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OSI Food Solutions Takes Home A Big Honor In The United Kingdom:

Global food solutions and food processing giant OSI Food Solutions was awarded the Globe of Honour in 2016 by the British Safety Council. The Globe of Honour is a prestigious award bestowed on companies and organizations that demonstrate a commitment to environmental management and sustainability. OSI Food Solutions had to first obtain the lofty 5-Star rating that the British Safety Council requires in order for an organization or company to become eligible to receive the Globe of Honour. The award is a nice addition to the list of recent accomplishments that OSI Food Solutions has garnered in the European market.

The great run that OSI Food Solutions is currently enjoying in Europe started in 2014 with the announcement of a key partnership with British beef processing company Pickstock. This was just the beginning of a good run as 2016 saw OSI Food Solutions gain the rights to British food suppliers Flagship Europe. The company has subsequently been renamed Creative Foods Europe. That same year the Dutch food outfit Baho Food was added to the OSI roster. OSI Food Solutions President and Chief Operating Officer David McDonald called the addition of Baho a huge boost for the OSI brand. The company adds great value to the company’s portfolio and is a huge selling point in the acquisition of new high profile business accounts. 2016 also saw OSI Food Solutions double its chicken production in its Spanish plant located in Toledo. The plant services the Spanish and Portuguese markets which have seen a huge uptick in demand for processed chicken. The doubling of production was made possible by a huge upgrade to the facility’s production line. The processing facility is now producing in excess of 24,000 tons of processed chicken every year.

2016 was an exciting year in other areas for OSI Food Solutions. The company’s distinguished Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, Sheldon Lavin was awarded the prestigious honor the Global Visionary Award. This award is presented on an annual basis by India’s Vision World Academy. It recognizes the accomplishments of individuals who have demonstrated great perseverance and persistence in building great success. Sheldon’s accomplishment of turning OSI Food Solutions into a global leader is celebrated by the receipt of the wonderful honor.

About OSI Food Solutions:

OSI Food Solutions is one of America’s top 100 food organizations. It is a global leader in custom food solutions and food processing. The company operates in 17 countries globally.

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OSI Industries Sees Chicken Meats Double In Spain Facility

OSI Industries grew into the European market with a high capacity processing plant in Spain established in 1990, and it was announced not long ago that they just added new production lines to the facility that doubled its chicken production from 12,000 metric tons to 24,000. The managing director of OSI Spain, José María del Río said that chicken demand has been growing in that region for some time and it was time to add to the existing plant to meet the customer demands in Spain. With this new expansion the company added 20 new jobs to its existing 140 at the plant, and a new product development manager has also come to it. OSI Industries President David McDonald has said the addition will be a big help to OSI Industries’ growth strategies in the region.

OSI Industries has been building its overseas portfolio for over 40 years, but it started out as a regular wholesale company in the midwest. Chicago resident and German immigrant Otto Kolschowsky started this company back in 1909 and grew it from a home-based butcher shop to a marketplace that served many local businesses. It became known as Otto & Sons company in 1926 and it survived all the way through the Great Depression and picked up its first big client in McDonald’s in 1955. At that point the company owners realized they were headed to unprecedented growth like nothing they had ever seen before, and that’s when financial consultant and former investment banking manager Sheldon Lavin came aboard. As Lavin began taking over the company it saw meat sales soar and soon moved with McDonald’s to new regions in South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. OSI Industries is currently ranked number 10 in the meat industry international scale, and number 54 overall in total food processing.

OSI Industries was originally just focused on beef, poultry, pork and fish in their production, but they have become inclusive of vegetable and salad mixes as well as including baked items and pastries. Along with the slicing and dicing tools on their assembly lines and high capacity refrigeration containers, they’ve employed research teams with state-of-the-art equipment for creating and testing new meat entrees. OSI Industries also takes care to make sure their facilities have safety guards and maintain environmental-friendly standards amidst production, and they were given an award by the British Safety Council in recognition of their efforts.

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