Supply of Food Leicester

Supply of Food Leicester

Supply of Premium and Upmarket Deli-Style Food.


Awarding body Leicester City Council

Est. Start Date: 16/07/2012
Est. End Date: 15/07/2013


Leicester City Council require a supplier who can provide up market deli-style food, drink and snacks to its “Creative Industry” tenants and members of the public for its café in the City Centre Area. The supplier should be able to supply and deliver premium deli-style products such as luxury sandwich fillers, organic juices, glass bottled juices, snacks which are specifically detailed below. Customers have maintained their interest and expectancy for upmarket products.

Current local produce at the Café includes:

. Pre prepared sandwich fillers.
. Range of cheeses – Cheddar, feta, mozzarella, goat’s cheese, brie, stilton.
. Sliced meats – ham, turkey, beef, pork.
. Tinned goods – Chilli con carne, vegetable chilli, beans, tuna, tomatoes.
. Cream & butter portions, spread.
. Locally made cakes – Muffins/flapjacks/tray cakes (individually wrapped).

Bottled beverages/drinks and snack products includes:

. Fruit juices, individual glass bottles of 330ml at least Orange, Apple, Cranberry & Mixed fruit.
. Cans & Bottles of Fizzy Drinks.
. Still & Sparkling water.
. Locally sourced sparkling drinks in various flavours (Belvoir presses etc).
. 1 litre apple and orange juice cartons.
. Crisps – all types including hand-cooked premium products, currently Walkers and Tyrell’s are served.
. Tortillas
. Chocolate bars and confectionery.
. Bottled sauces – Tomato ketchup, mayonnaise, brown, salad cream.
. Tea pigs.
. Oils eg dressing oils, Olive oils, vegetable oils.
. Offers on new and interesting products.

Frozen provisions include:

. Breads – bloomer bread, normal bread loafs, baguettes, ciabatta, small seeded rolls, burger buns.
. Chips.
. Jacket potatoes.
. Quiches.
. Frozen vegetables.
. Meat – steak, bacon, sausages.
. Fish – Salmon, fish fingers.
. Cakes/muffins/tray cakes.
. Large desserts/ice cream.
. A variety of buffet food.

Disposables & Packaging Solutions

. Packaging – cups, bags, lids, boxes.
. Disposable cutlery, plates.
. Biscuits (individually wrapped).
. Tea bags, coffee, special teas, currently Twining’s
. Sauce sachets.
. Sugars.

The above list is non-exhaustive.


Delivery should be twice a week, currently Mondays and Thursdays, and flexible enough to deal with last minute requests, which must be honoured.

Please state –

. How often you can deliver to Leicester City Council – City Centre?
. What is your minimum order quantities/price?
. What is your lead time for ordering?
. How would you honour last minute requests?
. Any deviations/variations if you cannot supply the above products


Although prices per unit will vary; for ease when quoting, please state the average cost per item which you charge.

Please complete and email the attached quotation document (which can be found at the bottom of this advert) with any additional information no later than 3.00pm on 6 July 2012, to otherwise it will not be considered.

The contract will be for one year.

Associated Documents

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Additional information

Contract Type One off
Procurement Process Quotation
Estimated ValueText Description
Category Food & Beverages,
CPV codes 15000000,
Suitable for SME YES

Document Available Until

6 July 2012

6 days

Submission Return By

6 July 2012

6 days

Contact Details

Leicester City Council
Mr Punit Modi
B Block,
6th Floor,
New Walk Centre,
Welford Place,

This contract is being managed by Leicester City Council . To request documentation contact