OSI Food Solutions is a leading food processing company that operates in 17 countries and has over 65 production plants in different locations across the world. One of its main production plants is based in Toledo, Spain. Recently, this plant was expanded to increase its ability to process chicken products. As a result, a new high capacity production line was added to double the production capacity of chicken products. Previously the plants was producing 12,000 tonnes and now has a capability to produce 24,000 tonnes of chicken products annually.
After the new expansion, OSI Food Solutions is now capable of producing over 45000 tons of meat products. Other products that are processed in this plant include beef and pork. After the expansion, the plant has added 20 new jobs to its staff, bringing its total number of workers to 160. Among the positions which have been recently added is that of a product development manager. The role of product development manager is to ensure that the products portfolio of this company is expanded. The manager taking up this new position is expected to be skilled and dedicated to the work of developing new line of products.
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The expansion of this plant came after it was noted that Spain and Portugal were recording rapid increase in demand for chicken products. In the past one decade, annual percentage increase has been 6 percent. In the recent three years, the increase had climbed to 8 percent.
With the new expansion, OSI Food Solutions has added change 2600 sq feet of space to facilitate more production activities. They added a product development kitchen that will be used to address the needs of the consumers and the clients. They also created a storage area, an employees lounge, waste container storage, shipping and receiving areas as well as a production hall. According to OSI president and the chief operating officer of OSI Food Solutions Mr. David McDonald, the expansion will improve the portfolio of products for this company and also encourage the growth of the food industry across Europe. He also noted that, he was pleased with the new job opportunities which had been created for the local community.
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