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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General Mills files patent to protect 'fat particle' invention and slash salt in dough, bakery products
Posted March 23, 2015
General Mills has filed an international patent application to protect an invention that uses 'fat particles' to distribute sodium in localized concentrations in dough or bakery products, allowing it to cut salt levels without sacrificing taste.
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General Mills seeks to patent method that transforms Greek yogurt waste
Posted March 23, 2015
General Mills has applied to patent a method it claims produces prebiotic oligosacchride from Greek yogurt by-product, acid whey.
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Fortification future? Fiber will rise, protein will fall...
Posted March 23, 2015
High-protein foods have evolved into a mainstream category with snacks standing strong, but the trend will start to lose its muscle to high-fiber so industry will have to be clever, says Datamonitor Consumer.
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Consumers Showing Heightened Interest in Fresh, Healthful Options: NPD
Posted March 23, 2015
Consumers are showing reinvigorated interested in fresh, more healthful options, based upon the appliances, cookware, utensils and food ingredients they have on hand in their kitchens.
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