American-owned food service industry giant the OSI Group has been offering customers throughout the United States and all around the world a wide array of high quality products and services for over 100 years. The company started as a family meat market located in Oak Park, Illinois, grew to provide quality meats to restaurants and supermarket throughout the state and eventually became a primary source for meat patties for the McDonald’s fast food chain as they spread throughout the country. When Sheldon Lavin took over the company in the 1980s, the OSI Group began expanding internationally.
Today, through its facilities throughout North, South and Central America, Asia, Western and Eastern Europe and Australia, the OSI Group provides a wide variety of products and services. That includes providing products for sale under its own brand as well as co-packing them for other major companies and private label brands. The company has also become a global food processing juggernaut with millions of retail and food service industry customers worldwide. The OSI Group not only offers meat products, but fish, poultry, dough, pizza, fruit and vegetable products as well.For the past 20 years, the OSI Group has maintained a major presence in China. The company provides meat, dough and vegetable products for McDonalds, Subway, Starbucks, Papa John’s Pizza, Pizza Hut and countless other Western fast food companies with operations in China.
The OSI Group now has 10 poultry processing facilities in China and is the countries largest processor of poultry products. The company also recently opened a major food processing facility in India. One of the things that sets the OSI Group apart is their ability to create products designed to meet the specific tastes of people from diverse cultures.The OSI Group also provides research and development services and creates custom food products designed to meet the exact specifications of the companies they serve. They then manufacture, package and deliver those innovative new products to their business partners and consumers all around the globe. Another service The OSI Group provides is creating solutions to common manufacturing and supply chain issues many companies face. Many companies rely on their expertise to enable them to deliver the products their clients need in a timely manner to markets located in a variety of countries.These days, the OSI Group is more than simply a food processing company. They also offer many essential business services.