OSI Group is a global food processing company headquartered in Aurora Illinois. Founded in 1909, the company for the first time celebrated its 20 years in China since the opening of its Beijing branch in 1992. The celebration was held on September 12, 2012. Since the opening of its food processing in Beijing, the company has been supplying McDonald’s with food. OSI China wants to expand its leadership position in China to serve the nation’s ever-growing demand for protein and other foods.
In the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008, OSI China supplied the event with over 113 tons of different products including chicken, pork, beef, eggs and dehydrated onions. The products were highly appreciated by McDonald’s and the Olympic Committee as there were no complaints on the foods supplied. OSI China is a renowned supplier in China and has been for a long time been supplying food to many food outlets such as McDonald’s, Saizeriya, Starbucks, Yum, Papa John’s, Burger King and Subway.
With the growing Chinese economy, means more growth for OSI China. The company operates eight facilities in the country, and there are two more under construction. OSI Group is the largest poultry producer in the Chinese economy. During its 20 years celebration, the company also opened the ground for the construction of a mega processing plant in Henan province.
In a statement about the importance of the Chinese market, OSI Group President, David McDonald says that China is their real focus and the reasons they read about every day. He also adds that it continues to be the largest ever-growing market in the world with the power of the population and a growing consumption power. David McDonald OSI Group also explains how offering more to its customers is important. He says it is not limited to production capacity but involves product development also.
About David McDonald
David McDonald is the President and Chief Operating Officer of OSI Group, LLC. He has been with the company since 1987 up to date. He has Animal Science degree from Iowa State University. McDonald also attended Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity. He is also the chairman of North American Meat Institute.
Learn more about David McDonald: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVg1u76ilKs.