89--FORM 10 2ND QTR SPICES, SEASONING, SOUP BASE


Subject: 89--FORM 10 2ND QTR SPICES, SEASONING, SOUP BASE
Solicitation Number: 15B41822Q00000005
Notice Type: SOLICIT
NAICS: 311999
Set-Aside: Total Small Business
Notice Published: 11-24-21
Response Due: 12-02-21

Agency: Department of Justice
Office: FEDERAL PRISON SYSTEM / BUREAU OF PRISONS
Contact: Name: Marketplace Support, Title: Marketplace Support, Phone: 1.877.933.3243, Fax: 703.422.7822, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Office Address: TERRE HAUTE, IN 47802
Place of Performance: 4700 Bureau Road South , Terre Haute, IN 47802


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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. The solicitation number is 15B41822Q00000005 and is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ), unless otherwise indicated herein. The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2021-07. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 311999 with a small business size standard of 500.00 employees. This requirement is a Small Business Set-Aside and only qualified sellers may submit bids. The solicitation pricing on https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com will start on the date this solicitation is posted, and, unless otherwise displayed at https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com, will end on: 2021-12-02 15:00:00.0 Eastern Time. This time supersedes the Offers Due Time listed above. FOB Destination shall be Terre Haute, IN 47802 The DOJ BOP FIELD OFFICES - FCI TERRE HAUTE requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following: LI 001: Spices, Bay Leaves, Whole (CID A-A-20001B, Type I, Class D, Form 2). Packaging must indicate actual delivered weight of product. Pure - no additives, extenders, foreign matter, or flow agents. 25 lb sealed plastic containers . Note package size on bid., 6, lb; LI 002: Spices, Garlic, Powder. From dehydrated garlic bulb ground to a fine powder after the milling process. 100% air dried garlic. Appearance and Flavor Cream Brown Fine Powder with the characteristic odor and flavor of garlic. No off notes. Texture - A dry medium fine granular powder, slightly fibrous. Moisture less than 12%. Packaging must indicate actual delivered weight of product. Pure - no additives, extenders, foreign matter, or flow agents. 1 lb sealed plastic container. Note package size on bid., 250, lb; LI 003: Spices, Ginger, Ground. (CID A-A-20001B, Type I, Class P, Form 1). Packaging must indicate actual delivered weight of product. Pure - no additives, extenders, foreign matter, or flow agents. 1lb sealed plastic containers. Note package size on bid., 10, lb; LI 004: Spices, Oregano, Ground or Crushed. (CID A-A-20001B, Type I, Class U, Form 1 or 3). Packaging must indicate actual delivered weight of product. Pure - no additives, extenders, foreign matter, or flow agents. 1lb sealed plastic containers. Note package size on bid., 10, lb; LI 005: Spices, Paprika, Ground. (CID A-A-20001B, Type I, Class V, Form 1). Packaging must indicate actual delivered weight of product. Pure - no additives, extenders, foreign matter, or flow agents. 1 lb sealed plastic containers or boxes. Note package size on bid., 55, lb; LI 006: Spices, Pepper, Black, Ground. (CID A-A-20001B, Type I, Class X, Form 1). Packaging must indicate actual delivered weight of product. Pure - no additives, extenders, foreign matter, or flow agents. 1lb sealed plastic containers. Note package size on bid., 500, lb; LI 007: Spices, Pepper, Red, Ground or Crushed. (CID A-A-20001B, Type I, Class Z, Form 1 or 3). Packaging must indicate actual delivered weight of product. Pure - no additives, extenders, foreign matter, or flow agents. 1 Lb sealed plastic containers. Note package size on bid., 27, lb; LI 008: Spices, Salt, Food Grade or Table, Iodized. Packaging must indicate actual delivered weight of product. Pure - no additives, extenders, foreign matter, or flow agents. Product may contain an Anti-Caking Agent. 1 lb sealed plastic container or box/bag to equal bid of 100 lb.. Specify package size on bid., 2500, lb; LI 009: Spices, Thyme, Ground. (CID A-A-20001B, Type I, Class GG, Form 1). Packaging must indicate actual delivered weight of product. Pure - no additives, extenders, foreign matter, or flow agents. 1lb sealed plastic containers. Note package size on bid., 10, lb; LI 010: Soup Base, Bouillon, Beef Flavor, Low or Reduced Sodium, Powdered, No added monosodium glutamate. (CID A-A-20202B, Type I, Class 2 or 3, Style A, Flavor Enhancer A). Maximum moisture percent by weight is 3.5. Maximum total fat percent by weight is 15%. Maximum of 140 mg of sodium per 8 oz. of finished product, Finished product must be completely soluble in boiling water when prepared according to the label instructions, Single yield: The one (1) lb. of powdered finished product must dilute to a final volume of not less than five (5) gallons (5.67 grams makes an 8 oz. cup serving size) (Double yield -1 lb = 10> gal) (triple yield -1 lb = 15> gallon), Yield must be marked on container, All delivered product must be labeled with ingredients. Quote must include cost for finished 10 gallons of broth. Specify case weight on bid. ** 1 lb sealed plastic container or box equal to the bid., 200, lb; LI 011: Soup Base, Bouillon, Chicken Flavor, Low or Reduced Sodium, Powdered, No added monosodium glutamate. (CID A-A-20202B, Type II, Class 2 or 3, Style A, Flavor Enhancer A). Maximum moisture percent by weight is 3.5. Maximum total fat percent by weight is 15%. Maximum of 140 mg of sodium per 8 oz. of finished product, Finished product must be completely soluble in boiling water when prepared according to the label instructions, Single yield: The one (1) lb. of powdered finished product must dilute to a final volume of not less than five (5) gallons (5.67 grams makes an 8 oz. cup serving size) (Double yield -1 lb = 10> gal) (triple yield -1 lb = 15> gallon), Yield must be marked on container, All delivered product must be labeled with ingredients. Quote must include cost for finished 10 gallons of broth. Specify case weight on bid. 25 lb sealed plastic container or box, 500, lb; LI 012: Soup Base, Bouillon, Vegetable Flavor, Low or Reduced Sodium, Powdered, No added monosodium glutamate. (CID A-A-20202B, Type IV, Class 2 or 3, Style A, Flavor Enhancer A). Maximum moisture percent by weight is 3.5. Maximum total fat percent by weight is 15%. Maximum of 140 mg of sodium per 8 oz. of finished product, Finished product must be completely soluble in boiling water when prepared according to the label instructions, Single yield: The one (1) lb. of powdered finished product must dilute to a final volume of not less than five (5) gallons (5.67 grams makes an 8 oz. cup serving size) (Double yield -1 lb = 10> gal) (triple yield -1 lb = 15> gallon), Yield must be marked on container, All delivered product must be labeled with ingredients. Quote must include cost for finished 10 gallons of broth. Specify case weight on bid. 1lb sealed plastic container or box, 400, lb; Solicitation and Buy Attachments ***Question Submission: Interested Offerers must submit any questions concerning the solicitation at the earliest time possible to enable the Buyer to respond. Questions must be submitted by using the 'Submit a Question' feature at https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com. Questions not received within a reasonable time prior to close of the solicitation may not be considered.*** For this solicitation, DOJ BOP FIELD OFFICES - FCI TERRE HAUTE intends to conduct an online competitive reverse auction to be facilitated by the third-party reverse auction provider, Unison Marketplace. Unison Marketplace has developed an online, anonymous, browser based application to conduct the reverse auction. An Offeror may submit a series of pricing bids, which descend in price during the specified period of time for the aforementioned reverse auction. DOJ BOP FIELD OFFICES - FCI TERRE HAUTE is taking this action in an effort to improve both vendor access and awareness of requests and the agency's ability to gather multiple, competed, real-time bids. All responsible Offerers that respond to this solicitation MUST submit the pricing portion of their bid using the online exchange located at https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com. There is no cost to register, review procurement data or make a bid on https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com. Offerers that are not currently registered to use https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com should proceed to https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com to complete their free registration. Offerers that require special considerations or assistance may contact Marketplace Support at 1.877.933.3243 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Offerers may not artificially manipulate the price of a transaction on https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com by any means. It is unacceptable to place bad faith bids, to use decoys in the https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com process or to collude with the intent or effect of hampering the competitive https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com process. Should Offerers require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or Marketplace Support at 1.877.933.3243 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. of Unison Marketplace: 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. 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. 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. New Equipment ONLY; NO remanufactured or "gray market" items. All items must be covered by the manufacturer's warranty. Bid/Offer MUST be good for 60 calendar days after close of Buy, unless otherwise indicated. 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. 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 www.sam.gov. No partial shipments are permitted unless specifically authorized at the time of award. 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). 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. In addition to providing pricing at www.FedBid.com 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 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 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 sellers Bid/Proposal/Quotation to be evaluated for award. FAR 52.211-6. Past Performance will be an evaluation factor in award selection. Award will be contingent upon successful product sampling. The Government may request product sampling for this requirement. Sampling date and time will be scheduled between Government and vendor. See attached RFQ for additional terms and conditions