OSI group is an international American company popular for meat processing. Its main headquarters are located in Aurora, Illinois in the USA. The group was first established as a family meat market by Otto Kolschowsky, a German immigrant, in 1909 at Illinois. Later on, Otto expanded his business into a wholesale meat trade which forced him to relocate to Maywood. Since then, the company grew and was known as Otto and sons for several years. It has grown over the years to the famously known OSI group partnering with the largest food companies in the world.

The company has been seen to have a good record of more than 65 facilities in 17 countries. OSI group now supplies products such as bacon, sausage, pork, seafood, poultry, beef, vegetables, cheese and cheese products as well as fruits among others. Since the opening of OSI in 1909, the group has remained passionate about meeting the demands of its customers. This explains why most of the world’s leading food companies highly recommend OSI as the top global food provider.

In addition to this, the group also has a commitment to sustaining a working environment that and appreciates employees. OSI believes that the motivation of employees is what leads to the overall success of the company. This is why they give their employees chances to seek innovative solutions and hopefully make a difference. The group gives employees a chance to learn and grow their full potential and at the same time learn to work as a team. OSI employees are also privileged to have initiatives such as Women’s Food Service Forum (WFF) and financial sponsorship of student attendance to the annual Minorities in Agriculture.

In Drapers’ Hall, London 2016, OSI received the award for Globe of Honor. This award was given to OSI as a result of the group’s dedicated efforts in coming up with environmental risk management strategies. They are known to improve the industrial environment by setting annual targets. They then monitor the targets and control them actively using their key performance measurement system. In OSI Europe, a ‘Green Purchasing’ system defines the responsibilities the responsibilities and procedures of procurement. This efficiently ensures the environmental sustainability of procured goods and services and promotes environmentally conscious suppliers. In conclusion, other than the Globe of Honor award, the group has received a lot of awards over the years delivering food solutions internationally.