OSI Group serves its customers as a provider of foodservice and retail food brands. The tried and true company was founded in 1902, contributing to years of quality service for its customers.
OSI is a global company. The company consists of 65 facilities in 17 different countries. They employ over 20,000. The global headquarters is located in Aurora, Illinois. The company was originally founded in the Chicago area as a family run meat market and butcher shop by Otto Kolschowsky. The company originally went by the moniker Otto & Sons, USA. It was in 1975 that they became known as OSI.
In 1975 the first expansion outside of the USA happened in Germany. The company has only continued to grow since its founding, with the acquisitions of many other companies and facilities.
OSI has had operations in China for over 20 years. Their presence in that country has grown over time and has 10 facilities in the country. In China, they handle operations with companies such as McDonald’s, Papa John’s, and Subway among others.
OSI offers custom food processing. They deal with meats, vegetables, fruits and other proteins. They work with their customers to make sure customize orders to meet their exact needs. Along with the foods, OSI offers they have a high expertise in food cooking and packaging techniques.
OSI is a very innovative company in the food service world. The company operates test kitchens in every one of their major plants. The company keeps R&D Specialists on staff in every one of their facilities. Their R&D techs come up with their own concepts and ideas or can work off of ideas of their customers.
OSI also keeps a strong focus on quality assurance as well as food safety. The company engages in self-audits to make sure they meet the highest standards in food safety and quality. They hold a high standard as well as a high reputation amongst the food industry in both quality and safety.
OSI is a leader in the food industry, and rightly so. The company has grown from a local meat market to a global success in their over a century experience in food services.