Supply of Food to Kirklees Council – Market Engagement Event 4 May 2021
Kirklees Council is carrying out a preliminary market consultation.
Kirklees Council Future Food Procurements – Preliminary Market Consultation
- Cereals, potatoes, vegetables, fruits and nuts – 03200000
- Food, beverages, tobacco and related products – 15000000
Location of contract
Yorkshire and the Humber
9 April 2021
4 May 2021
Contract is suitable for SMEs?
Contract is suitable for VCSEs?
Kirklees Council is carrying out a preliminary market consultation (PMC). This is not an invitation to tender or a request for formal expressions of interest. The Council, as Contracting Authority is holding a market engagement event to inform economic operators of the procurement plan and requirements around Social Value.
The Council intends to issue the following procurements for the supply of food in 2021;
The Supply of Bread and Other Allied Products estimated contract value – £352,000 – contract start date 25 October 2021
Supply and Delivery of Prepared and Unprepared Fresh Fruit, Vegetables, Potato and Dairy Products estimated contract value – £3,100,000 – contract start date 1 April 2022
Supply and Delivery of Ready Made Sandwiches, Wraps and Panini’s estimated contract value – £748,000 – contract start date 1 April 2022
Supply and Delivery of Grocery Supplies – estimated contract value £632,000 – contract start date 1 April 2022
The Council will be including Social Value as Award Criteria along with Quality and Price, this will be undertaken via the Social Value Portal.
The Council is committed to a performance and evidence based approach to Social Value, based on the National TOMs (Themes, Outcomes and Measures) developed by the Social
Value Portal. As part of the procurement process, economic operators will be required to propose credible targets against which performance for the delivery of Social Value will be monitored.
In order to ensure that the market is fully prepared to respond to the Social Value element of the Award Criteria, a market engagement event will be held at 09:00 – 09:50 am on 4 May 2021 via Microsoft Teams where an overview of the up and coming procurements will be provided and a representative from the Social Value Portal will provide an overview on how
to access the portal.
Access to the teams meeting is available via a link which can be found at
How to apply
Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.
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