OSI Group, a major U.S. based food provider with a global footprint, is on a rampant mode to expand its business across the continents with its aggressive strategies. The firm follows high-quality, high-value products with different varieties to ensure quality and greater choice for the customers.
In the business front, OSI Group is determined to capture the business in new areas and geographies using acquisition strategies not limited to a particular location but around the globe. Since the firm founded in 1909 as a meat supplier in Chicago, it was consistent with service and quality which gave new opportunities for continued business for the company. After 1980, the firm went for quick expansions around the globe and diversified its business from a meat supplier to various other food products.
OSI Group recently acquired Flagship Europe, a supplier of sous vide, frozen poultry, mayonnaise, sauces, and pies supplier in the U.K. market. The Flagship Europe also has a division for food-on-go sector called Calder Foods that supplies marinades, sauces, sandwich fillings, and mayonnaise. The deal took place in the last quarter of 2016, and the leadership of the group confirmed that it would help the firm to expand the market reach, increase the diversity of products, and strengthens its capacity. Interestingly, in the third quarter of 2016, the company acquired Dutch-based Baho Food as well. Baho is the manufacturer of snacks, deli meats, and convenience foods, and it has a greater presence in European markets.
OSI Group is a well-known name in major events including the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The firm was the major supplier of poultry, beef, and other foods for the event. This added great to the reputation of the business, and it became the official suppliers for McDonald’s, Papa John’s, Burger King, Starbucks, Yum! Foods, and Subway.
OSI is known for providing the food above the international norms of standardization. For the consistent quality, it has won many honors from the industrial bodies and governmental organizations. Recently, the U.K. division of the firm won the prestigious Globe of Honor Award – 2016 for the expertise management of environmental risks. The Award is considered to be a great recognition as it is given by British Safety Council – the prominent Health and Safety organization.