OSI Industries is one of the largest food producers and distributors in the world. The company is privately held, and it is based in the United States, and it operates globally, with production facilities around the world. Company headquarters are located in Aurora, Illinois. Founded in 1909, OSI Industries has been serving customers in the food industry for over 100 years. The company employs over 20,000 people. It is on the Forbe’s list of America’s Largest Private Companies.
The Chief Executive Officer of the company is Sheldon Lavin. Mr. Lavin has been expanding the company’s presence in Europe over the last several years. The company produces a full range of meat products, including beef, pork, chicken, and bacon. Additionally, OSI Industries produces vegetables, fish, pizza dough, and more. Its supplies food service companies, fast food chain companies, and retailers. In order to meet the needs of its customers for easy and quick food preparation for the end user, the company provides them with solutions. Ready to serve products such as hamburger patties, chicken fingers, bacon strips, pizza dough, vegetable slices, hot dogs, and more are readily available to customers such as McDonald’s, Subway, Papa John’s, Pizza Hut, and Burger King.
The company operates throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. As production increases in Europe, it will be adding to its current number of 65 facilities in operation. OSI Industries acquired Flagship Europe, among others, to further its expansion in the European market. The Flagship Europe company was a division of the Flagship Food Group, operating out of Denver, Colorado. Sheldon Lavin’s strategic move to acquire Flagship Europe has increased the company’s penetration in Europe, particularly in the UK. Flagship Europe also services food service industry, with a variety of foods and condiments. Products such as sauces, ketchup, mayonnaise, pies, and other like items serve as a valuable source of ancillary product additions to the existing line up of premier foods.