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Commodity Purchasing
 
AMS Commodity Procurement  
Overview

 
The Agricultural Marketing Service’s Commodity Procurement Staff purchase a variety of food products in support of the National School Lunch Program and other food assistance programs. These purchases also help to stabilize prices in agricultural commodity markets by balancing supply and demand.

 

 
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Commodity Purchase Programs

 
AMS Commodity Procurement publically posts all solicitations, offer due dates, and details on subsequent awards. Choose a category below, then select the product of interest from the drop-down menu. Also listed below are links to purchasing reports issued by AMS on a periodic basis.

 

 
Solicitations and Awards:

 

 

 
Commodity Purchase Reports

 
  • Purchase Summaries – Current Fiscal Year (To Date) Report by Product, and Past Fiscal Year Summary Reports by Product and Vendor

 

 
Web Based Supply Chain Management

 

 

 
Vendor Selling Kit

 

 
Resources
 
  CP Staff Key Contacts (PDF)  
 
  Annual Industry Meeting  
 
  Livestock Eligible Suppliers List (PDF)  
 
  Fruit and Vegetable Eligible Suppliers List (PDF)  
 
  Poultry Eligible Suppliers List (PDF)  
 
  Approved Laboratory Program for Testing Frozen Cooked Diced Chicken (PDF)  
 
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Useful Links
 
  Food and Nutrition Service (FNS)  
 
  Farm Service Agency (FSA)  
 
  Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)  
 
  Food and Drug Administration (FDA)  
 
  Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU)  
 
See Also
 
  Livestock, Poultry, and Seed Programs  
 
  Fruit and Vegetable Programs  
 
  Livestock Product Survey  
 
  Farm to School Resources  
 
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  Last Modified Date: 04/16/2014