Supply and Delivery of Fresh Fruit and Fresh Vegetables
Tenders are invited from firms wishing to be considered as sole provider to the University for the Supply and Delivery of Fresh Fruit and Fresh and Prepared Vegetables.
United Kingdom-Belfast: Fruit, vegetables and related products
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Queens University Belfast
For the attention of: Betty Robinson
BT7 1NN Belfast
Telephone: +44 2890973026
Fax: +44 2890971390
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
NUTS code UKN01
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
— The Great Hall, Queen’s University Belfast, Lanyon Building, University Road, Belfast BT7 1NN.
— Riddel Hall, 185 Stranmillis Road, Belfast. BT9 5EE.
It is the University’s preference to award this contract to a single supplier, capable of fulfilling all its requirements. This contract will also facilitate the purchase of ad-hoc produce which accommodation and hospitality may have at various locations across the University Campus.
The successful applicant will be required to deliver on a daily basis, Monday to Saturday. The contract will initially be for 12 months with the option to extend its duration by a further 4 x 12 month extension periods.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 200 000 and 250 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Number of possible renewals: 4
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to documentation.
Please refer to documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
The Public Contract Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: