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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Manchester: Hot Beverage Ingredients, Equipment and Associated Coffee Shop Products
Document Ref:
304819-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Restricted Procedure
Published By:
The University Caterers Organisation Ltd (TUCO Ltd)
Date Published:
02 July 2019
Deadline Date:
08 August 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

The scope of commodities to be covered in the framework are as follows:Coffee in various formatsSpeciality CoffeeTea in various formatsHot ChocolateCoffee machinery (Sale/Lease/FOL and Maintenance ability)Other coffee shop items such as cakes, pastries, confectionery, etc.Ancillaries such as branded/non-branded disposables and non-disposablesBarista equipmentTrainingIt is envisaged that suppliers will be able to cover the full scope of ingredients, machinery and associated products that surround providing a coffee shop or similar function. An ability to offer a complete coffee shop offer/experience to include: product, imagery, footprint for furniture/design would be desirable.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

The University Caterers Organisation Ltd (TUCO Ltd)

3rd Floor National House, 36 St Ann Street

Manchester

M2 7LE

UK

Contact person: Nicola Mellor

Telephone: +44 1617133426

E-mail: info@tuco.ac.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.tuco.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Home

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Home


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Home


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Supply and Distribution of Hot Beverage Ingredients, Equipment and Associated Coffee Shop Products

Reference number: CAT11048-TU

II.1.2) Main CPV code

15860000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

The scope of commodities to be covered in the framework are as follows:

Coffee in various formats

Speciality Coffee

Tea in various formats

Hot Chocolate

Coffee machinery (Sale/Lease/FOL and Maintenance ability)

Other coffee shop items such as cakes, pastries, confectionery, etc.

Ancillaries such as branded/non-branded disposables and non-disposables

Barista equipment

Training

It is envisaged that suppliers will be able to cover the full scope of ingredients, machinery and associated products that surround providing a coffee shop or similar function. An ability to offer a complete coffee shop offer/experience to include: product, imagery, footprint for furniture/design would be desirable.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 50 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Hot Beverage Ingredients, Equipment and Associated Products

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

15860000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

— coffee supply in various formats; beans, ground, bulk-brew,

— supply of good quality teas in both leaf and bag format

Supply of good quality hot chocolate

Supply of various syrups and seasonal drinks ingredients

Ability to deliver seasonal promotions in line with high street offerings

Provision of a high standard of Barista training

Ability to supply a wide range of machinery for use within Cafés, Barista operated areas and Conferencing (traditional vending not required)

Full maintenance for any machinery/equipment provided.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Option to extend agreement by 2 x 12 month extensions. This will be subject to performance.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 6

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

These will be based on the evaluation of the SQ which is a combination of pass/fail questions and scored response.

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The framework will be in place for 2 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months period. This will be subject to performance.

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

Please refer to the documents ‘TUCO SQ notes to tenderers’, ‘TUCO ITT notes to tenderers’ and ‘further competition documents’ for further information to aid in completion of the SQ and ITT.

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Speciality Coffee Ingredients (80+ point SCA Q Grading), Equipment and Associated Coffee Shop Products

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

15860000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Speciality coffee ingredients (80+ point SCA Q grading)

Supply of good quality teas in both leaf and bag format

Supply of good quality hot chocolate

Supply of various syrups and seasonal drinks ingredients

Ability to deliver seasonal promotions in line with high street offerings

Provision of a high standard of Barista training

Ability to supply a wide range of machinery for use within Cafés, Barista operated areas and Conferencing (traditional vending not required)

Full maintenance for any machinery/equipment provided.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Option to extend agreement by 2 x 12 month extensions. This will be subject to performance.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 6

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

These will be based on the evaluation of the SQ which is a combination of pass/fail questions and scored response.

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options:

The framework will be in place for 2 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months period. This will be subject to performance.

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

Please refer to the documents ‘TUCO SQ notes to tenderers’, ‘TUCO ITT notes to tenderers’ and ‘further competition documents’ for further information to aid in completion of the SQ and ITT.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

See tender documents.

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.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

See tender documents.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with several operators.

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 08/08/2019

Local time: 10:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

4 years.

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

The Contracting Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are Small or Medium Enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement. Interested suppliers should register their interest in the first instance at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/tuco/aspx/Home suppliers will then be able to access the pre-qualification documents. All tendering and communication will be done electronically via the in-tend host website. The Contracting Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are Small or Medium Enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. The Framework Agreement is for use by but not limited to various institutions of

Higher Education http:// http://www.hefce.ac.uk/unicoll/ (TUCO Ltd clients see http://www.tuco.org/buy/clients);

SUPC members see http:// supc.procureweb.ac.uk/aboutsupc-members

APUC members see http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/home.htm

NWUPC members see http://www.nwupc.ac.uk

NEUPC members see http://neupg.procureweb.ac.uk/

HEPCW members see http://hepcw.procureweb.ac.uk/

LUPC members see http://www.lupc.ac.uk/ Academies; Further Education FE colleges and FE colleges via Crescent Purchasing Consortium (currently 170 colleges throughout the UK) and any other member of CPC; Conwy CBC, Denbighshire CC, Flintshire CC, Wrexham CBC, Sefton Council, Halton BC, Cheshire West and Chester Council, South Ribble Borough Council, Liverpool City Council, Wirral BC, Rochdale MBC, Northumberland CC and any other

Local Authorities http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/D11/ Directories/Localcouncils/AToZOfLocalCouncils/DG_A-Z_LG Education Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Children, Schools and Families including Schools, Universities and Colleges http://www.edubase.gov.uksearchxhtml;4767F89630A039E98FE593093D577013?page=members http:// http://www.assemblywales.org http://new.wales.gov.uk/?lang=en https://www.sell2wales.co.uk and NHS Trusts http:// http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx and this may include additional Local Authorities, Research Councils http://www.rcuk.ac.uk NHS Trusts and Police Authorities http://www.apa.police.uk Housing associations, registered social landlords(RSL's), arm's length management organisations. All 700 plus current members of Procurement for Housing (PfH) and any future members, details of current membership for PfH can be found here; http://www.procurementforhousing.co.uk/membership/membership_list Please refer to the following websites for a full list of RSL's http://www.tenantservicesauthority.org/ or http: NUSSL http://www.ukmsl.com/client/nusconnect/

The member organisations above are located throughout the UK, including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Framework Agreement is also for use by but not limited to Crown Commercial Services. This framework may also be used by other public bodies as defined by the European Union.

To view this notice, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=409842430

GO Reference: GO-2019627-PRO-15036288

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

TUCO Ltd

3rd Floor National House, 36 St Ann Street

Manchester

M2 7LE

UK

Telephone: +44 1617133420

E-mail: info@tuco.ac.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.tuco.ac.uk

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

TUCO Ltd

3rd Floor National House, 36 St Ann Street

Manchester

M2 7LE

UK

Telephone: +44 1617133420

E-mail: info@tuco.ac.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.tuco.ac.uk

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill, at the point information on award of contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the Contracting Authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be requested from the address of the Contracting Authority of this Contract Notice. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the public contract Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by breach of the rules to action in the high court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly. Where a contract has been entered into, the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Authority to amend any document and may award damages.If the contract has been entered into the court may only award damages.

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

TUCO Ltd

3rd Floor National House, 36 St Ann Street

Manchester

M2 7LE

UK

Telephone: +44 1617133420

E-mail: info@tuco.ac.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.tuco.ac.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

27/06/2019

Current Notes