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OSI Group Wins the Globe of Honour!

The OSI Group, a leader in customized food solutions nationwide has been awarded the Golden Globe of Honour for being eco-friendly. The company that got its start in 1917 originates from Oak Park Illinois. Otto Kolschowsky, a German immigrant created Otto & Sons in 1928. At that point, it was a small-scale quality family meat shop.

The company propelled with the explosion of the upcoming fast-food market. Ray Kroc, Founder, and CEO of McDonald’s Corporation enlisted the family-owned meat market as one of his major meat suppliers of fresh hamburger patties. The two enterprises fostered a lucrative personal and business relationship over the years. In 1973, Otto & Sons elevated their operations process by investing in a meat plant which integrated fast-paced cryogenic technology and patty forming machines. Ray Kroc requested that Otto & Sons become his solitary supplier of meat patties for the flourishing McDonalds Corporation.

Fittingly, Otto & Sons grew as the McDonald’s Corporation expanded across the map. In 1999, the meat processing company commenced with the famous Glenmark brand which falls under conglomerate, Best Chicago Meat Co., LLC. Use of the Glenmark brand furthered OSI’s technology by delivering individually quick frozen burger patty products.

The partnership also brought about the opening of a new state of the art manufacturing facility on the northwest side of Chicago. As the meat processing business evolved, it became increasingly highlighted for its quality and eventually changed its name to OSI Group in 2004. The OSI Group was presented with the Globe of Honour Award in 2016. The illustrious ceremony took place in London. The OSI Group was selected from a count of 18 leading firms that conduct business around the world. The prestigious award focuses on industry standards of excellence for all facets of environmental maintenance and management.

The companies that were vetted underwent a highly rigorous process. The OSI Group established a distinguished reputation by achieving the Globes Honour in 2013 and 2015, and 2016 as of recent. The US company is headquartered in Aurora Illinois, it has a global footprint, and reigns as a leader in delivering fresh, personalized food solutions to fast food and restaurant venues around the world.

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