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Notice of Award – Supply and distribution of packaged food and beverages framework

Notice of Award – Supply and distribution of packaged food and beverages framework

The NPS Framework for the supply and distribution of packaged food and beverages is now available for the Welsh public sector to use (NPS-FOOD-0069-16).

December 2017

The framework consists of industry standard food safety accredited suppliers who are required to:

  • conform to all relevant food safety and food standards legislation throughout the supply chain
  • meet specific nutritional standards, allergen and labelling / packaging requirements
  • comply with the requirements of the NPS’ food safety complaints management process
  • source, manufacture and deliver products which comply with the relevant policies and standards to improve population health and deliver sustainability benefits, including support to deliver the goals of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015; if you need further information on what this means for you, then please do not hesitate to contact us.

It has been awarded across the following lots and suppliers:

  • Lot 1 - All packaged food and beverages - Bidvest, Brake Bros, Castell Howell, Holdsworth
  • Lot 2 - Ambient and Frozen Products - Bidvest, Brake Bros, Castell Howell, Celtic Foods, Holdsworth
  • Lot 3 - Ambient groceries (to include stores lines within product list) - Bidvest, Brake Bros, Castell Howell, Celtic Foods, Holdsworth
  • Lot 4 - Frozen Products - Bidvest, Brake Bros, Castell Howell, Celtic Foods, Holdsworth, NH Case, The Little Food Company
  • Lot 5 - Soft beverages, bottled water, confectionery, crisps and snacks - Bidvest, Brake Bros, Celtic Foods, Chapple & Jenkins, DG Wholesale, M&S Catering Supplies
  • Lot 7 - NHS Stores – Biscuits - Bidvest, Castell Howell, Celtic Foodservices
  • Lot 8 - NHS Stores - Breakfast Cereals - Brake Bros, Castell Howell, Celtic Foodservices
  • Lot 9 - NHS Stores - Breakfast Oats - Brake Bros, Castell Howell, Celtic Foodservices
  • Lot 10 - NHS Stores - Breakfast Wheat Biscuits - Brake Bros, Castell Howell, Celtic Foodservices
  • Lot 11 - NHS Stores - Canned foods - Bidvest, Castell Howell, Celtic Foodservices
  • Lot 12 - NHS Stores - Cooking oil - Brake Bros, Castell Howell, Celtic Foodservices
  • Lot 13 - NHS Stores - Cake Mix - Bidvest, Castell Howell, Celtic Foodservices
  • Lot 14 - NHS Stores - Desserts, Dessert Mixes & Custards - Brake Bros, Castell Howell, Celtic Foodservices
  • Lot 15 - NHS Stores – Flour - Brake Bros, Castell Howell, Celtic Foodservices
  • Lot 16 - NHS Stores - Jams and Preserves - Brake Bros, Castell Howell, Celtic Foodservices
  • Lot 17 - NHS Stores - Stock, bouillon and gravy mix - Brake Bros, Castell Howell, Celtic Foodservices
  • Lot 18 - NHS Stores – Sugar - Bidvest, Castell Howell, Celtic Foodservices
  • Lot 19 - NHS Stores - Ambient Groceries – Various - Brake Bros, Castell Howell, Celtic Foodservices
  • Lot 20 - NHS Stores - Hot Beverages - Argies Coffee, Brake Bros, Celtic Foodservices
  • Lot 21 - NHS Stores - Other cereals, pasta and rice - Bidvest, Castell Howell, Celtic Foodservices
  • Lot 22 - NHS Stores - Fruit Juices including fruit juice cuplets - Brake Bros, Castell Howell, Cott Beverages
  • Lot 23 - NHS Stores - Drinking squash - Castell Howell, Celtic Foodservices, Tovali

Note: Lot 6 - NHS Stores (Ambient Milk and Cream Products) was not awarded

All lots are awarded under zones (zone 32 is awarded on an All Wales basis and zone 33 NHS Stores). Framework guidance for customers is available on Sell2Wales

The NPS Food team is keen to assist customers with individual or collaborative engagement under this framework. Please contact NPSFood@gov.wales to discuss further.

The NPS will work with customers, successful suppliers and Basware to develop eTrading Wales’ marketplace information / Catalogues on request

Customers can also utilise the Wales Purchasing Card - Barclaycard for this framework.

In addition to the usual operational advice we are happy to offer support to organisations wishing to run a mini-competition.

For further information, please contact: NPSFood@gov.wales