OSI Food Solutions: Innovation, Ingenuity & Excellence

OSI Food Solutions: Innovation, Ingenuity & Excellence

OSI Food Solutions is the quintessential food supplier of the 21st century. This global food supplier is like a well-oiled machine that produces outstanding results. The company is headquartered in Illinois, but it has locations in a number of foreign territories. Though there are many companies that specialize in this field, OSI definitely stands out amongst a sea of competitors. OSI Food Solutions is also a custom food creator. The company’s food specialists have the capability to work with the client to produce the best end results. The client will also be involved throughout this timely process.

So, what other benefits does OSI have to offer? Well, this dynamic company has the capabilities of product ideation, concept development, shelf life study, cost reduction, new product development and many more.OSI Food Solutions spend a lot of its time studying the market. The company always seem to recognize when a food product is in high-demand. This is one of the most progressive-thinking food processors in the business world, and its background is a true testament to its success. At the company’s Spain location, over $17 million was spent on a high-capacity production line. This high-capacity production line has more than doubled the company’s output in meat processing company.

When it comes to quality chicken production at this location, OSI has been able to increase its output from 12,000 tons to 24,000 tons. Yes, these figures represent the production output in only a year’s time. In total, OSI processes more than 45,000 tons of chicken, beef and pork at its Spain location.OSI Food Solutions has been making business moves like this for many years. The company has built a new feed mill in China’s Shandong Province that processes more than 600,000 metric-tons of feed. Twenty-five million dollars was spent on another high capacity production line at the company’s Hungary location, which now processes more than 22,000 tons of chicken on an annual basis.


Wise Investing According to Igor Cornelsen

Wise Investing According to Igor Cornelsen

Igor Cornelsen is an expert investor. What makes him stand out is his thorough knowledge of the markets he chooses to invest in. To date, he has an excellent track record for helping other investors reap profits. As a member of Bainbridge Group, Cornelsen advises that one of the best ways to excel at the investment game is to work with organizations and experts who understand investing.

Much of his work in Brazil is due to the fact he thoroughly understands the country’s economy. He also stresses the importance of knowing the rules and regulations that govern any country before investing. To date, Brazil is the world’s fifth largest economy for investing. As such, there are numerous investment opportunities for investing in the country.

Many of the investors who consider his advice are those who aspire to engage in long-term investing that are as risk-free as possible. An example of a good investment can be a company that may be floundering, but that shows great promise of rebounding. Igor Cornelsen knows the Brazilian market because he was a Brazilian banker at one time. His skills earned him the reputation of being able to turn a profit regardless of any financial crisis at hand. When it comes to stock and money, he is in total command of the situation.

His knowledge and skills enable him to correctly predict how the stock market will react during any given time period. As such, he spends a lot of time analyzing the stock market. Another quality that allows him to stand out from the competition is that his only goal is not to make a profit.

He encourages investors to look at Brazil with respect to how Brazilian markets have grown. He brings everything to bear in investing. Igor Cornelsen has an academic background that has served him well. He majored in engineering and pursued economics after several years.As such, his rise to the top all began when he worked for an investment bank.

OSI Group Expands To Meet Demand

OSI Group Expands To Meet Demand

OSI Group and their efforts to expand their presence in multiple markets across the world keep going strong. While they may have been receiving a lot of attention for their acquisitions and expansions on an international level like their purchase of Baho Foods, their growth in the United States has been just as impressive. The company has been around for around 100 years and its headquarters is close to where it all began in Chicago, Illinois.In 2015, Tyson Foods announced that they would be closing down their facility on Ashland Avenue in Chicago in October of 2016. When OSI Group heard about this closure, they approached the company about purchasing the plant so they could start producing their own quality food products there.

Tyson agreed to sell the factory for $7.4 million and was able to save many of the jobs that were scheduled to be lost once the factory shut its doors.There are other OSI Group facilities located around the plant in around the area of Chicago. The facility that was purchased measures approximately 200,000 square feet which will help them enhance their capabilities. OSI believe that this move will be good for both their customers, company, and the former employees of Tyson. The announcement of the purchase was made on June 8, 2016. Tyson went on record stating that they were closing the factory because they were having problems keeping up with the changing demands of their customer base product.

They had previously produced foods like crepes, omelets, tempura chicken, and soups for the hospitality industry. Tyson still owns and operates 2 other plants in the greater Chicago area.OSI Group has 60 plants in countries throughout the world. The company is privately held and makes many different meat products like bacon, sausage, chicken, and beef. One of the products they are best known for is the hamburger that they supply for the international food chain McDonald’s. The business started in Chicago as a German immigrant-owned butcher shop that managed to grow into the global phenomenon that it is today. The company is excited to be able to include this plant within their company.

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Steve Ritchie: Papa Johns Will Do Better

Steve Ritchie: Papa Johns Will Do Better

Business often has ups and downs like everybody has, and that is just the way of life, and not many companies admit to mistakes done on their part, but Steve Ritchie, the CEO of Papa John’s, wrote an apology letter to all its customers to make things right. The letter penned down by Steve Ritchie Papa John’s himself was a heartfelt apology and was sincere to the core. He first takes pride for working for the conglomerate for twenty-two years showing he is part and parcel of the team that was behind in seeing the company expand since its inception. It shows a connection that stemmed from his early years when he was still a young man fresh out of college getting in on a business that he believed in. He does not try explaining things which show us that he is sincere in thought and takes full responsibility for the mistake done. As per Biz Journals, the act takes one back to when we were young and had taken another child’s toy only to be told by our mother’s to give it back. Often kids would lie in this situation to keep the toy or outright refuse to give it back, but few would take the extra effort to utter that simple word ‘sorry’.

It is true that the views do not represent the whole company which is made up of over a hundred workers globally. It is not fair for one individual to cause so much harm while the thorn in the flesh has been removed from one’s heel. The past is exactly that and moving on to the future is what counts. Every pizza that is sold directly affects our economy as well as puts food on the table for many families. We should focus on the positive side as Steve Ritchie (@stevemritchie) has personally dedicated himself and the organization to do better. The approach to his apology letter gives clear guidelines on how this is going to be done. The occurrence is something that we can all learn from in that we are human, and we are bound to make mistakes and acknowledging the errors paves the way for faster healing.

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Guilherme Paulus Shares The Vision He Had When Co-Founding CVC

Guilherme Paulus Shares The Vision He Had When Co-Founding CVC

When entrepreneur Guilherme Paulus introduced Brazil to vacation packages he focused on affordability. Starting CVC in 1972 along with a business partner who soon departed, he says that he wanted to help people realize their dreams and create things that people could enjoy. He would adjust the price and size of the travel packages he created so that they would fit into people’s budgets so that everyone could enjoy a trip to somewhere new.

He learned that it was important to see what kind of personality you were working with when offering them a travel package. Some people want to go somewhere it’s sunny and has an awesome beach so offering them a travel package in the mountains of Brazil isn’t going to go over too well. Some people prefer luxury hotels, Guilherme Paulus says, so you need to be sensitive to that as well in what you offer to them.

He was born in Curitiba, Parana, and raised in Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo. It was soon after earning a Degree in Business Administration that he co-founded CVC. Having been in the tourism business for over 20 years, he decided to become a hotelier in 1995. His first hotel was in Gramado while the second was located in Foz do Iguacu. His hospitality firm, GJP Hotels & Resorts, now has 10 hotels with three brands which are Wish, Prodigy, and Linx.

His latest hotel is located in Sao Paulo. Guilherme Paulus is building a hotel that will include 65 hotel rooms, a rooftop area to relax in, a convention room, and a restaurant. This will be a luxury hotel and it will be completed in either 2020 or 2021.

Guilherme Paulus no longer manages the day-to-day business of either CVC or GJP Hotels & Resorts. He is instead his company’s chairman of the board of directors. He provides a vision of where to take these companies and how best they can serve their customers. He continues to own about 8% of the shares of CVC and sold the rest of the company to Carlyle Group out of America in 2010.

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Marc Beer Receives Another Round Of Funding For His Renovia Company

Marc Beer Receives Another Round Of Funding For His Renovia Company

Marc Beer is a happy man in 2018. This follows the announcement that his Renovia Inc will receive another round of the funding. The amount that Marc Beer is expected to receive in this Series B funding is $32 million. An additional $10 million is going to the venture debt. This is not the first time Marc Beer’s medical startup is receiving funding worth millions of dollars. As the co-founder of a medical startup, Beer leads takes the lead in spearheading a company that deals with the development and commercialization of various enterprises that deal with pharmaceutical and biotechnological devices and diagnostics.


Beer’s medical and biotechnological company directs its efforts in developing practical medical and diagnostic devices that work towards the treatment of various urinary ailments that trouble women. Such urinary tract problems Renovia Inc finds solutions to include pelvic floor disorder, urinary incontinence, and several other related complications. According to the latest findings, such complications affect more than 250 million women worldwide.


During the initial funding, dubbed Series A, Renovia Inc received funding from Longwood Fund. This is one of the leading healthcare investing groups in the world today. Thanks to this initial funding, Renovia Inc was able to release its debut product, Leva. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved this product in April 2018. Following the succession of Renovia’s first product, Beer is determined to press on to the production and testing of four more products. In a recent press statement, Marc Beer said that he is looking forward to producing a newer version of Leva.


The Series B funding comes from two other reputable companies. Missouri’s Ascension Ventures and The Perceptive Advisers, based in New York are contributing towards Renovia Inc’s Series B funding. Beer said that the money from the two companies will go a long way in marketing his remaining products. Learn more: https://www.bizjournals.com/boston/potmsearch/detail/submission/6457372/Marc_Beer


In showing his appreciation for their funding, Beer explained how thrilled he felt that he has partners that are interested in seeing his company meet its objective. Marc said, “We are thrilled to have the support of this group of leading healthcare investors who share our vision to better diagnose, treat and improve the lives of millions of women affected by pelvic floor disorders.” Mr. Beer went on to say that he values the collaboration he continues to receive from various healthcare stakeholders.


Marc Beer has more than 25 years of experience in the medical and biotechnology devices. He has worked for various healthcare service providers. One of the notable achievements under Marc’s belt is when he joined ViaCell. Marc joined this biotechnological firm in 2000. By the time he left, while presiding as the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the company had over 300 employees.

How the Chainsmokers Became Two of the Best-Paid DJs Ever

How the Chainsmokers Became Two of the Best-Paid DJs Ever

“Don’t let me down.” “Closer.” “Something just like this.” “This feeling.” These names are familiar to millions of teenagers around the world, and they are probably very familiar to you as well. They are some of the most popular songs of the band “The Chainsmokers,” created by two guys who really loved electronic music and made one of the most successful names in the industry.

This EDM/Pop band was created by Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall when they met each other and realized that they had the potential to create one of the most influential bands of the genre. However, with their names appearing in the American Music Awards, Grammy Awards, and the Billboard Music Awards, they admitted that they could never have predicted the amount of positive feedback that this passionate project would receive.

Forbes has recently announced that the duo earned, in 2018, up to $45.5 Million from their biggest year yet. They were featured on Forbes’ list of highest-paid DJs in the entire world, being among stars like Steve Aoki, Diplo, and David Guetta.

Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall met each other when they had a familiar contractor. Both were already amateur DJs, and Alex Pall was even working here and there, but nothing stable or fixed. Andrew Taggart already had an account in SoundCloud where he would occasionally post self-composed tracks that had their own legion of fans and loyal listeners.

The Chainsmokers, since that time, has been among the most successful bands of recent times, and the group’s rise to the top came out of nowhere, having been in activity only since 2008.

Already in 2014, the duo received prestigious nominations from the Teen Choice Awards, and the same happened in 2016, the year where they acquired massive success in the media. It was in 2016 that The Chainsmokers won the Favorite Electronic/Dance Music Artist nomination from the American Music Awards.

Since then, they also won the Top Dance/Electronic Artist nomination from the Billboard Music Awards and the Top Dance/Electronic Song, Top Collaboration and Top Hot 100 Song as well.

The band continues to create new tracks and to win awards, with 2018 being one of the most successful years for them.


Dick Devos and the FAA

Dick Devos and the FAA

Last year, the Federal Aviation Administration made some changes, including the creation of the Management Advisory Council. The council consisted of 13 members who help the FAA by providing advice on policies, regulations, budgets, and future growth. The council is made up of former transportation authorities as well as airline executives. However, one name stands out as neither.


Dick Devos was appointed to the Management Advisory Council in September 2017. As the last member appointed, his nomination was praised by the CEO of Southwest, who had previously worked with Devos, as well as the CEO of Gerald R. Ford International Airport. It was actually these two business partners who created a legend out of Devos’ involvement in the expansion of the little executive airport in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


Since the 1900s, Grand Rapids has always had an airport, but it has always been a smaller executive-style airport that didn’t service as many flights as it could. Devos had been obsessed with flying since he was young and had several pilot licenses. He also had private jets and helicopters as well that he flew out of the airport. It was one of the reasons why it was so easy for him to partner up with the CEO of the airport and start expanding.


In 1999, the airport re-launched as the Gerald R. Ford International Airport. Devos saw some real opportunities to make the airport into a business traveler’s destination. However, he knew that the airport would have to open up far more flight destinations and terminals to be able to support new business. He saw his first opportunity and seized it, calling the CEO of AirTran Airway to get support. The CEO would be able to open up four new flights at the Grand Rapids location. These flights would include Orlando, St. Louis, Vegas, and Denver.


All of these locations were areas where business travelers frequented for conventions and seminars. Devos was going to see to it that Grand Rapids was going to be another destination for business travel. He worked with airlines to support a $45 million renovation that will be completed by the end of 2018. The new expansion includes more terminals as well as a business traveler center and new food court area.


This story is one of the reasons why Devos has become synonymous with entrepreneur. He has been seen as one of the quintessential businessmen for our time, and he has led multiple businesses to greater heights including the family-owned Amway, as well as several businesses under his private equity firm The Windquest Group.


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Jason Hope Donates A Startling $500,000 To Advance Research That Will Help To Fight Age-Related Diseases

Jason Hope Donates A Startling $500,000 To Advance Research That Will Help To Fight Age-Related Diseases

The Sens Research Foundation has been hosting the Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference for years now. The goal of the nonprofit organization is to treat or combat the negative symptoms associated with aging. Aubrey de Grey is the chief science office and founder of SENS, and Jason Hope has been following his work for some time. Hope is a tech entrepreneur and philanthropist who has a strong interest in biotechnologies, and he knows that the mission of SENS is to treat age-related diseases before they ever occur.

Jason Hope always does his research before dedicating himself to help an organization out. After looking into the work of the SENS Foundation, he decided to donate $500,000 to help it build the Cambridge SENS Laboratory. Some of his money will also help the organization to begin a new research program. Hope commented during an interview about how happy he was to be able to help the SENS Foundation. He has been studying the effects of aging, himself, and understands the value that the foundation will be providing to the world. For more information read about Jason Hope at theinternetofthings.eu

Jason Hope is a well known figure to many in the business world, and because of this, he has been able to shine a light on the work of the SENS Foundation. SENS is currently working on a development program it has called AGE-breaker. Any drug that fits into the program must be able to break down advanced glycation end products. These are metabolic waste products that build with age and are part of the reason for arthritis, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and osteoporosis. Jason Hope has been disappointed that there hasn’t been a lot of research covering glycation end products but is glad that the SENS Foundation is doing so.

Jason Hope is an investor and tech entrepreneur who was born in Tempe, Arizona. He received his bachelor’s degree in finance while attending Arizona State University and continued on to earn his MBA while studying at the university’s W.P. Carey School of Business. He has been recognized on a global level for his entrepreneurial success and serves his community and the world as a mentor for aspiring entrepreneurs. When Hope isn’t learning more about the coming changes in the world of technology, he is helping nonprofit organizations to succeed with their missions. On top of the SENS Foundation, he has donated to a spread of local charitable organizations and nonprofits who help to improve the community he lives in.

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How Peter Briger’s Unique Business and Investment Skills Led to His Success in the Financial Industry

How Peter Briger’s Unique Business and Investment Skills Led to His Success in the Financial Industry

Peter Briger has built a very successful career in the finance and investment industry. He is a very capable leader and has proven to be a very savvy investor. He spent fifteen years at Goldman, Sach, and Company, and was named as one of its partners in 1996. During his time at this financial institution, he had a seat on a number of committees. Among these was the Asian Management Committee, the Japan Executive Committee, and the Global Control and Compliance Committee. His leadership roles at Goldman Sachs included heading the Whole Loan Sales and Trading department, the Special Opportunities (Asia) Fund LLC, and the Asian Real Estate Private Equity side of the company.

In 2002 he joined Fortress Investment Group, LLC. This is an alternative asset management firm where Peter Briger heads their real estate, natural resources, distressed debt, and intellectual property investments. He is a managing partner based in their San Francisco area office while the main office is located in New York City. The division he manages has 300 people in it who primarily focus on distressed, illiquid, and undervalued assets.

Over the course of his career, Peter Briger has acquired the moniker of being the “King of Debt”. While working at Goldman Sachs his ability to make money from debt led to him making money from delinquent mortgages in Asia as a troubled British power plant. He also bought and sold Thailand car loans and got involved with a South Korea adult beverage firm. What his strategy was is to buy the assets that the traditional sources of capital don’t want to deal with.

Once a market Peter Briger is involved with stabilizes he would will sell these distressed assets, earning a huge profit from taking the calculated risks involved. It seems pretty simple but the truth is you need to be really skilled in the world of business to pull this type of investment strategy off successfully. It was this skill and market savvy that made him a target for Fortress Investment Group which wanted him as one of their top executives and investment decision makers.

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