RFP to supply fresh fruit and veggies to B.C. classrooms

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The British Columbia Agriculture in the Classroom Foundation (BCAITC) is requesting proposals from BC growers and processors of fresh cut products to supply fresh fruits and vegetables for the 2014-15 BC School Fruit and Vegetable Nutritional Program (BCSFVNP).

Interested parties will be able to supply whole or fresh cut fruit or vegetable products to the Program. Products must be packed to order in new containers and ready to eat. We require that your farm, production or packing facility has an industry recognized food safety program in place that is third party audited by a recognized auditor. Proof of your third party audit is required to accompany your RFP submission.

Proposals are due Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 ~ 4:00pm

Interested suppliers are welcome to bid on any of the products noted below. We encourage all Suppliers to submit new ideas for consideration in the BCSFVNP that are not listed.

Apples (Whole or Sliced) Mandarin Oranges
Peppers, baby bells, mini Cucumbers (Baby, Cocktail, Mini)
Blueberries Pears (Asian, Bartlett, Bosc, Anjou)
Carrots (Baby Peeled) Plums
Tomatoes (Grape, Strawberry, Cherry, Yellow, Other?) Snap Peas
Peaches, Nectarines Grapes
Kiwifruit Celery (Sliced)