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Supply of fresh and frozen meat including chicken

This tender is using the new split file responses feature on GETS. The agency has indicated that they would like to receive responses separated by price and non price components. Please keep this in mind when preparing your response for submission via GETS.


Tender Closed
RFx ID : 28076362
Tender Name : Supply of fresh and frozen meat including chicken
Reference # : TR2023-22
Open Date : Wednesday, 13 September 2023 9:30 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date  : Friday, 6 October 2023 2:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Request for Tenders (RFT)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 50110000 - Meat and poultry products
  • Otago
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Wade Kennard
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

The University of Otago Union requires a supplier of fresh and frozen meat for use in its catering operations. The meat covered in this process are key ingredients required for the University Union to deliver its services to the University and its customers.
The key objective of this RFT is to provide a qualified supplier or suppliers of meat for a contract term of three years with 2 options of extending the contract for 2 years (3+2+2).

This RFT relates to the purchase of the fresh and frozen meat including:
• Beef
• Lamb
• Pork
• Smallgoods (Raw) and other i.e., venison
• Chicken

The process will allow the award of the supply to a single supplier or split the supply across two suppliers as awarded previously i.e., all meat or beef, lamb, pork and smallgoods and chicken separately.

The procurement’s proposed outcomes are:
* University wide delivery of high quality and consistent cuts of meat.
* Competitive and consistent pricing.
* Reduced GHG emissions from purchase of meat.
* High levels of customer service
* A preventive approach to Food Safety and Allergen Management
* Open communication and customer relationships
* Transactional efficiency
* Surety of supply and contingencies for supply in instances of road closures, pandemics and natural disasters.
* Commitment to improving environmental and social sustainability.

Please refer to the RFT documents for further details.