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$63.8M for Fresh Fruit in Some US Commissaries

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Right. Now, self-defence… The US Defense Commissary Agency, Resale Contracting Division, Resale Services Support Branch in Fort Lee, VA has just issued $63.8 million in indefinite-delivery, requirements-type contracts to a pair of vendors. They will provide fresh fruits and vegetables (FF&V) for resale at various commissary stores on military bases. Of the 151 firms solicited, and 9 offers were received; the winning contractors will deliver these items to the store locations as needed over the contract’s two-year base-period (August 1, 2006 – July 31, 2008). Two one-year option periods are available, and the contract will be completed July 31, 2010 if both option periods are exercised. The winners were: * C & C Produce Inc. in Kansas City, MO won an estimated $32.6 million contract to service 16 commissary store locations throughout Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming (HDEC02-06-D-0011). * B. Catalani Inc. in San Antonio, TX won an estimated $31.2 million contract to service for resale at 20 commissary store locations throughout New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas (HDEC02-06-D-0012). Special self-defense courses are optional. Don’t laugh – sometimes, they’re apparently necessary.

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