Amended, USDA Poultry Purchase Program Announced

April 19, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced plans to purchase poultry products for the National School Lunch Program and other Federal food nutrition assistance programs. Offers will be solicited in the following forms:

Material #

Material Description

100044

EGG MIX DRIED PKG-48/6 OZ

100936

EGGS 15 DOZ

100047

EGGS WHOLE LIQ BULK -TANK

100046

EGGS WHOLE FRZ CTN-6/5 LB

110845

EGGS WHOLE FRZ CTN-12/2 LB

110931

EGG PATTY, COOKED ROUND FRZ - 25 LB.

100877

CHICKEN BONED CAN-12/50 OZ

100098

CHICKEN CUT-UP FRZ CTN- 40 LB

100880

CHICKEN WHOLE BAGGED FRZ CTN 36-43 LB

110154

CHICKEN CONSUMER SPLIT BREAST

110462

CHICKEN STRIPS FRZ CTN - 30 LB

110080

OVEN-ROASTED CHICKEN

110921

CHICKEN, FILLET, 2.0 MMA, UNBREADED, FROZEN – 30LB.

100878

CHICKEN DRUMSTICKS

100117

CHICKEN FAJITA STRIPS CTN - 30 LB

100113

CHICKEN LEGS CHILLED - BULK

100100

CHICKEN SMALL CHILLED - BULK

100103

CHICKEN LARGE CHILLED - BULK

100124

TURKEY CHILLED - BULK

100119

TURKEY TACO FILLING CTN-30LB

100883

TURKEY THIGHS BNLSSKNLS CHILLED -BULK

100121

TURKEY BREAST DELI FRZ CTN – 40 LB

110122

TURKEY BREAST SMKD DELI FRZ CTN – 40 LB

110910

TURKEY BREAST SMKD SLC FRZ PKG-8/5 LB

110911

TURKEY HAM SMKD SLC FRZ PKG-8/5 LB

100125

TURKEY ROASTS FRZ CTN – 32-48 LB

100126

TURKEY HAMS SMKD FRZ CTN – 40 LB

110554

TURKEY BREAST DELI SLICED FRZ PKG- 8/5 LB

Solicitations will be issued in the near future for deliveries beginning July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019.  Offers to sell these products must be received not later than the date specified on the Solicitations. Solicitations will be available electronically through the Web-Based Supply Chain Management (WBSCM) system.  A hard copy of the solicitation will not be available. Public WBSCM information is available without an account on the WBSCM Public Procurement Page. All future information regarding this acquisition, including solicitation amendments and award notices, will be published through WBSCM, and on the Agricultural Marketing Service's website at www.ams.usda.gov/selling-food. Interested parties shall be responsible for ensuring that they have the most up-to-date information about this acquisition. The contract type is anticipated to be firm-fixed price. Deliveries are expected to be to various locations in the United States on an FOB destination basis.

Pursuant to Agricultural Acquisition Regulation 470.103(b), commodities and the products of agricultural commodities acquired under this contract must be a product of the United States, and shall be considered to be such a product if it is grown, processed, and otherwise prepared for sale or distribution exclusively in the United States. Packaging and container components under this acquisition will be the only portion subject to the World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement and Free Trade Agreements, as addressed by FAR clause 52.225-5.

Offerors are urged to review all documents as they pertain to this program, including the latest—

  • AMS Master Solicitation for Commodity Procurements (MSCP), April 12, 2017;
  • Applicable commodity specification(s) identified in the subsequent solicitation(s); and
  • Qualification Requirements for Prospective Contractors Selling Commodities to USDA, March 1, 2017.

These documents are available on the AMS Commodity Procurement website.

To be eligible to submit offers, potential contractors must meet the AMS vendor qualification requirements. The AMS point of contact for new vendors is Andrea Lang who can be reached by phone at (202) 720-4237 or by email to NewVendor@ams.usda.gov. Details of these requirements are available online at: https://www.ams.usda.gov/selling-food/becoming-approved. Once qualification requirements have been met, access to WBSCM will be provided. Bids, modifications, withdrawals of bids, and price adjustments shall be submitted using this system. Submission of the above by any means other than WBSCM will be determined nonresponsive.

To receive e-mail notification of the issuance of AMS solicitations, contract awards, and other information, subscribe online by visiting: “Stay up to date on USDA Food Purchases” available on the AMS Commodity Procurement website.

Inquiries may be directed to the Contracting Officer, Greta Samuel at (202) 720-6592 or via email at Greta.samuel@ams.usda.gov

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