OSI Food Solutions: A Century’s Worth Of Innovation

Innovation can be found in a number of industries, and the foodservice industry is no different. This particular industry is a necessity because it brings so much to the table in terms of food services. OSI Food Solutions is one of the key figures in this field, and it has certainly provided sustenance to millions of people worldwide.

OSI Food Solutions is a global-food processing company that’s based out of Aurora, Illinois. The company got its start as a butcher shop back in 1909, and it provided great tasting meats for its community. As time went on, OSI began to build an impressive clients list from businesses throughout the Midwest. Some of the company’s clients include:

– KFC
– Pizza Hut
– Yum
– Starbucks
– Burger King
– And many more

David McDonald, the president of OSI, has led this team into establishing numerous facilities in the Far East. These facilities just so happen to serve a variety of popular-chain restaurants. McDonald graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. This Iowa-native grew up on a farm, but today he’s heading one of America’s largest private companies. In 2011, OSI Food Solutions was ranked at the 136th position on the Forbes list. This company generated up to $3 billion in revenue. Five years later, OSI was ranked by Forbes at the 58th position as the company generated more than $6 billion in revenue.

Expansion is the key to success. During the ’80s and ’90s, OSI Food Solutions expanded into the Pacific Rim, Europe and South America via joint venture. As of 2018, OSI has partnered with Turosi Foods in Australia. This partnership will allow both companies to work as one unit, which will help to meet the huge demands of the public.

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