The new recipient of the 2016 Globe of Honor Award was OSI Food Solutions. The company was presented the award by the British Safety Council’s Mike Robinson. The ceremony took place at Drapers’ Hall in London city. OSI Food Solutions managed to bag the award because of its management approaches on environmental risks. 18 institutions were also honored at the ceremony. These organizations were recognized for their straightforwardness in environmental management.
Criteria for Winning the Globe of Honor Award
The British Safety Council (BSC) drafted criteria that would be used to select the winners of the award. An institution was required to earn five stars on environmental management auditing. The audit was carried out from August 2015 to July 2016. It was also carried out by environmental experts. These experts assessed the measures for environmental management adopted by the candidates and awarded marks accordingly. Lynda Armstrong congratulated OSI Food Solutions for their excellence. As the chairperson of the British Safety Council, she said that winners of the award had adopted an integrated approach towards environmental protection. She also added that the institutions had complied with health and safety requirements hence being sustainable in operation.
Kelly Grimwood received the Globe of Honor Award on behalf of OSI Food Solutions. British Safety Council’s chief executive Mike Robinson said that OSI excelled because of its leadership. He also urged other institutions to strive for excellence in leadership. OSI Food Solutions has been serving clients with food products since 1989. Its food products include beef and pork. The company mainly serves restaurants. It won the Globe of Honour twice in 2013 as well as in 2015.
Acquisition of Tyson Food Plant
OSI Food stands out from other food companies because of its timely acquisitions. The company recently acquired Tyson Foods located in Chicago at a record $7.4 million. The new acquisition was documented by the Cook County Recorder of Deeds. As a privately owned food company, OSI specializes in a range of meat products. These include bacon and breakfast sausage. In the company’s official website, clients can get access to the products from over 60 processing facilities in 16 nations. Tyson Foods excels in preparing meals that target consumers in the hospitality sector. The company’s flagship products include crepes, meatballs and tempura chicken. Tyson Foods also operated in South Side, Chicago. Under new management, OSI will oversee the firm’s processing operations and growth strategies.
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