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.
 
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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Peacock acquires portion control packaging maker
Posted July 30, 2015
Peacock Engineering, a packaging solutions company based in Geneva, has acquired L&L Foods, an Anaheim, Calif.-based business specializing in portion control packaging solutions.
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Campbell Soup to buy salsa maker Garden Fresh for $231 mln
Posted July 30, 2015
Campbell Soup Co said on Tuesday that it would buy salsa maker Garden Fresh Gourmet for $231 million to expand in the fresh and organic packaged foods business.
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Ahold-Delhaize Deal Would Create One of Largest Grocery Chains in U.S.
Posted July 30, 2015
The merger agreement between the Dutch supermarket operator Ahold and the Delhaize Group of Belgium on Wednesday reflected yet another sign of the malaise hanging over the grocery business in the United States.
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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.
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