OSI Food Solutions continues to be ranked as one of the leading providers for processing meats worldwide. The company continues to receive numerous awards yearly for their contribution to the food industry. In 2018 they won twelve medals during the world steak challenge; the event attracted hundreds of meat connoisseurs. There steaks had to compete against hundreds of steaks from around the world, from 22 different countries.
The company is currently led by chairman and CEO Sheldon Lavin. With Mr. Lavin’s leadership the company has continued to experience spectacular growth, he also strives to create an environmentally friendly and sustainable food production industry. This has led to them winning countless awards, which include the Global Visionary Award, The Globe of Honour Award by the British Safety Council, The Green Business Award, and the North American Meat Institute Award, for their safety, efficiency, and profitability. The North American Meat Institute provides companies guidance and assistance for meat packers. The institute’s members produce the majority of meat products in the United States. Sheldon Lavin joined the company in 1975; with his commitment he has made OSI Solutions one of the largest food companies in the industry.
OSI Food Solutions currently employ well over twenty-thousand people. Forbes lists them the 58th largest privately owned company in the world. With annual sales of six billion, the company continues to serve food and service industries internationally. The company continues to expand its global influence on the food industry.
In 2016, they invested 17 million to increase their production operations in Spain. They managed to nearly double their processed chicken production, to twenty-four-thousand tons annually. In addition, they also process nearly twenty-thousand tons of beef and pork. The plant offers nearly twenty-two-thousand square feet to incorporate their large work force. The expansion will allow them to incorporate new products, and expand their growth. In 2016,
OSI Food Solutions expanded their empire by acquiring the Dutch Food Company Baho Foods. Baho Foods was a manufacturer mainly of deli meats and convenience foods. By adding Baho Foods to their portfolio gives OSI Food Solutions a broader presence in Europe and continues to straighten their capabilities. Baho foods operate processing plants throughout Western-Europe. You can find Baho Food products in over 18 countries. Baho Foods managing director, John Balvers is very excited about the merger; all of the former staff at Baho Food will be retained. With their combined strengths, OSI Food solutions will help provide them the support and strategy that will help ensure their continued economic growth.