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The OSI Group: Providing Quality Foods To A Global Marketplace

The OSI Group is a world leader in the food processing industry. The Aurora, Illinois based company was founded in 1909 as a neighborhood meat market. It developed a reputation for providing the finest cuts of meat. Then called Otto and Sons, the company expanded and began providing restaurants and supermarkets throughout Illinois with packaged meat. In the 1950s the company made another major stride. They agreed to provide Ray Kroc’s newly created McDonald’s franchise with ground beef patties. In the 1970s, the company changed its name to OSI Industries and continued to grow nationally.

In the 1980s, Sheldon Lavin bought the OSI Industries. An innovative, visionary leader, Lavin began to expand into the company into the global market. The company now has over 70 facilities in North, Central and South America, Europe, Australia and Asia. The OSI Group has made inroads into India and has been a major player in the Chinese market for over 20 years. The company provides McDonald’s, Subway, Starbucks, Pizza Hut and many other fast food franchises doing business in China with meat, vegetable and dough products. The newly-built OSI Group facilities make it China’s largest source of poultry products.

The OSI Group is also making a major push into the European market. The company recently purchased two major European companies. Those companies are Flagship Europe and the Dutch owned company Baho Foods. Together those companies serve millions of customers in about two dozen countries. And the OSI Group has also expanded the production capabilities in the United States as well. They recently purchased a former Tyson Foods production facility on Chicago’s South Side. They’re now one of America’s largest food services companies.

One of the things that has made the OSI Group a world leader in food production and distribution services, is their ability to provide culturally sensitive food for a variety of global markets. The company has also earned a great reputation and won awards for its environmentally sustainable food production practices. It has gained growing respect for it record for worker safety and progressive benefits programs for its staff. Under the leadership of Sheldon Lavin, the company has managed to maintain a family atmosphere even as the staff has grown to over 20,000 people.

No matter how large it has grown, the OSI Group has continued to be known as for providing nutritious, delicious meat, dough and vegetable products that people love.

To know more visit @: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OSI_Group

Entertainment Guru-Norman Pitzz

With the technological advancement Podcastone Networks have not been left behind, recently the leading entertainment network in the United States launched another mobile software. The latest mobile network will enable their subscribed members to enjoy the audio programs in a new style in a way that the members are able to access 360-degree video as well as other social networks. On the other hand, the members are also able to communicate with the other listeners through text messages as well as the hosts of the programs. The current software will give Podcastone members to watch and listen to their favorite programs, make major contributions to the shows, and have access to photographs which cannot be found in any other place even on the internet. Podcastone has provided the software free on Google Play, the Podcastone website as well as Apple’s Play Store.

Podcastone has made available the software in mobile phones. The members have an added advantage I that the more they use the software they earn more points. The point gives an opportunity to get discounts on services and products, watch virtual programs, and special shows. Podcastone has always offered quality services and products and for the new software is no different. To give their members and clients the best 360-degrees and virtual reality programs; Podcastone partnered with Mandt VR. So far the two organizations have released about 1000 shows and are making efforts to release new videos every week. Some of the shows that Mandt VR and Podcastone have since released include; Dr. Drew, Reasonable Doubt, Adam $Drew, Art of Charm among others. Mandt Neil is the co-founder of Mandt VR and he was pleased with Podcastone for their efforts to change the entertainment industry.

Norman Pittz is the founder of Westwood One Radio Network which is considered to be the largest American radio network and a distributor of news, sports, entertainment, as well as traffic news. As the largest Radio Network in the United States of America; during Norman tenure; Westwood one has been managing other media houses among them; NBC Radio Networks, CNN Radio, CBS News, NFL Football, NCAA Basketball among others. Norman has been very passionate about the media as well as the entertainment industry and he ended up creating another entertainment firm; Courtside Entertainment Group in 2010 and later he founded Podcastone in 2012. A leader who has not escaped to impress the Presidents of his country who appointed him to the Broadcasting Board of Governors of the United States of America by both former President Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. Mr. Pitzz is also a Regent of the University of California. Learn more: https://www.facebook.com/normanpattiz