OSI Food Solutions is a value-added food company that operates in over 17 countries. Recently, the company expanded its reach to different places around the world. In the past five years, there have been concerted efforts by the management of the company to take the operations of the company to a whole different level. The actions of the company in recent times have been characterized by purchases, acquisitions, and expansion of existing businesses. One of the plants that belong to OSI Food Solutions in Toledo, Spain has gone through a transformation. The plant was in 2017 expanded to meet the high demand of the company’s food products from this region.
The plant in Toledo has been taken to another level of growth that will see the company meet the high demand for chicken products that has been coming from this region. The plant in Toledo supplies food product in Spain and Portugal. The consumers in this region have shown tendencies to have increased appetitive for chicken products. The facts lie in the report from the consumers which showed that a high number of them are ready to take up chicken products. In the past few years, there has been a significant increase in the number of people who want to get these products.
OSI Food Solutions made the decision to expand the plant because consumer data showed an increase in demand for chicken products. From the previous six percent, the demand now stands at eight percent. This trend is indicative of a possible increase in the future. An increase in the number of people consuming chicken products goes to show that there will be even a higher number in the future, given that most of the people who have added to this new trend are the millennials. With the new Expansion, OSI Food Solutions will now be producing double the amount of chicken products. The total production is expected to hit 24,000 from 12,000.
The expansion of the food plant will lead to the growth of business for the company in Europe. The fact that they are ready to meet the demands of the consumer is a good way of showing that the company is headed on the right direction. OSI Food Solutions has a critical role in satisfying the needs of their customers, and that is why they are not ready to ignore any detail as they expand the business further. The expansion comes on the backdrop of other major acquisitions in Europe.