Supplies - 420268-2017

24/10/2017    S204

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

2017/S 204-420268

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: ESPO
Postal address: Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Town: Leicester
NUTS code: UKF21 Leicester
Postal code: LE19 1ES
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Jane Smith
E-mail: tenders@espo.org
Telephone: +44 1162657928
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.espo.org/
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=f17d094c-aa67-e711-80e3-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=f17d094c-aa67-e711-80e3-005056b64545
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: local authority services

Section II: Object

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

449_18 Meal Concepts and Hot Food-To-Go.

Reference number: 449_18
II.1.2)Main CPV code
15000000 Food, beverages, tobacco and related products
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

Supply of complete meal concepts such as pasta, rice or noodle pots and hot food-to-go items including filled wraps, pizzas and more. To tender: (a) Go to www.eastmidstenders.org, (b) Register (c) Search for tender opportunity ‘449_18’ d) Express an interest (e) Download the tender from the website.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 12 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Pasta, Rice and Noodle Based Meals

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
15131120 Sausage products
15131400 Pork products
15131500 Poultry products
15131600 Beef and veal products
15614000 Processed rice
15851100 Uncooked pasta
15851210 Prepared pasta
15871260 Sauces
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Supply of meat based and vegetarian sauces with a selection of pasta, rice and noodles designed to be served in light weight disposable food containers.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 7 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/01/2018
End: 31/12/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Bread and Wrap Based Concepts

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
15131500 Poultry products
15811500 Prepared bread products
15871260 Sauces
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Supply of bread or wrap products with a selection of sauces, dressings and marinated chicken.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 3 750 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/01/2018
End: 31/12/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Pizza Kits

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
15131120 Sausage products
15131400 Pork products
15131500 Poultry products
15131600 Beef and veal products
15540000 Cheese products
15811000 Bread products
15871260 Sauces
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Supply of complete pizza kits including ready-to-bake bases, sauce, cheese and various toppings.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 750 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/01/2018
End: 31/12/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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 III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

This contract will operate on-going contract monitoring procedures following award, to ensure financial stability requirements are maintained.

Credit rating checks will be carried out on a regular basis, using the credit rating agency, Creditsafe Business Solutions Limited.

Any changes will be assessed (compared with a baseline credit rating score obtained at contract award stage) and significant changes or sustained degradation will be investigated.

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 132-269603
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 20/11/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 20/11/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

As a Central Purchasing Body as defined by the EU Procurement Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, the Framework Agreement is open for use by Public Bodies (defined https://www.espo.org/ESPO/media/Documents/FAQs/ESPO-s_powers_to_trade__website_-2016-12-22.pdf) that also fall into one of the following classifications of user throughout all administrative regions of the UK: Local Authorities; Educational Establishments (including Academies); Central Government Departments and Agencies; Police, Fire and Rescue and Coastguard Emergency Services; NHS and HSC Bodies, including Ambulance Services; Registered Charities; Registered Social Landlords; or any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament. Details of the classification of end user establishments and geographical areas is available on: http://www.espo.org/About-us-%281%29/FAQs/Legal

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Espo
Postal address: Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Town: Leicester
Postal code: LE19 1ES
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: www.espo.org
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

ESPO will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by ESPO as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the applicant was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2105 No 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order for any document to be amended and may award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order for a fine to be paid, and/or order the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
20/10/2017