Supply and Distribution of Hot Beverage Ingredients
The scope of commodities to be covered in the framework are as follows: coffee in various formats,
tea in various formats, hot chocolate, supply and maintenance of machinery and associated equipment.
United Kingdom-Manchester: Coffee, tea and related products
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
20 Dale Street
Contact point(s): https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Home
For the attention of: Nicola Mellor
M1 1EZ Manchester
Telephone: +44 1617133426
General address of the contracting authority: www.tuco.org
Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Home
Electronic access to information: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Home
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Home
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
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Please see additional information in VI.3
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
A combination of these
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 10
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 25 000 000 and 50 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
— coffee in various formats,
— tea in various formats,
— hot chocolate,
— supply and maintenance of machinery and associated equipment,
— other coffee shop items such as cakes, pastries, confectionery etc.
— ancillaries such as branded / non-branded disposables and non-disposables,
— barista equipment,
— training of staff.
It is envisaged that suppliers will be able to cover the full scope of ingredients, machinery (including maintenance) and associated products that surround providing a coffee shop or similar function. An ability to offer a complete coffee Shop offer/experience to include; Product Imagery, Footprint for Furniture/design is also be required.
Users of this framework may choose to use all or part of the scope of this agreement.
Minimum and desirable requirements are detailed in the PQQ documentation.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
15860000, 39711310, 39711320, 15842210
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The award will be to multiple suppliers. Tenderers will be required to attend a café concept and sampling day as part of the evaluation.
No level of usage is guaranteed. During the life of the Framework, TUCO may open up the contract to additional Public Sector Bodies, Local Authorities, Further Education establishments and academies.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 25 000 000 and 50 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: The framework will be in place for two years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months period. This will be subject to performance.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: please see tender documents.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The most economically advantageous tenders in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Interested suppliers should register their interest in the first instance at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Home suppliers will then be able to access the Pre-Qualification documents. All tendering and communication will be done electronically via the InTend Host website.
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.
The Framework Agreement is for use by but not limited to various institutions of Higher Educationhttp://www.hefce.ac.uk/unicoll/ (TUCO Ltd clients see http://www.tuco.org/buy/clients); SUPC members see http://supc.procureweb.ac.uk/aboutsupc-members APUC members see http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/home.htm NWUPC members see www.nwupc.ac.uk NEUPC members see http://neupg.procureweb.ac.uk/ HEPCW members seehttp://hepcw.procureweb.ac.uk/ LUPC members see http://www.lupc.ac.uk/ Academies; Further Education FE colleges and FE colleges via Crescent Purchasing Consortium (currently 170 colleges throughout the UK) and any other member of CPC; Conwy CBC, Denbighshire CC, Flintshire CC, Wrexham CBC, Sefton Council, Halton BC, Cheshire West and Chester Council, South Ribble Borough Council, Liverpool City Council, Wirral BC, Rochdale MBC, Northumberland CC and any other Local Authoritieshttp://www.direct.gov.uk/en/D11/Directories/Localcouncils/AToZOfLocalCouncils/DG_A-Z_LG Education Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Children, Schools and Families including Schools, Universities and Collegeshttp://www.edubase.gov.uksearchxhtml;4767F89630A039E98FE593093D577013?page=members http://www.assemblywales.orghttp://new.wales.gov.uk/?lang=en https://www.sell2wales.co.uk and NHS Trusts http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspxand this may include additional Local Authorities, Research Councils www.rcuk.ac.uk NHS Trusts and Police Authorities www.apa.police.uk Housing associations, registered social landlords(RSL’s), arm’s length management organisations. All 700 plus current members of Procurement for Housing (PfH) and any future members, details of current membership for PfH can be found here;http://www.procurementforhousing.co.uk/membership/membership_list
Please refer to the following websites for a full list of RSL’s http://www.tenantservicesauthority.org/ or http: NUSSLhttp://www.ukmsl.com/client/nusconnect/ The member organisations above are located throughout the UK, including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Framework Agreement is also for use by but not limited to Crown Commercial Services.
This Framework may also be used by other public bodies as defined by the European Union. GOReference GO-2012314-PRO-3784493.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: