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.  

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Initiative Teams

The most effective way to begin experiencing F4SS membership benefits is to participate in our initiatives that are expected to generate cost savings for you and save the industry billions of dollars. F4SS members can even join the teams by clicking here. Get involved to help foster change, improve efficiency, and improve execution.
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Online grocery shoppers upping virtual purchases: Survey
Posted July 27, 2015
More than half of online grocery shoppers say they are increasing the amount of total grocery shopping they do online, according to results of a new survey.

General Mills executive: Producing food while preserving planet is the issue of our time
Posted July 27, 2015
Although some farmers and producers are reluctant to talk about sustainability, where food comes from and how it was cared for has become important for many consumers. As a result, it is also a concern for companies like General Mills that produce food for consumers.

PacMoore Products opens extrusion processing pilot facility as it moves into South America and Middle East markets
Posted July 10, 2015
PacMoore Products, a US food-grade dry ingredient contract processing and packaging firm, has opened the PacMoore Innovation Lab. The lab will provide technical training for employees on new and emerging process technologies including The Wenger TX-57 twin screw extruder at its Gridley plant, in Illinois. A Coperion 120 twin screw extruder will be installed at its Mooresville facility in Indiana, in Q1 2016.

General Mills, with Nestle, is trying to make cereal more popular overseas
Posted June 25, 2015
General Mills Inc.'s global cereal partnership with Nestlé, Cereal Partners Worldwide, turns 25 years old this year, and is as important as ever.
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