On November 25, 2016, OSI Food Solutions was among 18 recipients of the 2016 British Safety Councils Awards at a function in Drapers’ Hall London. The Global of Honor award recognizes the companies and organizations that observe strict environmental management processes in their operations. OSI Food Solutions is among many companies that put in place strict strategies that ensure perfect environmental management in its 65 facilities in 17 countries. Each company that received the award completed and passed the management audit scheme done by the British Safety Council between August 2015 and July 2016 by achieving a rating of five stars. The panelists overseeing the process were satisfied that these companies excelled in their environmental management practices starting from the shop floors to their office boardrooms.
The Award winning company OSI Food Solutions made tremendous achievement by making total sales of $6.1 billion in the same year. The results put the company at position 58 in the Forbes list of Top 100 companies in America. The company made outstanding efforts to increase its sales in that year. Among the steps that the company took include merging and acquiring like-minded companies to enhance the smooth supply of its products that so the rise of sales in a significant way. Among the successful acquisitions was the deal between the company and Baho Foods. The Dutch-based company specialized in deli meat, snacks, dips and other foods that made it qualify to collaborate with OSI. Additionally, the company has subsidiaries in the Netherlands and Germany that boosted the sales of OSI n 2016. The five subsidiaries serve 18 countries that mean the process opened a new market to OSI Food Solutions.
Another acquisition that also targeted the European market involved Flagship Europe in the same year. The company made and more expansion efforts in different regions globally apart from Europe. However, the company also upgrades the current plants to boost production like in the case of its Toledo Spain plant. The company upgraded the plant to improve the supplies for the rising demand for its products in Spain and Portugal. The production of the facility doubled to 24,000 tons annually from 12,000 tons. The facility that specializes in other products like beef and pork products made an increase in total production to 45,000 tons annually.