OSI Food Solutions Expanding Global Reach

OSI Food Solutions is one of the largest companies in the world offering value-added foods. At present, the company is operating in 17 countries with over 65 facilities employing over 20,000 workforces. The company is also one of the biggest privately held businesses in the US. Through the years, the value-added foods supplier has been a partner to organizations in food-related industries with unmatched strength, sensitivity, and worldwide reputation.

OSI Food Solutions is focused on foreign and domestic expansion in the past. Since the leadership of Sheldon Lavin in 1970s, the company is geared for worldwide expansion. The recent acquisitions and purchases of the company will definitely fuel its global reach.

Series of Acquisitions

From 2016 up to 2017, the company has acquired various food processing companies. This includes the acquisition of Baho Foods, a Dutch company that produces convenience foods, deli meats, and snacks. The company also opened a new food processing facility in Southeast Asia specifically in the Philippines in 2017 for GenOSI, which is its joint venture business.

In 2017, the company purchased the Tyson Foods, a storage warehouse and food processing plant in Chicago. Its massive space allows the company to boost its production for its consumers in the North American region. Additionally, it enables the company to address the increasing demand for its products.

It also acquired Flagship Europe and renamed it as Creative Foods Europe in 2018. The company produces frozen poultry and has a wide range of sous vide products, dressings, and sauces.

About OSI

Compared to other prepared foods suppliers, OSI Food Solutions produces products that meet the specifications of its customers. It does not provide traditional catalog products but closely works with its customers to learn the kind of flavor profile and a variety of items each one prefers. It has its own research and development team as well as a culinary team that stays updated in the latest consumer trends.

According to its chief operating officer and President David McDonald, its pattern of acquisition is a reflection of the company’s intention to constantly grow. OSI Food Solutions also aims to further expand its product lines along with its global expansion.

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