Are you in the foodservice business? Do you know where most food servers get their food products from? These are both interesting questions and if you’re thinking about opening a business that serves food, then you should apply some due diligence to the topic at hand. Unless a business has its own food source, it will surely need to have its products shipped for service. This entire logistical-process can be frustrating even to the most seasoned business owners. Have you ever heard of OSI Group? If you haven’t heard, then you’re definitely not the only one who’s in the dark. OSI Group is at the apex of the food service industry thanks to its variety, its ethics and its capabilities. Lets dig a bit deeper below.
OSI Group is a company that’s within a company, and it personifies this notion brilliantly. Though the company is headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, many of its institutions are scattered around the globe. By having its institutions in numerous geographical areas, the company can reach a much broader audience. Poland, Brazil, the Netherlands, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ukraine, Hungary and Japan hosts many of OSI’s facilities. There is a total of 65 facilities, and they actually span across 17 countries. The statistics are amazing and this company is worth billions of dollars. In 2016, Forbes ranked OSI Group as the 58th largest private company in America. Its $6.1 billion in revenue doesn’t seem to hurt at all. The company has steadily climbed the ranks since its birth back in 1909. It has surely withstood the test of time, and it has hundreds of clients that will backup all claims.
By acquiring stake in other similar companies, OSI Group has been able to grow at an alarming rate. OSI has control of BAHO Foods as well as control of Flagship Europe. With these two food service companies that has been brought into the mix, OSI can now extend its services into at least 18 additional countries. Yes, this is business 101 at its finest. As of now, the future is looking really bright as OSI Group will continue to further itself on the scale of success.