Food and Drink Study

Food and Drink Study

Leicester City Council requires a consultant with specialist knowledge of local food and drink sector to provide information and evidence of demand being present in Leicester for a Food Park which is proposed to consist of units for start-up businesses to manufacture products, as well as develop and progress their business.

REFERENCE PAN0093
Awarding body Leicester City Council

Est. Start Date: 05/11/2012
Est. End Date: 30/11/2012

Description

Leicester City Council requires a consultant with specialist knowledge of local food and drink sector to provide information and evidence of demand being present in Leicester for a Food Park which is proposed to consist of units for start-up businesses to manufacture products, as well as develop and progress their business. Evidence is required in time to inform an ERDF PA2 application for funding due to be submitted in mid-November. Further Information is available in the brief attached to this Opportunity.

Leicester City Council requires the successful tenderer to commence work on the study as soon as possible. The Council will be submitting an ERDF application in mid-November 2012 and would like the priority aspects, as highlighted above, completed by Friday 9th November 2012 at the latest in order to reference the information and provide evidence within the ERDF application. The final completed study should follow by 30th November 2012.

Knowledge and experience of the food and drink sector is essential.

Interested Consultants/Organisations should register their interest by emailing lisa.brownbridge@leicester.gov.uk

Please complete the selection questionnaire and quotation form (link to the document is below) and return to

Responses should be returned to procurementquotations@leicester.gov.uk by no later than 5pm on Wednesday 31st October 2012.

If you require any further information concerning the tender process please contact Lisa Brownbridge on 0116 2528923.

Please note that no questions will be answered which provide a competitive advantage to any party tendering. Should questions arise during the tendering period, which in our judgement are of material significance, which in our judgement are of material significance, we will inform all tenderers to explain the nature of the question and set-out our formal reply.

Only quotations on the form below will be accepted. However, any supporting documents will be considered.

Applicants should note that due to the technicality of the software package being used to create this advert, this Opportunity will become “invisible” at midnight, 30 October 2012. Applicants are therefore requested to save all documentation relating to this Opportunity locally.
 

Associated Documents

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Additional information

Contract Type One off
Procurement Process Quotation
Estimated ValueText Description
Category Consultancy, Project Management, Professional & Advisory Services, Business, Food & Beverages,
CPV codes
Suitable for SME YES

Document Available Until

31 October 2012

5 days

Submission Return By

31 October 2012

5 days

Contact Details

Leicester City Council
Lisa Brownbridge, Tel No: 0116 252 8923
New Walk Centre,
Welford Place,
Leicester LE1 6ZG

This contract is being managed by Leicester City Council . To request documentation contact procurementquotations@leicester.gov.uk