Who is F4SS?

The Foundation for Strategic Sourcing is a non-profit organization with a primary goal to establish a forum whereby CPG marketers, external manufacturers, and secondary packagers can share the best practices towards the creation of industry standards aimed at improving efficiency and reducing supply chain costs

Our Events

F4SS hosts 2 major industry-specific events each year. Members are eligible for the discounted F4SS member rate (50% off). The events feature well-respected speakers from the CM&P and parallel industries and provide ample opportunities for networking and benchmarking with fellow F4SS members and industry executives
Outsourcing Award Winners

F4SS is proud to announce the winners of the 2015 F4SS Outsourcing Excellence Awards.  

Click here to receive a copy of the Outsourcing Excellence Award case studies.
SRM Learning Program

Two years in development, the SRM program we've been waiting for is about to begin.  Aligning to the Strategic Sourcing Process is a multi-module program developed by State of Flux exclusively for F4SS members and select invitees. 
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Global Packaged Food Market by 2020 will be a $3.03-Trillion Industry
Posted October 05, 2015
Research and Markets, a Dublin-based market research company, unveils new data, opportunities and forecasts in its latest report, "World Packaged Food - Market Opportunities and Forecasts, 2014 - 2020."

B&G Foods Agrees to Buy Green Giant and Le Sueur Brands
Posted October 05, 2015
B&G Foods said on Thursday that it had agreed to acquire the Green Giant and Le Sueur brands for frozen and canned vegetables from General Mills for $765 million in cash.

Fixing what's wrong in cereal: General Mills and Kellogg discuss their plans
Posted October 05, 2015
The cereal market has been trending downward in recent years. At this year's Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference, two of the country's biggest cereal companies, The Kellogg Company and General Mills, explained how they plan to recover in 2016 and beyond.

Kellogg Company Acquires Mass Food Group
Posted October 05, 2015
Kellogg Company announces it has acquired Egypt's leading cereal company, Mass Food Group, advancing Kellogg's emerging market growth strategy. Kellogg Company has agreed to pay approximately $50 million for Mass Food Group with international cash on hand. As the number one cereal company in Egypt, Mass Food Group will help unlock the growth potential of the cereal category in the key markets of Egypt and North Africa.
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