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Services - 183217-2020

20/04/2020    S77

United Kingdom-York: Research consultancy services

2020/S 077-183217

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Food Standards Agency
Postal address: Foss House, Peasholme Green
Town: York
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: YO1 7PR
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: fsa.procurement@food.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.food.gov.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

FS101228 — Nitrate Monitoring of Domestic Leafy Green Vegetables

Reference number: FS101228
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73210000 Research consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Nitrate monitoring of domestic leafy green vegetables.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 149 950.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73300000 Design and execution of research and development
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

There has been a long-established European Commission requirement (EC/1258/2011) requesting member states to annually communicate results of nitrate monitoring in leafy green vegetables and report on the progress of the adoption of codes of good agricultural practice by industry.

The survey will monitor tissue nitrate levels in domestically grown leafy green vegetables, providing a snapshot of UK compliance rates with legislative maximum levels set out in Commission Regulation (EU) No 1258/2011 of 2 December 2011 amending Regulation (EC) No 1881/2006 as regards maximum levels for nitrates in foodstuffs.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 248-615962
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: FS101228
Title:

Nitrate Monitoring of Domestic Leafy Green Vegetables

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
17/02/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: RSK ADAS Ltd
National registration number: 10486936
Postal address: Spring Lodge, 172 Chester Road
Town: Helsby
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: WA6 0AR
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 149 950.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Food Standards Agency
Town: York
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/04/2020