Jun 24, 2020USDA soliciting offers for fresh potatoes for school lunch program
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) invites offers to sell fresh potatoes pursuant to the AMS Master Solicitation for use in the National School Lunch Program and other Federal Food and Nutrition Assistance Programs.
Solicitation offering period for 12-3J14-20-B-0517 is open until 1 p.m. CT June 29. Acceptances will be announced by midnight, July 2. Deliveries are to be made between Aug 15, 2020 to March 31, 2021.
The contractor shall deliver the product to the final destination within three days from the date of the inspection certificate. Inspection will be performed at origin, either on line or through inspection of the bagged product. The contractor shall ensure that the product fully meets the specification at final delivery.
Offerors who intend to use more than one processing plant and shipping point for contracts awarded under this solicitation, other than the processing plant and shipping point entered in their bids, may submit a list of their approved processing plants and shipping points on a separate sheet of paper to be uploaded in WBSCM, and to be submitted with their bids.
The Quantity Tolerance section of the specification document, “Contractor will be allowed a tolerance on the final delivery of plus or minus 50 cases of each product, from each shipping point named in the purchase order,” is not applicable to this solicitation. USDA will not pay for any cases exceeding the contracted quantity.
Questions regarding this solicitation can be submitted by email to [email protected]. The Contract Specialist handling this purchase will be, David Cottrell. The Contract Officer handing this purchase will be Kelli Dawkins ([email protected]).