OSI Group is one of the America’s largest private companies and its headquarters are in Aurora Illinois. Otto Kolschowsky founded it in 1909 as a meat market in Chicago. It was previously known as Otto & Sons, and McDonald’s restaurants were one of their largest customers following their opening in 1955. It opened its first high volume meat plant in the year 1975. OSI Group is a global leader in supplying value-added protein items to retail brands, and food services in the over 50 facilities that it operates in 17 countries. It has several offices in the three zones it operates in, that is Americas, Europe, Asia/Pacific/India.
OSI Group has eight factories in China and is set to add two more poultry processing plants in the country where it has operated for 20 years. Some of the major clients of OSI in the largest growing consumer market are McDonald’s, Starbucks, Burger King, Saizeriya, Subway, Papa John’s and Yum. It has a frozen food processing plant in India where they manufacture vegetable products for quick service restaurants. The Geneva plant produces branded and private label frozen entrees. In Hungary, the company’s plant processes chicken products. It has acquired a private Dutch company, Baho Food which manufactures meat products for food services and serves over 18 countries from its plants in Netherlands and Germany.
OSI Group LLC has earned a reputation for delivering food solutions to its global customers. It offers breakfast, lunches, snacks, side dishes, entrees and desserts. Such products include bacon, hot dogs, specialty sausages, cooked beef and pork, raw chicken, cooked beef patties, pizza and dough products and breakfast sausages. Other products sandwich assembly, fully processed chicken, kettle and smoked products that included soups and stews and vegetable products. The company monitors how the products are grown through being actively involved with the agriculture suppliers on Forbes.
How and what has enabled the company to stay at the top? It has an international network and the global partners allow it to deliver customized solutions after understanding the consumer’s needs. Strong partnership with suppliers, customers and employees has seen the company operate as a family and helped it progress in achieving a common goal. Embracing innovative technology has accelerated OSI Group growth as they work hand in hand with processing equipment manufacturers to improve technology. They have the best and latest technology, and their machines are even able to detect any foreign particles.
The company is passionate about turning client’s dreams into reality. It is a result oriented company with talented and motivated staff who work hard to deliver any promise made to the customers. Safety is their priority, and thus delivery of value has earned it trust and confidence from leading brands. Client satisfaction is paramount and therefore safeguarding a reputation has enabled it to stay at the top. It is committed to improving products and services and is consistent in delivering leading-edge products. The company adds new methods and equipment to all its facilities so that they can enhance capabilities and expertise to remain at the top in the food industry.
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New York City is well known for having one of the best food scenes in the world. While the city is full of five-star restaurants owned by some of the best chefs in the world, it is sometimes the more casual snacks that get the most attention. New York is definitely used to the newest trends in snack foods, which have recently included the cronut and coffee in a cone. According to a recent news article (http://www.cntraveler.com/stories/2016-08-10/the-mufgel-is-the-latest-nyc-food-craze) the mufgel could be the most popular culinary craze of all.
The mufgel is a delicious morning snack that is a cross between a muffin and bagel, which has helped anyone decide on the perfect breakfast. The mufgel, which has started popping up in bakeries all over the city over the past few weeks, was first introduced to the city in early July.
While it has rapidly increased in popularity, the snack has some interesting roots behind it. The snack was initially discussed as a joke on a popular New York City morning news program. Initially, it was considered a joke to poke fun at the recent craze of snack foods in the city. However, one bakery in Brooklyn decided that they wanted to take the idea to the next level. The popular Bagel Store in Brooklyn, which is owned by baker Scott Russilo, was the first to unveil the bagel. Overall consumer reports of the snack have been favorable. Many have stated that the mufgel looks like a bagel, but actually tastes quite a bit like a muffin. While it was initially only released for a temporary time, there is a good chance that the bakery could add it to the permanent menu.
The recently opened and much buzzed about Kellogg’s NYC cereal restaurant is already attracting tons of business from tourists. In a recently published article on Eater, a number of families visiting New York from all over the country said they wanted to experience a hot food trend while in the city. Even though regular bowls cost $7.50 a pop and cereal sundaes are $8.50, the visitors claimed they didn’t mind paying for the experience and felt the price was comparable to breakfast at other restaurants in the area.
Kellogg’s NYC doesn’t just serve up plain bowls of cereal, it serves nostalgia. Milk Bar chef Christina Tosi whips up breakfast concoctions containing fruit, nuts, chocolate chips, marshmallows, ice cream, Pop Tart chunks and more. You can choose one of a long list of cereal creations or customize with add-ons for an extra fee. Kellogg’s marketing guru Andrew Shripka claims that cereal sales are down, so serving up cereal creations is a way to encourage customers to recreate them at home later.
The restaurant tries to evoke childhood memories with brick interior, chalkboard walls, plastic cereal box prizes, and kid-friendly favorites like Froot Loops. Even the service process is nostalgic. Customers open up fire engine red cabinet doors to reveal brown paper grocery bags containing their treats. This is supposed to evoke memories of grocery shopping and bringing home cereal boxes.
In January 2015, OrganoGold instituted a program to expand its operations, which saw it open a new branch in Turkey. Globally, OrganoGold operate in over 39 countries, and they continue to grow rapidly. The company is thriving under the management of Bernardo Chua, who is the founder and CEO of the enterprise. According to the CEO, the opening of the Turkey branch is testimony that OrganoGold is expanding and becoming a likeable brand. Turkey is a strategic office for them, for it plays a unifying their branches based in Africa, Europe and Asia. It provides an opportunity for them to serve their clients and numerous distributors better.
As the CEO of OrganoGold, Bernardo Chua has struggled to ensure that their products continuously resolved the consumer needs, which generate revenue for the company. Their coffee products cater for the active lifestyles of consumers. He has been able to fast-track the company’s success using network marketing concept. Bernard has received many awards in the past, for his generous contribution in the industry. One such award was Napoleon Hill Foundation Gold Medal. He has revolutionized the multilevel marketing concept.
The decision by Bernardo Chua to venture into Turkey is strategic because it has a history of being the first country to set up a coffee shop in the 15th Century. Therefore, it means the people of Turkey have a culture of taking coffee enshrined in them, thus proving a real market for their product. Therefore, to remain relevant, OrganoGold have to give high-quality products that will be competitive. Bernardo Chua believes that his products are more than just coffee products. They are produced with the health of consumers in mind hence making them superior products.
The demand for OrganoGold’s products in Turkey is as a result of the lifestyle of the people in that Country. They have active lifestyles that require that they often take stimulants like coffee, for sustaining their activities. Holton Buggs, who is the Executive Vice President in charge of International Sales and marketing, says they are committed to providing the Turkey market with products that meet their needs.
OrganoGold’s products offer health benefit derived from Ganoderma, which is a mushroom of Chinese origin. Medical practitioners believe it is one of the best-ranked herbs in the world. They even say that continued intake will result in a healthy body and prolonged life span.