported Children Cancer Charity in Germany and Literacy campaigns in the US. All these social initiatives are a means by which OSI Group gives back to the community.
OSI Group provides financial support to PAACO (https://www.animalauditor.org/), in full Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization whose objective is to encourage the humane treatment of domestic animals through training and accreditation of animal auditors
OSI Group has received official LEED Gold certifications for its building in Ostróda, Poland, and China. The certifications validate the company’s assurance to creating a sustainable environment. This year, OSI scooped the Globe of Honour, an award given to companies that showcase distinction in environmental management.
In a testament to the continued growth of OSI Group, the company announced in August 2016 the acquisition of a majority share in a private Dutch company called Baho Food, which manufactures meat products among other food products for the retail industry and food service outlets.
OSI international network comprises of three zone offices and over 60 facilities spread across the globe. Therefore, whether you’re located in Europe, Americas or Asia/Pacific, you can find a zone office willing to help you. At each zone office, you will find professionals in sales and marketing, research, engineering, finance and production that speak your local language.