Supplies - 358716-2014

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22/10/2014    S203

United Kingdom-Normanton: Food, beverages, tobacco and related products

2014/S 203-358716

Prior information notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: NHS Supply Chain acting as agent for NHS Business Services Authority
Postal address: NHS Supply Chain, Foxbridge Way
Town: Normanton
Postal code: WF6 1TL
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Craig Jones
E-mail: craig.jones@supplychain.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 1924328513

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.supplychain.nhs.uk

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.3)Main activity
Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Desserts and Snacks.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Various locations in UK.

NUTS code UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Desserts and snacks for both retail and patient feeding needs to address individually wrapped pre-portion dessert and snack requirements for the NHS. This will allow for more comprehensive ranges to be developed of both branded and non-branded products
It is anticipated that the estimated value of the lifetime of the contract is in excess of GBP 30 000 000 (approximately GBP 7 305 000 for the first year) however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement.
Initially a 3 year Framework Agreement with a single option to extend for a further period of 12 months.

Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15000000 Food, beverages, tobacco and related products, 15833100 Desserts, 15312300 Potato crisps, 15821200 Sweet biscuits, 15820000 Rusks and biscuits; preserved pastry goods and cakes, 15893200 Dessert mixes, 15626000 Custard powder, 15332200 Jams and marmalades; fruit jellies; fruit or nut purée and pastes, 15842000 Chocolate and sugar confectionery, 15842300 Confectionery, 15842220 Chocolate bars, 15612410 Cake mixes, 15842200 Chocolate products, 15612420 Baking mixes, 15831600 Honey, 15332400 Preserved fruits, 15833100 Desserts

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:
The purpose of this notice is to draw attention to a procurement that NHS Supply Chain intends to commence during the subsequent 12 months. The invitation to tender will be the subject of a separate notice and it is that notice to which potential suppliers will need to respond at the appropriate time.
The Framework Agreement between NHS Supply Chain and successful suppliers will reserve the right to purchase the same or similar supplies and/or services from suppliers not appointed to the Framework Agreement.
Whilst it is anticipated that initial expenditure under any forthcoming procurement will be in the region of GBP 7 300 000 for the first year and within the 4 year life cycle GBP 30 000 000 for this contract award. This is approximate only and the values will be to such level as those purchasing under the Framework Agreement consider necessary to provide suitable requirements.
NHS Supply Chain expects to provide successful suppliers with the opportunity to offer additional savings to customers through the provision of discounted pricing value added offerings and commitment/bulk buys initiatives.
NHS Supply Chain intends to enter into arrangements under which it will be entitled to purchase supplies and/or services which it will make available for purchase by
1) any NHS Trust;
2) any other NHS entity;
3) any government department agency or other statutory body and/or
4) any private sector entity active in the UK healthcare sector. Only NHS Supply Chain can order from the Framework Agreement and enter into contracts under it.
Non Direct Contract Products;
Potato crisps;
Retail biscuits;
Patient biscuits;
Retail confectionery;
Patient feeding cakes muffins and confectionery;
Retail cakes biscuits flapjacks and muffins;
Custard;
Dessert mixes;
Jelly crystals;
Pie fillings;
Preserves and spreads;
Individual pre-portioned desserts.
NHS Supply Chain is currently considering the use of lots for this procurement. However it reserves the right not to as part of any future tender process. Further information in respect of the lot strategy will be set out in the notice for the forthcoming procurement.

As part of its pre-tender strategy NHS Supply Chain anticipates engaging with suppliers of these products. If you would like to contract with NHS Supply Chain in respect of the products which are the subject of this procurement then please contact Sam Pearson or Craig Jones by registering your expression of interest and using the Intenda Messaging Centre via http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS

Registration:

1. Use URL http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/ to access the NHS Supply Chain Procurement portal.

2. If not yet registered:
— Click on the ‘Not Registered Yet' link to access the registration page.
— Complete the registration pages as guided by the mini guide found on the landing page.
Portal access:
If registration has been completed:

— Login with URL http://procurement.supplychain.nhs.uk/ISS/ .

— Click on the ‘Applicant Dashboard' icon to open the list of new procurement events.
Expression of interest:
— View PIN content by clicking on the ‘view notice' button for the procurement event. This opens a PDF document.
— Express an interest by clicking on the ‘express interest' button.

Information about lots

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 1 Lot title: Potato Crisps
1)Short description:
Suppliers must be able to offer a comprehensive range of flavors for both retail and patient feed.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15000000 Food, beverages, tobacco and related products, 15312300 Potato crisps

3)Quantity or scope:
Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of GBP 370 000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement.
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 2 Lot title: Retail Biscuits
1)Short description:
Suppliers must be able to offer a comprehensive range of premium pre-packed biscuits.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15000000 Food, beverages, tobacco and related products, 15821200 Sweet biscuits, 15820000 Rusks and biscuits; preserved pastry goods and cakes

3)Quantity or scope:
Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of GBP 180 000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement.
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 3 Lot title: Patient Biscuits
1)Short description:
Suppliers must offer a comprehensive range of patient pre-packed biscuits that meets the patient's requirements regarding sugar and salt guidelines.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15000000 Food, beverages, tobacco and related products, 15821200 Sweet biscuits, 15820000 Rusks and biscuits; preserved pastry goods and cakes

3)Quantity or scope:
Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of GBP 3 600 000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement.
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 4 Lot title: Retail Confectionery
1)Short description:
Suppliers must be able to offer a comprehensive range for the purpose of vending and general retail purposes.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15000000 Food, beverages, tobacco and related products, 15842000 Chocolate and sugar confectionery, 15842220 Chocolate bars, 15842300 Confectionery, 15842200 Chocolate products

3)Quantity or scope:
Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of GBP 555 000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement.
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 5 Lot title: Patient Feeding Cakes, Muffins and Confectionery
1)Short description:
Suppliers must be able to offer a comprehensive range of individual pre-portion cakes muffins and confectionery which cater for the varied dietary requirements of patients.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15000000 Food, beverages, tobacco and related products, 15842000 Chocolate and sugar confectionery, 15842220 Chocolate bars, 15842300 Confectionery, 15821200 Sweet biscuits

3)Quantity or scope:
Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of GBP 295 000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement.
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 6 Lot title: Retail Cakes, Biscuits, Flapjacks and Muffins
1)Short description:
Suppliers must be able to offer a comprehensive range for the purpose of vending and general retail purposes.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15000000 Food, beverages, tobacco and related products, 15821200 Sweet biscuits, 15842000 Chocolate and sugar confectionery, 15842220 Chocolate bars, 15842300 Confectionery, 15842200 Chocolate products

3)Quantity or scope:
Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of GBP 50 000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement.
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 7 Lot title: Custard
1)Short description:
Custard for the purpose of kitchens which enables the making of pre portion desserts at ward level and within the restaurant / canteen area.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15000000 Food, beverages, tobacco and related products, 15893200 Dessert mixes, 15626000 Custard powder

3)Quantity or scope:
Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of GBP 360 000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement.
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 8 Lot title: Dessert Mixes
1)Short description:
Dessert mixes for the purpose of kitchens which enables the making of up pre portion desserts at ward level and within the restaurant/ canteen area.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15000000 Food, beverages, tobacco and related products, 15893200 Dessert mixes, 15626000 Custard powder

3)Quantity or scope:
Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of GBP 250 000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement.
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 9 Lot title: Jelly Crystals
1)Short description:
Jelly crystals for the purpose of kitchens which enables the making of pre portion desserts at ward level and within the restaurant/ canteen area.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15000000 Food, beverages, tobacco and related products, 15893200 Dessert mixes

3)Quantity or scope:
Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of GBP 105 000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement.
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 10 Lot title: Pie Fillings
1)Short description:
Pie fillings for the purpose of kitchens which enables the making of desserts at ward level and within the restaurant / canteen area.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15000000 Food, beverages, tobacco and related products, 15893200 Dessert mixes, 15332400 Preserved fruits

3)Quantity or scope:
Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of GBP 70 000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement.
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 11 Lot title: Preserves and Spreads
1)Short description:
Preserves and spreads for the purpose of kitchens / ward level and within the restaurant / canteen area.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15000000 Food, beverages, tobacco and related products, 15332200 Jams and marmalades; fruit jellies; fruit or nut purée and pastes, 15831600 Honey

3)Quantity or scope:
Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of GBP 1 150 000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement.
5)Additional information about lots:
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 12 Lot title: Individual Pre-Portioned desserts
1)Short description:
Individual pre-portioned desserts for the purpose of kitchens at ward level and within the restaurant / canteen area.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15000000 Food, beverages, tobacco and related products, 15332400 Preserved fruits, 15842220 Chocolate bars, 15820000 Rusks and biscuits; preserved pastry goods and cakes, 15833100 Desserts

3)Quantity or scope:
Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of GBP 320 000 in the first year of this Framework Agreement however this is approximate only and the values may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the Framework Agreement.
5)Additional information about lots:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Parent company or other guarantees may be required in certain circumstances. Further details will be in the contract documents.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17.10.2014