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
 
Sponsorship Program
 

 
The deadline to sponsor the upcoming F4SS Enabling Growth Conference is January 23, 2015. The program is designed to provide your company with maximum name and brand exposure. Click here to view the various levels of sponsorship available and the benefits provided at each level. 
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.
News and Headlines   Quick Links

Ganeden, Georgia Nut in healthy snacks venture
Posted February 16, 2015
Probiotics maker Ganeden has partnered with Skokie, Ill.-based Georgia Nut, one of the largest contract manufacturers of confections and snacks in North America, to develop healthy snacks.
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SC Johnson Acquires Deb Group
Posted February 12, 2015
SC Johnson will acquire Deb Group, a global industrial company focused on hygiene and skin care systems for the industrial, commercial, healthcare and food markets.
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KRAVE Jerky founder on why he teamed up with Hershey: 'I like speed. I like things to happen big and bold and fast'
Posted February 06, 2015
The day when any entrepreneur decides to sell his business is "always bittersweet" KRAVE jerky founder Jon Sebastiani tells FoodNavigator-USA. But joining a company with the horsepower of Hershey will enable it to lead, rather than follow, the renaissance in the meat snacks market.
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Post Holdings to buy MOM Brands to expand in hot cereals market
Posted February 06, 2015
Cereal maker Post Holdings Inc said it would acquire privately held rival MOM Brands Co for about $1.15 billion to expand in the growing bagged and hot cereal categories, sending its shares up as much as 9 percent.
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