Services - 516828-2019

31/10/2019    S211    Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Italy-Parma: Public relations services

2019/S 211-516828

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma
Postal address: Largo Calamandrei n. 1/A
Town: Parma
NUTS code: ITH52 Parma
Postal code: 43121
Country: Italy
Contact person: Paolo Tramelli
Telephone: +39 0521246211
Fax: +39 0521243983

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Protecting Consortium
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Protection of the PDO Parma Ham

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Public Notice of Tender for the Selection, by Means of an Open Competitive Procedure, of an “Implementing Body”

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79416000 Public relations services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Public notice of tender for the selection, by means of an open competitive procedure, of an “ImplementingBody” engaged for the realisation of the actions (activities/initiatives) directed at the attainment of the objectives that are provided by the Programme that will be presented and which shall be carried out in the following third countries: Japan, China, Kong Kong and Taiwan, using as testimonial products Parma Ham PDO and Grana Padano Cheese PDO.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 5 410 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ITH52 Parma
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The activities to be carried out within the project framework include but are not limited to: activities of public relations, information on and promotion of agricultural products of the European Union, the organisation of events and tastings at points of sale, the drawing up of informational and promotional materials.

For a detailed description and the requirements for participation in the selection see the tender documents under the following link:

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: 5 410 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Each 12 months

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Regulation (EU) no.1144/2014

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

See the tender documents under the following link:

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 27/11/2019
Local time: 17:00
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, Italian
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 29/11/2019
Local time: 10:30

Head Office of the Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma, Largo Calamandrei n. 1/A – CAP 43121 Parma (PR) – Italia

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: TAR Emilia Romagna - Parma
Postal address: Piazzale Santa Fiora 7
Town: Parma
Postal code: 43121
Country: Italy
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: