Significant Growth of OSI Group

OSI Group was opened in 1909 where it was given the name Otto & Sons. It began as a little butcher as well as meat shop. It was opened in Chicago suburbs. In the year 1955, this firm gained a distinction since quickly it was selected and given the responsibility of supplying the first restaurant of McDonald’s with ground beef. Ray Kroc started this restaurant. While OSI was still running under the Otto & Sons name, the business managed to launch a plant in West Chicago in the year 1973. This plant was committed to the production of beef for the MacDonald’s restaurant.

In 1975 the name of the firm was transformed to OSI Industries. Before the end of the 1970s, the firm extended to Utah and later to Germany and still serving the business of McDonald’s. The OSI continued to expand, and in 1980 it spread to Austria, Brazil, Taiwan also to Spain. OSI was able to gain a presence throughout the 1990s in the Philippines as well as Mexico and other many European countries. Currently, the OSI group has more than 65 facilities, and they are located in 17 countries. Apart from the meat products, OSI makes snack foods as well as condiments. OSI has the ability to employ approximately 20,000 people all over the world. Over the years, this firm has obtained a lot of awards for sustaining health as well as safety standards.

The headquarter of OSI Group is in a place known as Aurora in Illinois. OSI registers a significant growth each year. In the last decade, OSI has grown significantly and become a leader in the production of the value-added protein products such as pizza, sausage, and hamburger patties. The international extension more so in China and Europe is still at the top while a lot of products have come through the banner of OSI Group including the non-meat products. In the year 2010, OSI established a new beef production firm in Japan, extending further to reach its operations of Asia-pacific. In 2012, OSI managed to launch two novel facilities in India one in a place called Punjab and the other one in Bangalore.

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Mina Ebrahimi: Love What You Do And Who You Do It With

An Iranian immigrant, Mina Ebrahimi is no stranger to hard work. At the age of 11, she started working with her parents at their family bakery. In 1999, at the age of 26, she started her own corporate catering business: Saint Germain Catering. With a passion for cooking, the desire to make events memorable, and an overall drive to spread joy to others, Mina Ebrahimi took Saint Germain Catering from a startup company and turned it into a full service catering business.

Even today she still attends seminars on cuisine, decorating and design, and overall technique. After 20 years, Mina Ebrahimi continues to oversee the daily operations of her business. She wakes up around 1:00 a.m. ready to make the best of the day and to make her company’s best better. She relies heavily on her creativity to keep coming up with innovative, unique ideas and turn them into reality. Persistence, dedication and hard work have all played an integral part in the success of Saint Germain Catering. Believing in yourself and those around you is the key along with a love for what you do and those you do it with.

The success of Saint Germain Catering has allowed Mina to contribute to society in an even greater capacity. One of the only interventional radiology veterinarian programs in the United States, The Jack-Ebrahimi Program, was founded by her. Mina’s sponsorship of The Penn Vet Working Dog Center produced animals that are able to detect ovarian cancer. She also assists with Operation Homefront, an organization dedicated to helping disabled military personnel.

She has also been awarded several distinguished honors: 2010 – Top 40 Under 40; 2012 – Smart CEO Brava Award Winner; 2014 – Enterprising Woman of the Year. Achieving all of this before the age of 40 is no small accomplishment. I am sure we will all be reading more about Mina Ebrahimi in the near future!!!

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