OSI Group, Aurora, Ill., along with its joint venture partner Fred Uytengsu and in cooperation with GADC, opened a new GenOSI facility in the Philippines.

This new 7,500-square-meter meat processing plant is located at Canlubang Industrial Estate, Calamba, Laguna, and will foster increased productivity of quality food items made for the restaurant and foodservice sector, including beef, chicken and fish products. 

Featuring state-of-the-art technology and machinery, the new GenOSI plant boasts an annual capacity of 23,000 metric tons. The new plant replaces the original facility in Cainta, Rizal, near Manila, which opened in 1990.

With the new plant’s efficient operations and innovations in food technology, GenOSI reinforces its commitment to global food safety and unsurpassed quality standards to better serve the Filipino consumer.

"I congratulate and thank my partner Fred Uytengsu, along with the employees of GenOSI and the engineering project team on the grand opening of this world-class facility,” says Sheldon Lavin, OSI group chairman and CEO. “Our new operation incorporates industry leading design to ensure our customers in the Philippines receive cost-effective products made to the highest standards of quality and food safety.”'

"I also want to thank OSI for these many years of great partnership,” says Uytengsu, GenOSI president. “It’s been an incredible journey, and we look forward to many more years of collaboration together.”