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70301 - The Education Authority invites tenders for the provision, on a call-off as required basis, of Fresh and Pre-Prepared Fruit and Vegetables for the period 1.8.2017 to 31.7.2018. The contract is divided into 5 lots - Ballymena, Antrim, ...

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Education Authority NI
Grahamsbridge Road, Dundonald
Belfast
BT16 2HS
United Kingdom
Contact person: David Gilmore
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

70301 - Fruit and Vegetables inc. pre-prepared items for Education Authority kitchens in Ballymena, Antrim, Newtownabbey/Carrickfergus, Coleraine, Magherafelt/Portglenone/Maghera.

Reference number: 70301 - Fruit Vegetables inc pre-prepared items for kitchens in the North East of Northern Ireland
II.1.2)Main CPV code
15300000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

70301 - The Education Authority invites tenders for the provision, on a call-off as required basis, of Fresh and Pre-Prepared Fruit and Vegetables for the period 1.8.2017 to 31.7.2018. The contract is divided into 5 lots - Ballymena, Antrim, Newtownabbey/Carrickfergus, Coleraine, Magherafelt/Portglenone/Maghera - and each Lot will be awarded as per Section 6.7 of the Attachment 1 of the tender documents.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Ballymena

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
03200000
03221200
15330000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN0
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

70301 - The Education Authority invites tenders for the provision, on a call-off as required basis, of Fresh and Pre-Prepared Fruit and Vegetables for the period 1.8.2017 to 31.7.2018. The contract is divided into 5 lots - Ballymena, Antrim, Newtownabbey/Carrickfergus, Coleraine, Magherafelt/Portglenone/Maghera - and each Lot will be awarded as per Section 6.7 of the Attachment 1 of the tender documents.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 55 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Antrim

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
03200000
03221200
15330000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN0
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

70301 - The Education Authority invites tenders for the provision, on a call-off as required basis, of Fresh and Pre-Prepared Fruit and Vegetables for the period 1.8.2017 to 31.7.2018. The contract is divided into 5 lots - Ballymena, Antrim, Newtownabbey/Carrickfergus, Coleraine, Magherafelt/Portglenone/Maghera - and each Lot will be awarded as per Section 6.7 of the Attachment 1 of the tender documents.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 40 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Newtownabbey/Carrickfergus

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
03200000
03221200
15330000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN0
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

70301 - The Education Authority invites tenders for the provision, on a call-off as required basis, of Fresh and Pre-Prepared Fruit and Vegetables for the period 1.8.2017 to 31.7.2018. The contract is divided into 5 lots - Ballymena, Antrim, Newtownabbey/Carrickfergus, Coleraine, Magherafelt/Portglenone/Maghera - and each Lot will be awarded as per Section 6.7 of the Attachment 1 of the tender documents.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 65 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Coleraine

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
03200000
03221200
15330000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN0
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

70301 - The Education Authority invites tenders for the provision, on a call-off as required basis, of Fresh and Pre-Prepared Fruit and Vegetables for the period 1.8.2017 to 31.7.2018. The contract is divided into 5 lots - Ballymena, Antrim, Newtownabbey/Carrickfergus, Coleraine, Magherafelt/Portglenone/Maghera - and each Lot will be awarded as per Section 6.7 of the Attachment 1 of the tender documents.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 70 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Magherafelt/Portglenone/Maghera

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
03200000
03221200
15330000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN0
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

70301 - The Education Authority invites tenders for the provision, on a call-off as required basis, of Fresh and Pre-Prepared Fruit and Vegetables for the period 1.8.2017 to 31.7.2018. The contract is divided into 5 lots - Ballymena, Antrim, Newtownabbey/Carrickfergus, Coleraine, Magherafelt/Portglenone/Maghera - and each Lot will be awarded as per Section 6.7 of the Attachment 1 of the tender documents.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 70 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 5
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: N/a.
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 30/06/2017
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 28/09/2017
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 30/06/2017
Local time: 15:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

May 2018.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Education Authority
40 Academy Street
Belfast
BT1 2NQ
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
25/05/2017