OSI group is an international company which has been recognized as a leader in today’s food industry. It originally began as a small butcher shop in Chicago, and eventually would become one of the primary regional meat suppliers for McDonalds. OSI group is recognized worldwide and operates out of more than sixty five locations in seventeen countries. They employ over twenty thousand individuals and are estimated to have a net worth of 6.1 billion dollars. The company’s founder David McDonald cultivated his love of food while growing up on a farm. He went on to study animal science and eventually became COO of OSI group. He remains committed to his Alma Mater Iowa State where he continues to contribute to the University’s agricultural department. Both of his children currently attend the university.
OSI group has continued their expansion by recently merging with Turi foods in Australia. Turi foods supplies grocery stores, restaurants, local butcher shops and retailers with poultry. They are well known as one of the largest poultry suppliers in Australia. The two brands shared a similarity in culture as both are responsible for supplying poultry to the same kind of clientele. Leaders of both organizations are confident that the combined expertise of the two companies with strengthen both organizations. While the merger will certainly lead to some changes for the organizations, it seems that much of the operation will remain the same. Both companies will continue operates directly from their local plants in Geelong, Victoria and Thomastown. They will also continue their various operations within Victoria and across the rest of Australia. To know more about OSI Group click here.
David Mcdonald is confident that the two brands have built an outstanding reputation with their clients. He feels that the merger will spur innovation and will allow both OSI group and Turi to excel.