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OSI Group: Recap Gazette Day Article

From Butcher Shop To Major Food Supplier: OSI Group Turns 100 Humble Beginnings Otto Kolschowsky was a German immigrant who located in Chicago, Illinois. At the beginning of the 1900’s, Chicago was booming and a place where immigrants came to enter the United States. Kolschowsky opened a butcher shop in Chicago’s west side. By the time WWII ended, the business has expanded. It continued to expand and prosper and became a family business called Otto & Sons. A Handshake Means Everything At the end of War World II, suburbia America was growing and two relatively small family oriented business shook hands and made what ended up being a deal of a lifetime. The first McDonald’s was opened by Ray Kroc. Kroc made a handshake agreement with Arthur and Harry Kolschowsky who were to become the beef supplier for the restaurant. Kroc soon became the CEO of the McDonald Corporation. This…