IQI Trusted Petfood Ingredients has joined OSI Group, the premier global supplier of custom value-added beef, poultry, pork, vegetable and other food products. OSI’s enormous network and capabilities give IQI the opportunity to become a global leader in the pet food industry and to co-create new solutions for its suppliers and customers.
By joining OSI Group, IQI will be able to leverage the group's extensive supply chain network to reach new customers, broaden its product portfolio, develop additional supply relationships and create additional unique, innovative, premium animal proteins and vegetable ingredients for pet food.
Global industry partner
OSI Group will embrace IQI as a global industry partner specializing in pet food claim and functional ingredients in 10 different categories including animal protein, fish, omega-3 fish oil, vegetable and novel ingredient categories such as algae and fermented soy. IQI will also share its dedicated solutions for the entire process from sourcing ingredients to co-development of sustainable concepts, technical service support, quality checks and improvement, warehousing, logistics and distribution to 60 countries around the world.
Benefiting partners and customers
Mark Oostendorp, CEO of IQI, is looking forward to the new partnership and becoming part of the OSI family: "This step will greatly benefit our supply partners and customers. OSI’s drive to provide any solution needed for their customers and suppliers is exactly how IQI has been developing solutions for our suppliers and customers in the pet food arena. The enormous OSI network and capabilities gives IQI the opportunity to become a global leader in animal products, plant based material and novel ingredients and to co-create new solutions for our suppliers and customers”.
Delivering unique solutions
"This partnership more closely connects OSI's extensive industry relationships and animal protein and vegetable capabilities directly to IQI's customers”, said Mark Richardson, senior executive vice president of OSI International. "OSI Group welcomes IQI to the global OSI family and looks forward to partnering with IQI to create new and innovative ingredients that deliver unique solutions for IQI’s customers.”