The OSI Group through its subsidiary of OSI Food Solutions recently acquired a new facility thus increasing the operations in the chicken production. The OSI Food Solution in Spain which operates in Toledo made innovations in chicken processing.
The firm introduced the new high capacity production line which increased the annual chicken production to 24,000 tons of chicken products. This is twice what the OSI Group produced previously. The latest expansion move of the OSI Food Solutions Spain aims at increasing the chicken, beef and pork products.
The expansion is set to cater for the rise in the demand for chicken products both in Spain and Portugal. The new building with the production line is set to meet the changing needs of the consumers. The facility is also inclusive of refrigerated rooms catering for waste container storage, employee lounge, supply storage unit and shipping and receiving units and a fully catered for production hall.
The OSI president, David McDonald, commented that the expansion plan is set to increase the firm’s portfolio of products. It is also seen to increase the growth of the food service and the retail account services.
Another major responsibility that the OSI Group is paying attention to is sustainability in its operations with regard to the environment. The firm has shown a vested interest in sustainability depicted through the expansion project in liaison with the European Agricultural Guarantee Fund. The efforts by the OSI have also been recognized by the Chambers of Commerce.
Sheldon Lavin is the acting CEO of the OSI Group. He has been with the firm for over four decades. He has witnessed the consistent growth of the firm from supplying to one client to operating on a global scale with many clients.
David McDonald hails as the Chief Operating Officer of the OSI Group. He has been involved in different roles in the firm, making him gain pivotal experience when it comes to the international business area.
Due to their visionary approach to business, Mr. Sheldon Lavin was awarded the Global Visionary Award. Among other accolades attained by the OSI includes the recent 2017 International Safety Award awarded by the British Safety Council.
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