Joe Fagan

Former Soccer Star, Now Soccer Fan

October 13, 2019

David McDonald: Business Relationships With Other Countries

There is nothing wrong with establishing a good business relationship with another country. It’s important if you expect your company to go global and have the products you sell go global. No business can make it in the global market without a mutual understanding from the countries they want to expand in. David McDonald knows what it takes to tackle something of this nature as he has been in business with China for over 20 years. To have a relationship with a country for that length of means you know something that other people need to learn. OSI Group has respect for other cultures and understands that they don’t always have all of the answers when it comes to effectively learning from them. See also on Forbes.

David McDonald is a firm believer in making these business relationships count and show respect to what the needs are of that country. This is how the OSI Group is able to sustain itself. Having been a global force in the market does bring in competitors but, the company is always triumphing because it understands what the country wants and needs. Food processing consists of making sure it’s the right temperature and that it’s of good quality for everyone to use in their restaurants and stores. OSI Group is known for having good quality food in its plants when it’s inspected. David McDonald knows how to form good partnerships with other countries and make them work.

When establishing good relations with a country, you need to be aware of the fact that you don’t have all of the answers when it comes to what the needs are. That means both of you need to come together to establish trust and get to understand each other on how things should operate in order for any expansion you have in mind to work. David McDonald has been doing this with China and its working. You can have this kind of success too if you really put your mind to it. The trick is to realize that it’s not just about your company.


September 08, 2019

Impossible Foods Internationally Launches the Impossible Burger Project in Co-Production Agreement with McDonalds Legendary Food Packer, OSI Group

Legendary Companies

There are legendary companies that many have heard of but never really seen, then thee are those that are behind the scenes of legendary companies. McDonalds first launched its McDonalds international franchise by employing the services of OSI Group in 1955. Ray Kroc was impressed with the quality and innovative ideas that the German immigrant Otto Kolschowsky brought to business with he and his son, so they became the legendary producer of the legendary burger that it is today. With over 100 years of innovation and an eye to quality and efficiency, OSI Group has grown to maga-propportions and is now located in 17 countries, 65 locaations and has a powerhouse of 20,000 employees. Fast-forward more than half a century, please.

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 Impossible Foods

With Impossible Foods with the launch of the Impossible Burger, a totally plant-based burger that has yet to see the demand for it diminish since its debit at David Chang’ Momofuku Nishi in Jult of 2016 the demand has steadily grown to a stagering 9000 restaurants requesting the Impossible Burger on its menus. Knowing that they had reached a bottleneck in its 68,000 square foot prodiction facility in Oakland, Impossible Foods turned to the legendary McDonalds packer to make a co-produciton agreement enabling OSI to produce the Impossible Burger in their Chicago plant location.

Sheetal Shah Spokesperson

Sheetal Shah speaking for Impossible Foods said they were delighted to have come to a co-production agreement with the legendary packer and looked forward to working alongside and learning from its 100 year history of innovation, attention to detail , and most of all the quality of service that has made millions of customers praise their service in the food packing and distribution industry since their founding by Otto Kolchovsky in 1909.

Impossible Burger Purveyors

The Impossible Burger’ demand has made it difficult to keep up with but now that OSI will assist in its co-production, Impossible Foods feels confident that it will be able to keep up with the demand and enable them to go anywhere and everywhere, according to Sheetil Shah. Other fast-food giants are placing their own version of the Impossible Burger on their menus. Recently White Castle has placed their Impossible Slider on its Menu. Burger King will later this year have in its restaurants for its customers the Impossible Whopper. Little Ceasar worked with Impossible Foods to create an “impossible sausage” which it is serving in selected locations throuhgout the country, which is totally plant-based.