Lupita Nyong’o once said, “Your dreams are valid”, and this has rung true in one man’s life. Sheldon Lavin, the CEO of the OSI group was recently awarded the Global Visionary Award by India’s Vision World Academy. As stated in the March 2, 2016 article on The Provisioner, this award honors the tenacity and strong will of men and women across various fields to see their dream come to life. Sheldon Lavin managed to grow OSI group, previously a domestic food company, into a global empire with over 65 locations and 20,000 employees in 17 countries around the world.
OSI group boast of being the premier food supplier with value-added products in food service and retail food brands.OSI’s wide range of products caters for many food lifestyles. Their products include processed meats and vegetables, snacks, desserts, raw and ready made. OSI has a made to order model that is suited to the client’s desire. Every order is custom made and is focused on efficiency for the end-user. Whether it is breakfasts, lunches, entrées, side dishes, snacks, appetizers or desserts, OSI has the capability and creativity to meet each client’s specific needs.
Though OSI has faced a few scandals, such as the meat safety scandal in 2014, it has bounced back. Through working cooperatively with the food safety authorities, and putting tight scalable systems in place they ensure the highest quality standards. Sheldon Lavin’s model of sustainability has set OSI apart as one of the top food processing organization in the world. The model pushed for environmentally friendly processes that not only give good quality but reduce the company’s global footprint.
In addition to receiving the Global Visionary Award, Sheldon Lavin has gone on to receive the North American Meat Institute’s Environmental Award, the British Safety Council’s Globe of Honour, and the California Green Business Award. His commitment to excellence is evident in the results of his work.
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