Category: Global Food Service

OSI Industries Provides Quality Food Products Worldwide

OSI Industries manufactures food products at facilities located in the U.S., Canada and in over 17 other foreign countries. If you have dined at McDonald’s, Pizza Hut, or Subway, then you have experienced quality products from OSI.

Mr. David McDonald is leading this international food service company as its Chief Operating Officer and President. David McDonald grew up in Iowa and graduated from Iowa State University with a bachelor’s degree in animal science.

Under his innovative skills and years of experience, David McDonald has recently expanded OSI into China. This expansion has touted OSI as the first joint-venture into China as a wholly-owned foreign company.

The OSI Industry continues to receive various national and international awards honoring the company for its energy sustainability efforts, its operating safety procedures, its healthy environmental solutions, air and waste emission safety protocols, and its animal welfare solutions.

No matter where OSI operates, their facilities include state-of-the-art equipment, modern testing kitchens, and OSI increases the country’s economic status by providing new job opportunities for the citizens.

It has always been OSI Industries’ principles to create a partnership with a region’s local farms and agricultural centers to make sure that the food products manufactured by OSI are of the highest quality.

OSI’s smart acquisitions of large food manufacturing plants, private brand named labels, and varied packaging contracts, has made the company one of the largest global food service production companies in the world.

OSI Industries is a $6 billion company and one of the largest privately-held company in the world. It has a rich history beginning in 1909 where Otto Kolschowsky created its existence from a Chicago butcher shop and later the founding of the fast-food chain – McDonald’s.

OSI hired David McDonald as a college graduate to intern for them. Mr. McDonald says that having worked with OSI for 30 years, he knows that his career will always be with OSI. Mr. McDonald states that OSI Industries will always work with their food solution global partners to supply customers with quality products.

No matter how much Mr. McDonald travels, he remains an Iowan at heart. He is a generous supporter of his alma mater Iowa State University. He provides scholarship funds for students studying agricultural management and studies associated with farming, et. al.

As a result of his giving, David McDonald was awarded the school’s Emerging Philanthropist Award. David McDonald lives in Iowa with his wife and children.