OSI Food Solutions has in the past few years been expanding its business to various part of the globe. The expansion has been necessitated by the increase in demand for products. There has been an expansion of business both in the domestic and international markets. In the domestic market, the company purchased a food plant that was formerly owned by Tyson Foods. The 220,000 square feet plant will boost production of food products for its local market.
In the international arena, there has been an increase in its production capacity in Spain where they have a plant in Toledo. The plant has increased its production of chicken products from 12,000 tons to 24,000 tons. With this expansion, the company hopes to meet the demand that is expected to up in coming years. In the past one decade, statistics show growth in the demand for chicken products in the region. It used to grow at about 6 percent, but in the last three years, demand has increased to 8 percent.
OSI Food Solutions has made the expansion plan in anticipation of the growth in demand in coming days. The facility has been expanded taking into account sustainability of the project. The new facility is now consuming less power by over 20 percent which goes to show that OSI Foo Solutions is after making environmentally friendly methods of production.
OSI Food Solutions has received an award from the British Safety Council in 2017. The award was the International Safety Award. This is an award given to a company that shows commitment to health management and safety of food products. OSI Food Solutions UK has received the award numerous times since it has consistently worked on improving its operations over the years. Since 2006, this was the 11th time that they were winning the award.
The company has also been expanding its operations through various acquisitions especially in Europe. The company has acquired Flagship Europe and Baho Foods- both European companies. The aim is to make OSI products available in many parts of Europe. OSI Company is under the leadership of CEO Sheldon Lavin and President David McDonald.
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