OSI Group is a multinational business that is headquartered in Aurora, Illinois. The firm has dedicated itself to offering the best food and beverage products from the time that it was established in 1909. It has been ensuring that its consumers are provided with top-notch processed products. The business has gained acknowledgment from Forbes by being listed as one of the top 100 companies on the planet. The primary commodities that it distributes are vegetable derivatives, hot dogs, fish, bacon, Pizza, and poultry.
The enterprise has grown rapidly over the years, and it has currently employed more than 20,000 individuals. It is under the leadership of Sheldon Lavin, who is its CEO. OSI has set up about 60 food processing units in 16 countries. The firm has been making acquisitions that can facilitate its growth. One of the latest businesses that it purchased is Baho Foods, which is a top Dutch company. The firm is well established in Europe, and it will enable OSI Group in growing its market in the continent. The food processing giant also believes that its products portfolio will be bettered by the acquisition. Baho Foods has factories in Netherlands and Germany. They are Henri van de Bilt, Bakx Foods, Vital Convenience, Q Smart Life, and Gelderland Frischwaren.
OSI Group also acquired a Chicago-based food processing giant that is known as Tyson Foods. The transaction cost about $7.4 million, and it was meant to assist the firm in solving the varying needs of its customers. The acquired business majored in the manufacture of omelets, crepes, tempura chicken, chicken cordon bleu, and meatballs. OSI Group is an environmentally friendly business. Its efforts were appreciated by the British Safety Council, which offered it the Globe of Honor Award. The honor is devoted to recognizing enterprises that have come up with an exceptional way of controlling environmental pollution.