OSI Group: The Billion Dollar Beef Brand

OSI Group is a food company that provides food services to corporations in multiple continents. The company has grown from its humble roots to having tens of thousands of employees. The company operates facilities in seventeen countries. Their dozens of facilities serve to provide the best quality of meats. This company is more than a food provider but a staple of the American economy and history. This company has evolved from its small immigrant roots to being a dominant player in the world’s food distribution. OSI Group was started by a German immigrant in Chicago. The founding immigrant was merely to try to make a good life for him and his family in the United States. So, he started a meat market. It was suppose to be just small retail shop ran by the family.

The meat market grew so much that the founder and owner had to expand the business operations into the suburbs of Chicago. Eventually, the small meat market got handed down to the founder’s sons. Otto & Sons became the new brand of the business. These sons took the family business to new heights. Decades later Otto & Sons transformed into OSI Group. The company was able to create and produce a quality product at an affordable price. The company was able to create this on a regular basis. This meat is what drew so many people to the small family meat market.

This meat is what would allows OSI Group to transform into a successful company. The company was able to transport the product over long distances, making this the go to supplier for restaurants. The mission and passion that began a meat market still runs deep in OSI Group’s operations. Because of this mission, passion and the vision this brand has grew into a company has added many new products to their lineup. They even have protein and non-meat products they now produce and supply. The food company is working to expand its global influence. The company has already laid the framework of how they will progress into Asia and Europe.