Supply Fresh Fruit and Vegetables to Fife Council Establishments

Supply Fresh Fruit and Vegetables to Fife Council Establishments

The purpose of this contract is to engage with a supplier (s) to provide Fife Council with quality fresh fruit and fresh vegetables to all schools, nurseries, commercial units and care homes throughout Fife.

United Kingdom-Glenrothes: Fruit vegetables

2015/S 148-273101

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Fife Council
Fife House, North Street
For the attention of: Jacqui Laing
KY7 5LT Glenrothes
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3451550000

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.fifedirect.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00187

Further information can be obtained from: Fife Council
Fife House, North Street
For the attention of: Jacqui Laing
KY7 5LT Glenrothes
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3451550000
Internet address: http://www.fifedirect.org.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
For the attention of: Jacqui LaingUNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3451550000
Internet address: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3451550000
Internet address: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

1024 – Supply of Fresh Fruit and Fresh Vegetables to Fife Council Establishments.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Fife.

NUTS code UKM22

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The purpose of this contract is to engage with a supplier (s) to provide Fife Council with quality fresh fruit and fresh vegetables to all schools, nurseries, commercial units and care homes throughout Fife, irrespective of the size of the establishment, their location within Fife and their potential order value and volume.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information, please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at:http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=408387

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the postbox facility. A user guide is available at:http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03221200

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

As stated in the Tender document.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Tenderers can bid for all lots or individual lots.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.12.2015. Completion 30.11.2018

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Supply of Fresh Fruit and Fresh Vegetables to Glenrothes, Cupar and North of Fife

1)Short description

Supply and delivery of fresh fruit and fresh vegetables to Fife Council establishments located in Glenrothes, Cupar and the North of Fife.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03221200

3)Quantity or scope

As stated in the Tender document.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Supply of Fresh Fruit and Fresh Vegetables to Kirkcaldy and Leven Area

1)Short description

Supply and delivery of fresh fruit and fresh vegetables to Fife Council establishments located in the Kirkclady and Leven area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03221200

3)Quantity or scope

As stated in the Tender document.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3Lot title: Supply of Fresh Fruit and Fresh Vegetables to the St Andrews, Anstruther and Coast Areas

1)Short description

Supply and delivery of fresh fruit and fresh vegetables to Fife Council establishments located in the St Andrews, Anstruther and Coast areas.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03221200

3)Quantity or scope

As stated in the Tender document.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4Lot title: Supply of Fresh Fruit and Fresh Vegetables to Dunfermline and West Areas

1)Short description

Supply and delivery of fresh fruit and fresh vegetables to Fife Council establishments located in the Dunfermline and West Area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03221200

3)Quantity or scope

As stated in the Tender Document.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5Lot title: Supply of Fresh Fruit and Fresh Vegetables to Lochgelly and Cowdenbeath Area

1)Short description

Supply and delivery of fresh fruit and fresh vegetables to Fife Council establishments located in the Lochgelly and Cowdenbeath Area.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03221200

3)Quantity or scope

As stated in the Tender document.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(6) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established.
(7) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All candidates will be required to provide a statement covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) A check may be carried out by the contracting authority or by a competent official body of the State in which the candidate is established, to verify the technical capacity of the candidate; and if relevant, on the candidates study and research facilities and quality control measures.
(2) An indication of the proportion of the contract, which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Price. Weighting 45

2. Minimum order values. Weighting 10

3. Service. Weighting 10

4. Contingency planning. Weighting 10

5. Food sustainability. Weighting 10

6. Sustainability. Weighting 5

7. Environmental. Weighting 5

8. Added value. Weighting 5

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

1024
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

9.9.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 9.9.2015 – 12:00

Place:

PCS secure electronic postbox.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

(SC Ref:408387)
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Fife Council shall incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar day standstill period from the point of information on the award of the Contract being communicated to Tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful Tenderers to seek further debriefing from the Contracting authority before the Contract is entered into.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

John Cosgrove
Fife House, North Street
KY7 5LT Glenrothes
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

30.7.2015

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