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Northern Illinois University
Bid #jmt060115
Invitation for Bid: Fresh Produce
Award Info Published Tuesday June 9, 2015
Awarded to:
Vendor: Dalmares Produce, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016
Renewals:
None
Vendor: Key Foodservices, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $950,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016
Renewals:
None
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 3
This award corrects and replaces the award posted below on June 9, 2015.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
Award Info Published Tuesday June 9, 2015
Awarded to:
Vendor: Dalmares Produce, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $1,000,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016
Renewals:
None
Vendor: Key Foodservices, Chicago, IL
Amount: An estimated $95,000
Terms:
An estimated start date of 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016
Renewals:
None
Number of unsuccessful, responsive bidders: 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 the bid.
The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Friday, May 8, 2015
Sealed bids will be accepted at the address below until 2:00 PM, Monday June 1, 2015:

Purchasing Office
Lowden Hall, Room 107
DeKalb, IL 60115-2828

This sealed bid is designed to select the distributor to furnish and deliver fresh produce, freight included, F.O.B. Northern Illinois University in accordance with referenced specifications for the period July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. Distributor delivery will be to each University Dining Unit, and to include any new accounts put into operation during the term of the contract. The University currently has five dining facilities all with separate delivery locations. Service days to the University are to be determined. The University serves breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as many other functions throughout the entire year. List of produce required is included with this bid. Additional items may be added during the supply period as deemed necessary or requested by the University. Multiple awards may be issued do to the nature of accommodating multiple locations with multiple type of services that are made available. Orders will be for multiple releases, as needed throughout the fiscal year (July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016).
Vendors please note: At the time of initial advertisement, there are three documents available to print/download for your bid response.

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
State Purchasing Officer - Lee Saulter
The University reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses or parts thereof. Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) eligibility number is required on all proposals, if applicable. This procurement may be contingent on Board of Trustees approval. There is no BEP goal for this procurement.

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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  • JMT060115Addendum1.pdf (114 KB)
  • jmt060115Pricing.xls (49 KB)
  • W9_December2014.pdf (116 KB)