Recently, the Aurora, Illinois-based OSI Group, L.L.C. successful acquired Rose Packing Company Inc., a meat producer that has long been established in the city of Chicago and which has grown to be regarded as a leading producer of pork products for the foodservice and retail sector. Like OSI Group, Rose Packing Company is headquartered in Illinois, but unlike OSI, it is located in the city of Barrington. Rose Packing Company was a family-owned and operated business prior to the transaction, which for five generations have been producing and selling various types meat and has grown to become well-established in the meat industry. Its production facility in Chicago alone employs more than 700 employees.
The transaction will result in OSI acquiring the entirety of the assets in the possession of the Rose Packing Company’s. By acquiring Rose Packing Company Inc., OSI Group has acquired the potential for spectacular growth in that the acquisition not only complements OSI’s existing thriving business but also supports OSI’s ever-growing business by providing it with new and additional processing capabilities for meat production as well as a strong sales presence in a number of desired channels. The Rose Packing Company acquisition is also a great fit in terms of culture. The two companies share a deep commitment to their customers in relation to the provision of unique and innovative solutions to their meat product needs.
Further, the two company have in common a commitment towards excellence and place great store on how important it is to have strong business relationships. OSI and the Rose Packing Company together have over two hundred years of expertise in the meat production industry and have deep roots in Chicago. In fact, OSI Group came into being in Chicago in 1909, originally only as a family meat market. But OSI has come a long way since then such that the company has grown to become a leading global food provider. OSI Group has consistently provided the world’s leading brands with unique and innovative food solutions.