OSI Industries continues to grow as they recently merged their Australian branch with Turi Foods. They will be going by their new name of Turosi Pty Ltd. With the combination of both of the companies’ expertise, it is believed that the merger will create a food-solutions group of world-class quality. The chairman of Turi Foods, Sam Cuteri, is looking forward to the future of the new company that combines Turi and OSI Industries.Turi Foods is based in Victoria and serves specialty chicken retailers, quick service restaurants, as well as supermarkets. OSI Industries is privately owned and serves retail outlets, quick-service restaurants, and foodservice markets throughout the Asia Pacific region.
Both companies have built a powerful reputation among the different companies that they serve and believe that the merger will bring a large amount of potential for significant opportunities.OSI Industries has committed themselves to food production that is sustainable with Sheldon Lavine as their Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. They have been going at the challenges that they have faced in the industry since they were created and have grown to become of the largest food produces around the globe. Lavin was made a partner of OSI Industries in 1975, the year the company changed their name from Otto & Sons.Their primary client, McDonald’s made a request to Sheldon Lavine that the company committed themselves full-time to the fast-food chain.
McDonald’s was about to become a player in the international market and their management knew this at the time, which is why they wanted to make sure that one of the main suppliers of their meat was guided properly. At this point, OSI named Sheldon Lavin as their Chief Executive Officer and Chairman.Today, the OSI Group employees more than 20,000 employees and has facilities in 17 different countries located around the world. According to Forbes in 2016, they ranked 58th on the list of largest private companies and were worth around $6.1 billion. One of the reasons why OSI has been able to sustain their growth is their commitment to technological advancements such as finding new ways to freeze their product in order to keep it fresh.