OSI Food Solutions is one of America’s Top 100 Food Companies. With more than 60 facilities in 16 countries this Aurora, Illinois based business is a $6 billion dollar company and growing. OSI has decided to purchase Flagship Europe, Baho Foods and a former Tyson Food Plant. The purchasing of these companies are really strengthening their presence and position in the marketplace and giving them access to new clients and global markets. Growing a company results in producing more product and with the demand of chicken growing they must accommodate.
OSI Food Solutions is the largest privately owned producer of meat products. Producing meats such as beef, pork, chicken, bacon ect…keeps the company very busy worldwide. With the steady increase in chicken demands OSI Food Solutions are having to double its production. The Spain location has undergone an explanation renovation adding 20,000 square feet and production line that will make it possible for the facility to accommodate high demands. In previous years this factory produced about 12,000 tons of chicken and now will be able to produce 24,000 tons.
OSI Food Solutions has purchased a former Tyson plant in Chicago. OSI already has over 60 facilities in 16 countries but with demand on the rise made this $7.4 million dollar purchase. This 200,000 square foot location being near an existing facility will help meet the vastly growing company to produce more product.
Along with purchasing the Tyson plant OSI Food Solutions has acquired Dutch company that specializes in deli meats, convenience foods snacks called Baho Foods. OSI is strategizing to make its European market strong by also buying Flagship Europe. Flagship Europe provides frozen poultry, sous vide products and pies in the UK. The UK based supplier Calder Foods was acquired by Flagship Europe to extend its presence in the food-to-go sector. Calder Foods provides sandwich fillings, marinades, sauces, mayonnaise and dips so now OSI has their hand in all sides of the food world.
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