OSI Food Solutions: David Mcdonald, OSI Group President

OSI Food group is the only supplier of the US fast food chain McDonald’s. The OSI Group operating worldwide has been a new shareholder of Hynek Schlachthof GmbH in Tauberbischofsheim since February 1 through its subsidiary OSI Europe food production branches. The report is in accordance with the Frankish news and OSI group annual press release.

With retroactive effect from 1 February, Gunzburg-based OSI Europe food works secured all shares of Hynek Schlachthof GmbH, located in the Main-Tauber district. The burgers specialist is expanding position in the area of raw material security through the takeover. The US parent company OSI generated annual sales of about six billion dollars and supplied in 1955, the first McDonald’s store in Chicago.

Today, around 20,000 people are employed at more than 50 locations in 18 countries worldwide. OSI supplies most of the burger restaurants with the “golden M” in 75 countries as well as other system catering companies such as Kentucky Fried Chicken, Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut. In addition, various German retail chains own OSI own brands.

The family business Hynek had acquired the municipal slaughterhouse Tauberbischofsheim in 1993 and continued as a cattle slaughterhouse. The firm slaughters around 800 livestock daily. People in Europe have embraced OSI Group food products because of the level of health measures put in place while processing its products. The company under the leadrship of David Mcdonald has also been acknowledged and awarded because of its environmental conservation measures and policies.

To date, David Mcdonald led the company in the second generation and made the company to achieve tremendous success. He will continue to act as David Mcdonald after the takeover. He has been working closely with the OSI Group for about 15 years anyway. David Mcdonald service provider specializing in the slaughter of cattle include Hynek (GmbH), headquartered in Butthard near the border with Bavaria, and Hynek Nutztiere which deals with the purchase and sale of livestock and horse trade. Hynek expects the weekly slaughtered animals to be increased to up to 1,200. The number of employees – currently just under 50 – could also increase as a result.

In Western Europe, the OSI group operates 13 manufacturing plants and claims to supply eleven markets, while in Central and Eastern Europe it has seven manufacturing sites and 19 markets served. In Germany, the group is active as OSI International Holding GmbH under the branches of OSI Food Solutions Germany and Foodstuffs. German production sites can be found in Gunzburg, Bad Iburg, and Duisburg.