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OSI Group McDonalds: a lead in the food supply industry

OSI Group McDonalds is an American based company. The international headquarters of OSI is situated in Aurora, Illinois. Originally it was established by a German immigrant namely Otto Kolschowsky, who initiated it with a small family meat market. Company deals in the processing of meat and paying its services at retailers and food industries. Business was extended to wholesale meat rate in 1917. Earning local repute led to the selection of name which was Otto and Sons. With the opening of first McDonald’s in 1955 by Ray Kroc, the supply of fresh ground beef patties was done by Otto and Sons, presently known as OSI Group McDonalds. These names were changed in 1975. The company, at present, has so grown up that it offers its services over 65 facilities in 17 countries.

OSI Group McDonalds is best known for its quality and fresh meat supply. They have maintained high quality standards and some high authorities have recognized it. In 2016, the company was awarded the Globe of Honor by the British Safety Council. It was given on the basis of their excellent management of environmental risks. Because of its continuously growing, innovating, and evolving nature, the Group was listed amongst one of America’s top 100 food companies. The company utilizes modern technology based machinery which helps in creating products that are exceptional in nature. It processes meat in both raw and cooked form. Fresh and frozen options are also available. OSI Group McDonalds also specializes in grinding and meat shaping techniques. Packaging options are no less. Recently, they have incorporated Baho food as well.

In the perspective of finances, Forbes listed it as America’s 136th largest private company in 2011, based on annual revenues of $3 billion. Five years later, in 2016, OSI ranked 58th on the Forbes list of largest private companies, at $6.1 billion. This year, the BSC, at the International Safety Awards gave the Group an award of merit. Resources, processing plants, facilities, standard quality products along with their global connections add a lot to make OSI Group McDonalds a boss in the food supply industry.

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