Supply of Fruit and Vegetables to House of Lords

Supply of Fruit and Vegetables to House of Lords

Fruit vegetables. The catering and retail services department (CRS) of the House of Lords provides fine dining, banqueting and cafeteria services to peers, their guests, and the staff of the house, equating to approximately 1 500 covers a day.

UK-London: fruit vegetables

2012/S 139-232410

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The Corporate Officers of the House of Lords
Palace of Westminster
Contact point(s): House of Lords Procurement Office
For the attention of: Lesley Shaw
SW1A 0PW London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2072196879
E-mail: [email protected]

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: House of Lords
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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
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:

House of lords prepared fruit & vegetables.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code UKI

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)

Fruit vegetables. The catering & retail services department (CRS) of the House of Lords provides fine dining, banqueting and cafeteria services to peers, their guests, and the staff of the house, equating to approximately 1 500 covers a day. Products supplied to the CRS must be of a suitably high quality to meet the varying requirements of the different types of catering outlets and functions. The CRS department aims to provide its customers with the finest possible products from sustainable sources with a high level of traceability and of guaranteed quality to fulfil the Authority’s ever changing menu cycle.
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): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
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:

The House of Lords requires the supply of prepared fruits & vegetables for use in it’s restaurants, kitchens and banqueting facilities.
The information and/or documents for this opportunity will be available on https://www.delta-esourcing.com.

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All the details you require will be contained in the pre-qualification questionnaire/invitation to tender document which will be uploaded to the Delta system as and when it is available. You will be e-mailed by the Delta system as soon as there is any activity in the tenderbox.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 100 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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

30.8.2012 – 14:00
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 tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement,and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
Suppliers must log in, go to your “Response Manager” and add the following Access Code: 949489Z3TD Please ensure you follow any instructions provided to you. If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call +44 8452707050 or e-mail [email protected] GO Reference: GO-2012718-PRO-4086775.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:18.7.2012