The U.S. Department of Agriculture today announced plans to purchase the following kosher products:
WBSCM Material Code
K APPLESAUCE CAN-6/10
K PEACHES CLING CAN-6/10
K PEARS SLICES CAN-6/10
K PEACH FREESTONEDICED FRZ CUP-96/4.4 OZ
K BEANS GREEN CAN-6/10
K CORN WHOLE KERNEL(LIQ) CAN-6/10
K PEAS CAN-6/10
K PEAS GREEN FRZ CTN-30 LB
K BEANS GREEN FRZ CTN-30 LB
K CARROTS FRZ CTN-30 LB
K BEANS GREAT NORTHERN DRY BAG-25 LB
K TOMATO SAUCE CAN – 6/10
K TOMATO PASTE CAN – 6/10
K CARROTS CAN – 6/10
K BEANS GARBANZO CAN – 6/10
Offerors are urged to review all documents as they pertain to this program, including the AMS Master Solicitation for Commodity Procurements dated January 1, 2017; the applicable Commodity Specification(s) identified in the subsequent Solicitation(s); and the Qualification Requirements for Prospective Vendors dated April 2016. These documents are available on the AMS Commodity Procurement website at www.ams.usda.gov/selling-food.
Offerors must comply with the applicable dietary (KOSHER) laws as established by the “613 COUNCIL OF KASHRUTH” in the production of these commodity products. Offerors must not bid on these purchase units unless they can be properly certified. Vendors receiving purchase order items identified as “KOSHER” must contact the Board of Jewish Education of Greater New York (BJENY) at telephone 646-472-5365 prior to manufacturing the commodity product to arrange for certification of compliance with the applicable dietary (kosher) laws.
Offerors must read all terms of the applicable Solicitation(s) when it is issued. To receive electronic (e-mail) notification of the issuance of these solicitations, see the “Stay up to date on USDA food purchases” available on the AMS Commodity Procurement website.
Inquiries may be made by telephoning the Contract Specialists for Kosher programs. For kosher fruit products, contact Kimberly Polk at firstname.lastname@example.org; for kosher vegetable products, contact Carol Givens-Verser at email@example.com; or addressing the Contracting Officer, USDA/AMS Commodity Procurement Staff, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, STOP 0239, Washington, DC 20250-0256. An electronic version of this Purchase Announcement can be found at the Commodity Procurement Website: http://www.ams.usda.gov/selling-food.
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