OSI Group is a food processing, distribution and manufacturing company. They are headquartered in Aurora, Illinois which is in the Chicago metro area. The company was originally founded in 1909 as a family owned and operated meat packing and slaughtering business.
Today, OSI Group is among the top 100 private businesses in terms of annual revenue per year, according to Forbes Magazine. OSI now has meat packing, food processing and manufacturing overseas as well. China, the United Kingdom and Germany are now home to OSI Group subsidiaries, plants and business offices.
The OSI Group can provide custom food solutions. This can include providing customized food packing solutions and the use of preservatives to enhance the shelf life of food products. OSI Group is also involved in food research and development to create better food products for customers and businesses. For restaurants, cafes, and supermarkets OSI can also help fulfill food supply chains. This can involve supplying, delivering and storing produce, meat and ready made products for consumers.
Food process engineering is also done at OSI Group. This involves using state of the art technology to improve the food processing and manufacturing process. For example, advances in engineering can help packaged foods to be better marked, tagged and ultimately tracked. This can lead to better and more effective distribution of food items. The OSI Group is at the front in leading advances in food process engineering and quality assurance procedures.
Many foods are processed and manufactured at OSI Group facilities. Ready made food products such as chicken nuggets, salamis, soups, salsas, tofu and patties are made by the company. Raw foods such as ground meats, steaks, burgers, ribs and cuts of meat are also processed by the company. The company also creates items such as breads, dough and crusts for ise by sandwich shops and pizzerias.
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