The OSI Industries Growth and Diversification
The food manufacturing industry has enormous market demands ranging from the manufacturing bit to the supply chain resolutions highly needed. This requires huge financial resources and high infrastructure for the processes of development, production and distribution.
The OSI industries began as two small obscure family businesses that later joined hands to supply freshly ground beef. Over the years, the industries took off and became a franchise model supplying the ever-growing number of restaurants.
They then transitioned from regional to national and international suppliers providing consistent products. With the pressure to supply gaining momentum, they adopted a technological process of freezing food with nitrogen improving efficiency and affordability. This created new openings for expansion and cost reduction in the food sector.
Its series of development and mutual collaborations in different countries has made OSI industries a global food provider. With more than sixty-five facilities in more than seventeen countries, the industries can deliver custom-made food products and maintains consistency and responsiveness.
The main partner was McDonalds, but with the continued expansion the industries acquired new clients such as Starbucks, Subway and Burger King among others. It also expanded its food production from sausages, bacon and hot dogs to producing poultry products.
OSI industries, over the last decade, have grown into the largest protein products producer including new products like sausages and pizza. It has also diversified to new territories with the Asian market being the most recent.
Current OSI industries’ operations involve producing new and better products through customer feedback services. This enables the company to stay abreast of the needs of the customers since the consumers become sophisticated and knowledgeable about their tastes and preferences.
Safety and quality is an important factor in the food production industry. The OSI industries have integrated new safety techniques as well as partnering with producers to improve the quality of products.
These procedures are also aimed at the environmental effects of food production. This has bagged the industries several awards for their environmental endeavors including the British safety council for exemplary management among others.