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General Buy Information

Buy #: 1160634  
Solicitation #: 1160634
Buy Description: FCI TALLAHASSEE - Q2 FY24 Halal Menu
Category: 89 -- Subsistence
Sub Category: 8940 -- Special Dietary Foods and Food Specialty Preparations
NAICS: 311999 -- All Other Miscellaneous Food Manufacturing
SAM Contract Opportunity: Yes (If Yes, buys prior to 11/2019 were posted to FBO)
Set-Aside Requirement: Small Business
End Date: 12/04/2023
End Time: 11:00 ET
Seller Question Deadline: No Seller Question Deadline Set
Delivery: Special Delivery Instructions - See Statement of Work/Delivery Attachment

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Line Item(s)

Item No Description Qty Unit
001 Certified Halal Meat - 16 ounce Chicken Wing Meal consisting of: - 5 ounce-weight Bone-in Chicken Wings - 2 ounce-weight BBQ Sauce - 5 ounce-weight Mashed Potatoes - 4 ounce-weight Mixed Vegetables 12 EA
002 Certified Halal Meat - 20 Ounce Spaghetti and Meatballs Meal consisting of: - 4 ounce-weight cooked Beef Meatballs (made with ground beef with not more than: 20% fat; 20% added ingredients ;) - 5 ounce-weight Spaghetti Pasta - 3 ounce-weight Tomato Sauce - 8 ounce-weight Sweet Peas - finished product of the Meatball may not contain more than 3.5% of a non-dairy/non-meat binders and extenders or 2% isolated soy protein may be used, but must be shown in the ingredients statement on the product's label by its common name. 12 EA

Bidding Requirements

Open Market bids are accepted in this solicitation; however, please refer to the specifications below, including 'Set-Aside Requirement' provision, for additional requirements.
The Government intends to select for award the one responsible quote which conforms to the Bidding Requirements and Buy Terms in the auction, proposes a price that is fair and reasonable, and provides the Lowest Priced, Technically Acceptable (LPTA) quote meeting the specifications of the requirement. If the lowest priced quote is not found to be Technically Acceptable, the government will evaluate the next lowest priced quote, and so on. Quotes determined to be incomplete, unreasonable, or unrealistic will not be considered for award.
The Buyer is allowing Sellers to submit bids that either meet or exceed the requested specification. Sellers MUST enter exactly what they are bidding (including make, model, and description) into the blank description field in order for the bid to be considered.
The Buyer is requiring that any rebid must be lower than the 'current bid price' by this amount. The reduction is based on the total order and must be satisfied within the rebid minimum.
Buyer intends to issue award using a purchase order, delivery order, or purchase card. If utilizing a purchase card, Buyer will communicate account information to Selected Seller outside of the Marketplace.
This solicitation is a Small Business Set-Aside and only qualified Sellers can bid.
Buyers and Sellers agree to conduct this transaction through Unison Marketplace in compliance with the Unison Marketplace Terms of Use. Failure to comply with the below terms and conditions may result in offer being determined as non-responsive.
Interested offerors must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the buyer to respond. Questions can be submitted by using the 'Questions & Responses' link. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.
Unless otherwise specified in the Buy Terms, below, Bid must be good for 30 calendar days after close of Buy and shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.)
The Buyer has provided special instructions for delivery – See Statement of Work/Delivery Attachment.
The Buyer is requiring interested Sellers submit Bids with pricing inclusive of all Line Items.

Buy Terms

Name Description
Terminology As defined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 2.101, the terms “offer” and “offeror” refer to a response to a solicitation that, if accepted, would bind the submitter to perform the resultant contract. The terms “bid” and “bidder” refer to an offer submitted in response to an Invitation for Bid (IFB). The term “proposal” refers to an offer submitted in response to a Request for Proposal (RFP). The terms “quotation,” “quote,” and “quoter” refer to a non-binding submission in response to a Request for Quotation (RFQ) which is not an offer.
Pricing Instructions Unless the Buyer indicates otherwise within a particular line item description, each Seller shall include in its online Bid/Proposal/Quotation individual pricing for all required line items in order to be considered for award (i.e., Do not use the “Included in another line item” function when pricing each line item). If a line item cannot be separately priced, you must notify the buyer through the FedBid ‘Submit a Question’ feature regarding which line item(s) should be included in which other line item(s) and request reposting. Failure to comply with this term may result in the Bid/Proposal/Quotation being determined to be unacceptable.
Equipment Condition New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty.
Bid/Offer Acceptance Period (Applicable to Invitations for Bid (IFB) or Requests for Proposal (RFP) Bid/Offer MUST be good for 60 calendar days after close of Buy, unless otherwise indicated.
Shipping Condition Shipping must be free on board (FOB) destination CONUS (Continental U.S.), which means that the seller must deliver the goods on its conveyance at the destination specified by the buyer, and the seller is responsible for the cost of shipping and risk of loss prior to actual delivery at the specified destination.
SAM Requirement This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) at the time an offer or quotation is submitted, excluding the exceptions outlined in FAR 4.1102(a). Registration information can be found at
Delivery Requirement No partial shipments are permitted unless specifically authorized at the time of award.
Q&A Instructions Q&A -Please submit all questions by using the 'Submit a Question' button. This buy will then be reposted with Q&A based on the questions that come in (if applicable).
Award Criteria The Contracting Officer will indicate elsewhere in this Buy as to whether responses will be evaluated for award based either upon (a) price and pricing factors only (Bids/Quotes) or (b) price and other factors (Proposals/Quotes). All Bids/Proposals/Quotations must conform to the listed specifications or the Statement of Work. If award criteria are based upon (b) price and other factors, the Contracting Officer shall clearly indicate the criteria to be applied elsewhere in this Buy.
Supplemental Bid/Proposal/Quotation Information In addition to providing pricing at for this solicitation, each Bidder/Offeror/Quoter must provide any required, NON-PRICING responses (e.g. technical proposal, representations and certifications, etc.) so that they are received no later than the closing date and time for this Buy. Submissions can be sent to
For Exact Match Only Commodity Buys For Exact Match Only Commodity Buys- NO SUBSTITUTIONS, EXACT MATCH ONLY. The Bidder/Offeror/Quoter may not substitute any item/service listed on this order without prior written approval from the BOP Contracting Officer. No other individual is authorized, either verbally or in writing to change part numbers, manufacturer, quantity, delivery dates, or any other specifications of this Buy. Items/services that do not conform to descriptions and part numbers found in this Buy will be rejected at the time of delivery causing a return at the contractor's expense.
For Buys other than Exact Match For all buys other than Exact Match Sellers MUST document what they are bidding for evaluation for award. Sellers must include, extended specs and/or manufacturer name and part numbers (if applicable). Failure to do this may result in non-consideration of the Bid/Proposal/Quotation. This information is REQUIRED in order for a seller’s Bid/Proposal/Quotation to be evaluated for award. FAR 52.211-6.

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Seller Attachment(s): Optional

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Buy Attachment(s)

No. Document Name   Document Size
001 Terms_and_Conditions.pdf   131 KB