When researching any big company or corporation today, you can find what you need to know online via sites that track that companies services and their history. In fact, there is a wide range of information on the Internet that will tell people who search for this data the following: the date that the company was started, who was the founder and where it was located when it launched its first product or services.
Having said that, as of recent, it is very interesting to track information on OSI Group and any associated information that has been published about the company’s history. Because of its recent acquisitions across the globe, it is always interesting to know where this corporation got is the initial start. In fact, just like OSI group and other companies in the same industry, its beginning is very interesting since it has an astounding reputation that begins in 1909. With this in mind, here are 3 facts that everyone should know about this company.
Small Neighborhood Meat Market
Ironically, even though this Group has approximately 20,000 employees in at least 17 countries across the globe now, it was started in a small neighborhood in Illinois as a family meat market. The father of this family was Otto Kolschowsky, who was a German immigrant that had arrived 2 years prior to open up the business in 1909. While this family’s meat market started small, it had a huge reputation for providing quality meat to its customers. It is also important to note that theis family business was called Otto & Sons in the year 1928 before the company was named OSI Group.
Food Group Company Won Global Honor in 2016
Due to the quality of the meat, its operations and the brand name companies that it supplied its services to, this company also grew at astounding rates. This is because of several key factors including the company specializing in supplying fresh meat and quality services at all times. This company is also known for helping to usher a new innovative way of preserving the meat that they supplied. With the use of cryogenics in its preservation processes, it has evolved into a company that has been asked to provide services to customers like McDonald’s and other popular fast food restaurant chain. As of recent, this meat company has received a global honor that sets it up above other reputable meat companies in the industry. The name of the award is called the Globe of Honor 2016, which was presented by the British Safety Council.
Recently Purchased Bahoo Food in an Acquisition
Even though this family meat company has grown steadily over the years, they are still quite proud of the efforts that they are making and the strides that they are achieving. Specifically, when it comes to the acquisition of Bahoo Food and the purchase of the Tyson Food Plant. Both of which helps OSI group and its employees to expand into new areas globally.