Osi Group is an international food processing organization. The company lately enlarged its production capacity in Spain. The plant which is known as OSI Food Solution doubled its capacity for production of processed chicken products. The plant also invested in other improvements such as production, security, and storage areas. Since OSI was established, the company has always been devoted to quality customer experience and innovative manufacturing of food products. Moreover, the company is committed to research and development which has made the organization to come up with a test kitchen that will be used for improving foods as well as bring more food items to the market.
The expansion of OSI Food Solution Spain is connected to the increasing demand for chicken products in Portugal and Spain. The demand rates have gone so high in the recent years and are expected to rise even more soon. The expansion project took place in Toledo and cost the company 17 million euros to complete. After the project came to an end, the production of chicken products increased from 12,000 tons to 24,000 tons every year. This brings the total meat production to 45,000 tons each year.
The new production facility also created an extra space of about 22,600 square feet. The additional space has allowed for the construction a of new:
- Storage areas
- Production hall
- Service areas
- Receiving and shipping areas
- Waste container storage refrigerated rooms
- Social lounge for workers
In addition to this, the plant has also received a test kitchen that will help in improved product development as well as better cater to the demands and needs of the growing client base. The production line has also promoted the local economy by creating new 20 job positions.
OSI Group’s chief operating officer and the president is David McDonald. David has worked for OSI for over 30 years. David McDonald joined the organization in 1987 immediately after graduating from Iowa State University. He graduated with a degree in Animal Science. Under the leadership of David McDonald, the OSI Group has won several awards such as International Safety Award. David McDonald is married to Melinda, and they are blessed with six children.