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General Buy Information

Buy #: 1160790  
Solicitation #: 15B61724Q00000003_25
Buy Description: Carrots, 6-#10 Cans
Category: 89 -- Subsistence
Sub Category: 8945 -- Food, Oils and Fats
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
Buyer: DOJ BOP Field Offices- FCC LOMPOC
End Date: 11/27/2023
End Time: 13:00 ET
Seller Question Deadline: No Seller Question Deadline Set
Delivery: Special Delivery Instructions - See Buy Terms

Line Item(s) Template - Optional

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Line Item(s)

Item No Description Qty Unit
001 Vegetable, Carrots, Canned, Sliced, Diced, Julienne, French Style, or Cut. Minimum Drain Weight 64 oz. U.S. Grade A, U.S. Fancy, U.S. Grade C or U.S. Standard. As defined in Food and Drug Standard of Identity 21 CFR 155.200. Originated from crops that have been 100 percent grown, processed, and packed in the United States or Canada. 6/#10 cans per case. Cans only 168 case

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.
An award will be made to a responsive offeror (who submits all required submissions on time), whose past performance does not pose a risk to the Government, and whose offer is Technically Acceptable. An offer is technically acceptable if its technical capabilities conform to the Government's Performance Work Statement or listed specs whichever is applicable to the buy. Offerors understand that the Marketplace ranks all offers by price; however, pursuant to applicable acquisition regulations and/or departmental guidelines, Buyers may use criteria other than price to evaluate offers. Accordingly, please note that, to the extent required by applicable regulations and/or guidelines, award will be made to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Buyer on the basis of price, technical capability, delivery, and past performance.
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 Buy Terms.
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 Award will be based on a best value determination as stated in the attached cover letter.
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.
Delivery Instructions Deliveries for items awarded from this solicitation must be delivered between January 3,2024 and January 13,2024. Warehouse hours- 6:30am to 1pm M-F (excluding Federal holidays and weekends)

Shipping Information

City State   Zip Code
Lompoc CA   93436

Seller Attachment(s): Optional

The attachment(s) could include the following non-pricing information: Any information you would like to be considered with your quote.

Buy Attachment(s)

No. Document Name   Document Size
001 2nd_QTR_FY24_Cover_Letter.pdf   496 KB