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Northern Illinois University
RFP #051010jmt
Request for Proposal: Fresh Produce
Renewal Info
Published Tuesday March 4, 2014
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Dalmares Produce Incorporated
Amount: An estimated $600,000
Renewal: 4th of 4, 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2015
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: Gordon Food Service
Amount: An estimated $500,000
Renewal: 4th of 4, 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2015
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: SYSCO Food Service Chicago Inc.
Amount: An estimated $400,000
Renewal: 4th of 4, 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2015
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Vendor: Testa Produce, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $200,000
Renewal: 4th of 4, 7/1/2014 through 6/30/2015
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: None
Comments: The University reserves the right to amend this agreement to increase the dollar obligation and/or quantities, and/or to extend the time period of the term, as needed and as per the terms and conditions outlined in this proposal.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Thursday March 14, 2013
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Dalmares Produce Incorporated
Amount: An estimated $600,000
Renewal: 3rd of 4, 7/1/2013 through 6/30/2014
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $600,000
Vendor: Gordon Food Service
Amount: An estimated $500,000
Renewal: 3rd of 4, 7/1/2013 through 6/30/2014
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $500,000
Vendor: SYSCO Food Service Chicago Inc.
Amount: An estimated $400,000
Renewal: 3rd of 4, 7/1/2013 through 6/30/2014
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $400,000
Vendor: Testa Produce, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $200,000
Renewal: 3rd of 4, 7/1/2013 through 6/30/2014
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $200,000
Comments: The University reserves the right to amend this agreement to increase the dollar obligation and/or quantities, and/or to extend the time period of the term, as needed and as per the terms and conditions outlined in this bid.
The State Purchasing Officer for this procurement is now Lee Saulter.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Thursday February 9, 2012
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Dalmares Produce Incorporated
Amount: An estimated $600,000
Renewal: 2nd of 4, 7/1/2012 through 6/30/2013
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $1,200,000
Vendor: Gordon Food Service
Amount: An estimated $500,000
Renewal: 2nd of 4, 7/1/2012 through 6/30/2013
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $1,000,000
Vendor: SYSCO Food Service Chicago Inc.
Amount: An estimated $400,000
Renewal: 2nd of 4, 7/1/2012 through 6/30/2013
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $800,000
Vendor: Testa Produce, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $200,000
Renewal: 2nd of 4, 7/1/2012 through 6/30/2013
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Potential Future Renewals: $400,000
Comments: The University reserves the right to amend this agreement to increase the dollar obligation and/or quantities, and/or to extend the time period of the term, as needed and as per the terms and conditions outlined in this bid.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Renewal Info
Published Tuesday March 22, 2011
Renewal entered into with:
Vendor: Dalmares Produce Incorporated
Amount: An estimated $600,000
Renewal: 1st of 4, 7/1/2011 through 6/30/2012
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Vendor: Gordon Food Service
Amount: An estimated $500,000
Renewal: 1st of 4, 7/1/2011 through 6/30/2012
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Vendor: SYSCO Food Service Chicago Inc.
Amount: An estimated $400,000
Renewal: 1st of 4, 7/1/2011 through 6/30/2012
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Vendor: Testa Produce, Inc.
Amount: An estimated $200,000
Renewal: 1st of 4, 7/1/2011 through 6/30/2012
Pricing Changes: 
None
Service/Product Changes: 
None
Comments: The University reserves the right to amend this agreement to increase the dollar obligation and/or quantities, and/or to extend the time period of the term, as needed and as per the terms and conditions outlined in this bid.

The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award InfoPublished Thursday May 27, 2010
Awarded to:
Vendor: Dalmares Produce Incorporated, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $600,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/1/2010 through 6/30/2011
Renewals:
4 one-year
Vendor: Gordon Food Service, Grand Rapids, MI
Amount: An estimated $543,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/1/2010 through 6/30/2011
Renewals:
4 one-year
Vendor: SYSCO Food Service Chicago Inc., Des Plaines, IL
Amount: An estimated $420,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/1/2010 through 6/30/2011
Renewals:
4 one-year
Vendor: Testa Produce, Inc., Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $200,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/1/2010 through 6/30/2011
Renewals:
4 one-year
Number of Unsuccessful, Responsive Respondents: 3
Comments:
The University reserves the right to amend this agreement to increase the dollar obligation and/or quantities, and/or to extend the time period of the term, as needed and as per the terms and conditions outlined in this bid.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Sealed proposals will be accepted at the address below until 10:00 AM, Monday May 10, 2010:

Food Purchasing Office
Neptune Central, Room 223
DeKalb, IL 60115

The bidder must have delivery trucks in town at least twice weekly. The bidder must have a distribution point no further than 125 miles from the University. The bidder must have been in produce wholesale for distribution for at least three years.

For additional information, contact:
Jean Ann Thomas
Northern Illinois University
Office of Food Purchasing
223 Neptune Central
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828
Phone: (815) 753-9558
Submit 3 copies of the response as defined in the specifications. The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Vendor may expect payment thirty to sixty days after receipt of invoice, unless otherwise stated in the bid documents. Proposal documents may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Office. This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable.

This transaction is subject to the State Board of Elections registration and certification requirements of Public Act 095-0971.

The State of Illinois has a policy to encourage prospective vendors to hire qualified veterans, minorities, females, persons with disabilities and ex-offenders.

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