In 1909, when Otto Kolschowsky first opened his family meat market in Chicago, his goal was to provide only the best quality and value for his customers. From this modest beginning, his business grew and prospered, and over several decades, established a reputation for offering quality meats at fair prices. Today, the OSI Group is one of the largest, privately held food companies in the world. It has more than 75 processing facilities and nearly 19,000 employees dedicated to providing food solutions for some of the world's leading food companies. In addition to headquarters in Illinois, the company also has full-service zone offices in the United Kingdom, Germany and China. It supplies beef, pork, poultry, pizza, seafood and vegetable products to customers throughout the world. The OSI Group is headquartered in Chicago.