OSI Group is one of the world’s largest foods processing company. The company is recognized globally as a leader in its innovative food processing solutions and products. As such, the company supplies beef, poultry, seafood dough, vegetables, fruits, as well as bacon and sausage based products. OSI Group Acquires Flagship Europe.
Acquisition of Baho Foods
Though headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, it has branches and offices in various parts of the world including China, Germany, and the United Kingdom. In its expansion drive, OSI recently acquired Baho Foods, a Dutch company that specializes in the manufacture of deli meats, convenience foods, and snacks. OSI’s acquisition of Baho Food will boost the company’s expansion goals in Europe with Baho Food’s five subsidiaries anticipated to play a significant role.
According to OSI’s president and CEO, Baho Food’s operations, plants, and products complement OSI’s present production processes and broaden its capability in the delivery of services that continue to delight its customers. Baho Food has its center of operations and processing plants in Germany and the Netherlands. Baho’s subsidiaries include Henri van de Bilt, Gelderland Frischwaren, Bakx Foods, Vital Convenience, and Q Smart Life with a clientele base in 18 European countries.
OSI Group Achievements
Being a successful company, OSI was ranked 39th among the top 100 Food and Beverage Companies. The ranking is derived by comparing each company’s sale of consumer goods processed in Canadian and US processing plants. In 2016, the British Safety Council awarded the prestigious Globe of Honor Award and the Sword of Honor to OSI Food Solutions, UK. As such, the company was among 61 finalists who won awards at the Globe Honor and Sword of Honor awards. The awards recognize and celebrate businesses that excel in health, safety, and environmental management activities.
About OSI Group
The company began its operations in 1909 under the name Otto Kolschowsky Meat Market, later changing its name to Otto & Sons in 1928. In 1975, Otto & Sons changed its name to the OSI Group or OSI Industries. Since 1909, the company maintains its unwavering commitment to satisfying the demand of its clients. OSI Group proudly attributes its success to the loyalty and dedication of its customers in choosing the company as their favorite processed foods company.