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 Conferences


F4SS hosts 2 major industry-specific conferences each year. Members are eligible for the discounted F4SS member rate (50% off). The conferences 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.
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General Mills develops ancient grains Cheerios
Posted October 31, 2014
General Mills will launch ancient grains Cheerios to take the fast-growing trend into mainstream cereal, its marketing manager for cereal innovation says.
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THE DRONES REPORT: Commercial Aerial Drones Are Becoming A Reality, With Huge Impacts For Many Industries
Posted October 31, 2014
While drones are unlikely to become a part of our daily lives in the immediate future, they will soon begin taking on much larger roles for businesses and some individual consumers, from delivering groceries to revolutionizing private security, to changing the way farmers manage their crops - perhaps even aerial advertising.
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What Greenpeace learned from 5 years with Kimberly-Clark
Posted October 31, 2014
More than five years after the formal end of the "Kleercut" campaign, Kimberly-Clark and Greenpeace are still hanging out. Why? Well, first of all, Kimberly-Clark has delivered on its commitments. That makes Greenpeace happy, and makes it easy to continue our mutual engagement. Also, it turns out that the end of the hard-hitting campaign marked the beginning of the real work and learning for both sides.
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Cascadian Farm 'Bee Friendlier' Effort Enlists Public to Help Protect Insects
Posted October 31, 2014
Alarm has grown in recent years over the widespread loss of bee colonies, not just because of the canary-in-the-coal-mine implications about how factors like pesticides and parasites might be to blame, but also for a more direct reason: Bees pollinate an estimated 75 percent of food crops.
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