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21 Aug 2017

OSI Group Makes New Acquisitions As Part Of Its Expansionary Strategy  0

OSI Group, which is based in Aurora, Illinois, is a global food supplier that has achieved tremendous success from its business model of expansion and diversification. The company has been producing bacon, meat pies, hot dogs, fish, pizza, and vegetable products. Recently, the privately owned American company that renders its services to retail and food service companies made notable acquisitions to solidify their presence in various regions. According to reports made by the Cook County Recorder of Deeds, OSI acquired the former Chicago-based Tyson Foods company for $7.4 million. When the corporation was acquiring Tyson Foods, the company was experiencing financial difficulties. Tyson Foods had insufficient ability to meet the changing consumer demands in the hospitality industry. Acquisition of the company enabled OSI to strengthen its presence in Chicago.

In 2016, OSI Group acquired Baho Food, a Dutch supplier of fast foods, snacks and deli meats to the retail and food service companies. David McDonald, the president and chief operating officer of OSI Group, said that the acquisition would stabilize their presence in Europe. Baho Food has five affiliations and operates in 18 European countries.

In addition, OSI Group acquired Flagship Europe, the supplier of frozen poultry, pies and sous vide, sauces, dressings, and mayonnaise in the UK. Flagship Europe had also expanded its capabilities by acquiring Calder Foods, a supplier of marinades, fillings, dips, sauces and mayonnaise. David McDonald said that Flagship Europe would boost their presence in the European market while broadening their capabilities to serve the changing demands of customers.

The premier global supplier of value-added food products is among US’s largest privately held companies. OSI Group has broad capabilities of developing outstanding custom foods with a unique supply chain that enables real time distribution. Their products not only fit the specific needs of their customers, but also maximize profitability margins. They run more than 65 facilities in 17 countries. The company has over 20,000 employees globally. They have built a stellar reputation in the food service industry due to their innovative research, exceptional culinary skill and vast industry experience. OSI guarantees continuous improvement and team work with its clients. The success of the company is anchored on its visionary leadership team.

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04 Aug 2017

Reasons To Love OSI Industries  0

Considering this to remain conventional wisdom, the global population continues to grow exponentially. Therfore, the availability of safe food sources remain scarce in numerous parts of the world. Furthermore, nations around the world remain adversely affected by foodborne illnesses such as Ebola and Listeria. For those unaware, Ebola remains a deadly virus founded in the 1970s. However, the virus made a resurgence in 2014 when it claimed the lives of thousands of people in West Africa.

With that being said, companies across the globe have stepped up their efforts to provide general public with safe food to eat. Moreover, these companies remain renowned for their efforts. With that being said, OSI industries remains a perfect example. For those unaware, the company remains highly respected around the world for their superior quality of food products. To expound further, the company remains highly respected for their efforts made within the food industry. Since 1909, the company has established itself as a force to remain reckoned with. Moreover, the company began as a family meat market. However, the company eventually blossomed into a wholesale meat market by the 1920s.

With that being said, the company has remained headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Since its conception, the company remained known for its superior quality of meat. In fact, it captured the attention of McDonald’s. During this time, McDonald’s possessed hundreds of meat suppliers. However, the company eventually made OSI Industries its primary meat supplier. Furthermore, the company officially became known as OSI Industries by the 1970s. In recent news, the company made headlines when it purchased a Tyson food plant. Moreover, the food plant remained located in Chicago, Illinois. The company purchased the food plant for $7.4 million dollars. In order to improve their market share in Europe, the company also purchased Boho Food.

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23 Jul 2017

The Educational Platform of Betsy Devos  0

Betsy Devos began her 30-plus years of business and political success as a student at Calvin College. In the early 1980s, she married billionaire Dick Devos with who she co-founded the WindQuest Group in 1989. The Windquest Group was and is a company that invests heavily in the technology, manufacturing, and clean energy industries. The couple has been incredibly successful leaders of the company, leading it to be one of the leading companies in the world.Devos also an active philanthropist, doing most of this extensive work with her husband through the Dick and Betsy Devos Family Foundation. But most of her philanthropic work has been political with specifically education in mind.

This aspect of her life has been huge since the 70s and has culminated in her recent appointment as the U.S. Secretary of Education. In a recent interview with Philanthropy Roundtable she fleshed out some of her educational ideals and passions. 30 years of work on the subject have not dimmed her passions and ideals; she remains as committed to developing her educational projects as ever. She is convinced that she has enabled vast progress and is equally convinced that much progress will still be made.She is most optimistic about the future her greatest educational passion, School Choice, especially now that she is serving as Secretary of Education directly under Trump, the top guy himself. But that is only one of her many, many concerns in the role.

Of the many other things she will have to do, probably the biggest and most important will be directly overseeing the $1.3 trillion debt program. Even now she is planning and instigating her strategy, a big part of which will involve giving year-round Pell Grants to low-income students. This phase of the plan began deployment on July 1.This system makes everything a lot simpler. In the former system, there were a variety of plans. So many that it often became confusing. Yes, this will make it less complicated which will be a very good thing. But the biggest benefit is that it will save a whole lot of money. Estimates say that the five-year saving could be around $130 million.