OSI is a food processing company that has made a major name for itself. It is a company that produces produces and sells various meets, protein items and other products to a large number of foodservice and retail brands. OSI offers almost any food imaginable including items for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even dessert. Founded in 1909 by Otto Kolschowsky, OSI has grown to be a world wide brand.
Otto and Sons is the original name for OSI Group food processing company. Back then this was a simple family meat market. Today OSI Group provides food for people world wide. Just in the United States alone you can find their facilities everywhere from Iowa to California. More than 65 facilities help to produce products like bacons, breakfast sausages, hot dogs and specialty sausages. OSI Group has even expanded to other continents like Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.
If you eat food you most likely have taken in an OSI product. Beside the above mentioned foods, OSI is responsible for hot dogs, pork products,pizza and dough based products, along with fresh, frozen, and cooked beef patties. Today OSI Group provides services for major companies including ones like Subway and Papa John’s. The company even helped global power McDonalds during the 1970’s. Forbes estimated that as of 2016 they had taken in an amazing six billion dollars.
OSI’s success is largely based on their core value system. According to their website, OSI’s core values include seeking partnering relationships, striving to continuously improve, acting with integrity and doing what is best for the group. It is values like this that have allowed OSI Group to become one of the largest private companies in the world based on revenues. With their influence on so many products it is hard to see OSI losing it’s global influence anytime soon. They should continue to have a major influence on food processing for years to come.