Out of all the privately held companies in the US, OSI Food Solutions is a standout. This food provider has been around since the 20th century, and it has evolved into a global enterprise. OSI Food Solutions now has more than 20,000 employees, it has plants in 17 foreign countries, and there are a total of up to 65 facilities. Thanks to have partaken in joint ventures, OSI has been able to expand at an alarming rate. Many of these joint ventures were conducted via mergers. OSI has merged with various farms, processing plants and warehouses from around the globe.
The company produces and sells a long list of foods. This includes flatbread, fritters, ribettes, turkey products, onions, fruits, panini, chicken fried steak, pot roast, chili, salsa, pasta, steak, tomatoes, beans, fresh dough products, meatballs, beef patties, hot dogs and many more. In 2016, OSI Food Solutions made a swift decision to purchase one of Tyson Foods’ facilities. This facility was located on Chicago’s West Side, and it costed over $7 million. Of course, this purchase was completed, and it brought in an additional 200,000 square-feet of space. This actual facility just so happens to be in close proximity with other OSI plants in the area.
OSI Food Solutions has used the process of acquiring stake to increase its overall success. Yes, this was the deal with Flagship Europe and BAHO Food. “We are now able to market our products in other territories,” said David McDonald, president of OSI. This particular food provider has a knack for reinvigorating its acquired businesses by rebranding them. Flagship Europe was actually rebranded into Creative Custom Foods. What more could you ever say about OSI Food Solutions? This American-based food provider will continue to serve mankind with some of the best value-added products in modern-day society.