OSI Group McDonalds has grown into a fully Global, privatize corporation which has ties to one of the largest restaurant chains in the entire Globe: McDonalds. It started out with a couple of German immigrants in the Chicago area who were proficient Meat Distributors that made meat for a burgeoning McDonald’s at its youth, in Des Plaines, Illinois, under the leadership of Ray Kroc. As McDonald’s grew, so did OSI Group McDonalds. And now currently, David McDonald who is the Chief Operating Officer of OSI Group McDonalds has spent a great deal of time laying the foundation for OSI Asia, which carefully integrates the Taiwanese and Chinese culture into the supply chain for some of the meat products in the Asiatic and Pacific areas. More about of OSI Group McDonalds at Forbes
On top of all of this, In 1975 the now CEO of OSI Group McDonalds Sheldon Lavin changed the name from Otto and Sons in order to become more globally available and professional in appearance. This move, in combination with entering other world markets besides North America, have propelled this group to the top of the food chain (literally). But family is also a large Focus for OSI Group McDonalds, as stated by David McDonald himself (who got a degree in animal Sciences from Iowa State University after growing up on a farm his entire life). “It is important to note that, within OSI, we value family. Our people and our customers are viewed as family. The products that we make should be good enough to serve to our respective families proudly.”
In terms of European food market acquisition, this private company has been able to acquire the Baho group out of the Netherlands, and the Creative Foods Europe group as well. These key acquisitions were paramount in the growth of European markets for the group.