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About FPI
Founded in 1933, the Foodservice Packaging Institute (FPI) is the leading authority for the North American foodservice packaging industry. FPI encourages the responsible use of all foodservice packaging through promotion of its benefits and membersí products. Serving as the voice of the industry to educate and influence stakeholders, FPI provides a legal forum to address the challenges and opportunities facing the foodservice packaging industry.

Our Members
FPIís core members are foodservice packaging manufacturers and their raw material and machinery suppliers. With over 60 members, FPI includes approximately 85 percent of the entire industry in North America.

FPI also offers a free membership to commercial and non-commercial foodservice operators and distributors, and there are currently over 120 restaurants, convenience stores, contract managers, school districts, colleges and universities taking advantage of this offer.

A complete list of FPI members may be found here.

Our Activities
FPI provides numerous benefits to its members, such as:

  • advocating for the interests of the industry, including the responsible manufacture, distribution, use and disposal of its products;
  • collecting, maintaining and disseminating accurate facts and science-based information related to the industry and its products;
  • communicating the value and benefits of foodservice packaging to internal and external audiences;
  • promoting membersí products and identifying potential new business opportunities; and
  • offering compliance and developing technical services.

Story Ideas
FPI fields numerous inquiries from media, but also offers story ideas based on a variety of audiences and editorial content guidelines.  Click here for different ideas to consider.

Open to the Media
FPI encourages media to learn more about FPI:

  • Sign up to receive our press releases. Email Lynn Dyer.
  • Learn about the latest innovations in foodservice packaging by subscribing to our quarterly newsletter. Check out the current edition here and email Natha Dempsey to receive future editions.
  • Interview an expert. Media may interview FPI's president, Lynn Dyer. Lynn has been with FPI for nearly 20 years and has lots of insights to share. Email Lynn Dyer to request an interview. 
  • Request photos to be used with articles related to foodservice packaging by emailing Natha Dempsey.
  • Check out various resources related to foodservice packaging.
  • Read our weekly blog found here.
  • Connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.