89--OPTION - FCC Coleman - NOVEMBER Fresh Produce 2023

Status
Inactive
Published Date
October 10th, 2023
Response Deadline
October 20th, 2023
Location
846 NE 54th Terr
Coleman, FL, 33521, USA
Notice Type
Combined Synopsis/Solicitation
Solicitation No.
1158951

Buyer

JUSTICE, DEPARTMENT OFFEDERAL PRISON SYSTEM / BUREAU OF PRISONSFCC COLEMANCOLEMAN, FL, 33521, USA

PSC

FRUITS AND VEGETABLES (8915)

Set Aside

Total Small Business Set-Aside (FAR 19.5) (SBA)

Summary

The Department of Justice, Federal Prison System/Bureau of Prisons, FCC Coleman, has issued a Combined Synopsis/Solicitation notice for the procurement of fresh produce. The items being procured include fresh fruit, vegetables, and herbs such as apples, cabbage, carrots, lettuce, celery, cucumbers, onions, peppers, potatoes, tomatoes, bananas, and green onions. These items are used to provide fresh and nutritious food for the inmates at FCC Coleman. The procurement will be conducted through an online competitive reverse auction on the Unison Marketplace platform. Interested sellers must submit their bids through the marketplace. The period of performance for the base period is from November 6, 2023, to November 10, 2023, with two additional option periods. The solicitation document and additional information can be found on the Unison Marketplace website.

Description

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 1158951 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 2023-06. The associated North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code for this procurement is 311999 with a small business size standard of 700.00 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: 2023-10-20 11:00:00.0 Eastern Time. This time supersedes the Offers Due Time listed above. FOB Destination shall be Coleman, FL 33521 The DOJ BOP Field Offices - FCC COLEMAN requires the following items, Meet or Exceed, to the following: Base Period of Performance: 11/06/2023 - 11/10/2023 LI 001: Fresh Fruit, Apples, Any Variety, U.S. Extra Fancy, U.S. Fancy, or U.S. No. 1. 125 to 138cs ct., 300, cs; LI 002: Fresh Vegetable, Cabbage, U.S. No. 1 Green, Large (3 pounds or over), Heads of cabbage of one variety or similar varietal characteristics, which are of reasonable solidity, and are not withered, puffy, or burst and which are free from soft rot, seed stems, and from damage caused by discoloration, freezing, disease, insects or mechanical or other means. 50lb bag or case., 50, bg/cs; LI 003: Fresh Vegetable, Carrots, Ready to Use, Unpeeled, Whole (1 2 ½ in diameter not less than 5 in length). (CID A-A-20191D, Type II, Style A). Whole Carrots shall meet the requirements of the U.S. Standard for Grades of Topped Carrots. 50lb bag or case., 10, cs; LI 004: Fresh Vegetable, Lettuce, Salad Mix, Iceberg or Blends, Chopped Leafy Greens, Ready to Eat, Conventional or Organic. U.S. Fancy or U.S. No. 1. (CID A-A-20316A, Type of Leafy Green IX, Blend A or B, Style 4, Chop Size A, Purpose i, Agricultural practice A or B. Salad mixes will be packaged using modified atmosphere packaging to enhance shelf life and to retard browning. Nitrogen flush, vacuum, or partial vacuum may be used to drive out excess air. 20 pound bags.Salad Mix Options: 1. Bag of chopped iceberg lettuce, shredded red cabbage and shredded carrots (in separate bags from lettuce). ), Lettuce shall have bright green color and shall be free from odors such as chlorine, ammonia, musty/moldy, sour, and fermented smells and other odors not typical of fresh lettuce. The lettuce and cabbage shall be crisp, firm, not wilted, flabby, or tough.2. Blend of one or more types of leafy greens such as Arugula, Baby Leaf Lettuce, Iceberg, Leaf Lettuce, Romaine, Spinach, or Spring Mix., 175, cs; LI 005: Fresh Vegetable, Celery, U.S. Extra No. 1 or U.S. No. 1. Stalks of celery of similar varietal characteristics which are fairly well developed, fairly well formed, well-trimmed, fairly compact, and which are free from blackheart and soft rot and free from damage caused by freezing, growth cracks, horizontal cracks, pithy branches, seed stems, suckers, dirt, doubles, wilting, blight, other disease, insects or mechanical or other means. Stalks shall be green unless specified as fairly well blanched, or mixed blanch. Outer whorl of branches shall be not less than 6 inches. Stalks shall be of such length as to extend from one side, end or bottom of the container to within 1-1/2 inches of the corresponding opposite side, end or top of the container. 24 to 48 size. 35lb case, 8, cs; LI 006: Fresh Vegetable, Cilantro (Coriander, Coriander Leaves, or Chinese Parsley), Herb. Medium green color. 10lb/cs., 8, cs; LI 007: Fresh Vegetable, Cucumbers, U.S. Fancy, U.S. Extra No. 1, U.S. No. 1 Large. At a minimum, cucumbers which are fairly well colored, fairly well formed, not overgrown, and which are fresh, firm, and free from decay, sunscald and from damage caused by scars, yellowing, sunburn, dirt or other foreign materials, freezing, mosaic or other disease, insects, cuts, bruises, mechanical or other means. Large Cucumbers minimum diameter shall be not less than 2 ½ and 6 in length. 50 lb/cs., 9, cs; LI 008: Fresh Vegetable, Onions, Bulbs, (Spring/Summer or Fall/Winter) or Creole, Yellow or White, Whole, Conventional or Organic. (CID A-A-20193C, Type I, II, or III, Color A or B, Style 1, Agricultural Practice A or B). Onions are mature, firm, single bulb, fairly well-shaped and free from splits. Onions shall be a U.S. No. 2 or better Grade of U. S. Standards for Grades of Bermuda-Granex-Grano Type Onions, U.S Standards for Grade of Creole Onions or U.S. Standards for Grade of Onions (Other Than Bermuda-Granex-Grano and Creole types). JUMBO (3" min dia). 50b bag or case, 80, bg/cs; LI 009: Fresh Vegetable, Peppers, Sweet, U.S. Fancy or U.S. No. 1. Green. Minimum of mature green sweet peppers of similar varietal characteristics which are firm, fairly well shaped, and free from sunscald and decay affecting calyxes and/or walls, decay affecting stems, and free from damage caused by freezing injury, hail, scars, sunburn, disease, insects, mechanical or other means. Each pepper shall be not less than 2-1/2 inches and the length of each pepper shall be not less than 2-1/2 inches. whole, bell or bullnose type. 20lb case, 65, cs; LI 010: Fresh Vegetable, Potatoes, Sweet, U.S. Extra No. 1, U.S. No. 1, U.S. No. 1 Petite, or U.S. Commercial. Sweet potatoes of one type which are firm, fairly smooth, fairly clean, fairly well shaped, which are free from freezing injury, internal breakdown, Black Rot, other decay or wet breakdown, and free from damage caused by secondary rootlets, sprouts, cuts, bruises, scars, growth cracks, scurf, Pox (Soil Rot), or other diseases, wireworms, weevils or other insects, or other means. Diameter shall be not more than 3-1/2 inches and not less than 1 ¾ inches. .Maximum weight shall not be more than 20 ounces. Length is not less than 3 inches or more than 9 inches. 50 lb/bg medium, 30, bg; LI 011: Fresh Vegetable, Potatoes, U.S. No. 1 or U.S. Commercial, Size A or Medium Size. Utility Minimum 3 oz and 1 7/8 2 ¼ in diameter. Similar varietal characteristics, except when designated as a mixed or specialty pack, firm, fairly clean, fairly well shaped; free from freezing, blackheart, late blight, southern bacterial wilt and ring rot and soft rot and wet breakdown. Free from serious damage caused by dirt or other foreign matter, Russet scab; and Rhizoctonia. 50 lb/bg moderately skinned, long or round, max 16 oz ea., 260, bg; LI 012: Fresh Vegetable, Tomatoes, U.S. No. 1. Large or Extra Large (not less than 2 ½ or more than 3), Red or Light Red. Tomatoes will be similar varietal characteristics, mature, not overripe or soft, clean, well developed, fairly well forms, and fairly smooth, free from decay, freezing injury and sunscald, not damaged by any other cause. 20 lb CS, 50, CS; LI 013: Fresh Fruit, Bananas, Yellowish to Yellow with Green Tips (Index 3 - 5). Minimum 1 1/8" diameter, Minimum 5.5" long, 120ct/40lb case, 140, cs; LI 014: Green Onions, Fresh, Pounds, U.S. No. 1 ; Green onions shall be fairly well-formed, firm, young and tender, fairly clean, free from decay, and from damage caused by seedstems, roots, foreign material, disease, insects, mechanical or other means. The bulbs shall be well trimmed. The tops shall be fresh, of good green color, free from damage caused by broken or bruised leaves, or by clipping. When all the tops of the onions have been evenly clipped back in accordance with good commercial practice, they shall be specified as Clipped Tops in connection with the grade.  The over-all length (roots excepted) of the onions shall be not more than 24 inches nor less than 8 inches and the onions shall be not less than one-fourth of an inch or more than one inch in diameter.  State case weight on bid., 12, cs; Option 1 Period of Performance: 11/13/2023 - 11/17/2023 LI 001: Fresh Fruit, Apples, Any Variety, U.S. Extra Fancy, U.S. Fancy, or U.S. No. 1. 125 to 138cs ct., 300, cs; LI 002: Fresh Vegetable, Cabbage, U.S. No. 1 Green, Large (3 pounds or over), Heads of cabbage of one variety or similar varietal characteristics, which are of reasonable solidity, and are not withered, puffy, or burst and which are free from soft rot, seed stems, and from damage caused by discoloration, freezing, disease, insects or mechanical or other means. 50lb bag or case., 50, bg/cs; LI 003: Fresh Vegetable, Carrots, Ready to Use, Unpeeled, Whole (1 2 ½ in diameter not less than 5 in length). (CID A-A-20191D, Type II, Style A). Whole Carrots shall meet the requirements of the U.S. Standard for Grades of Topped Carrots. 50lb bag or case., 10, cs; LI 004: Fresh Vegetable, Lettuce, Salad Mix, Iceberg or Blends, Chopped Leafy Greens, Ready to Eat, Conventional or Organic. U.S. Fancy or U.S. No. 1. (CID A-A-20316A, Type of Leafy Green IX, Blend A or B, Style 4, Chop Size A, Purpose i, Agricultural practice A or B. Salad mixes will be packaged using modified atmosphere packaging to enhance shelf life and to retard browning. Nitrogen flush, vacuum, or partial vacuum may be used to drive out excess air. 20 pound bags.Salad Mix Options: 1. Bag of chopped iceberg lettuce, shredded red cabbage and shredded carrots (in separate bags from lettuce). ), Lettuce shall have bright green color and shall be free from odors such as chlorine, ammonia, musty/moldy, sour, and fermented smells and other odors not typical of fresh lettuce. The lettuce and cabbage shall be crisp, firm, not wilted, flabby, or tough.2. Blend of one or more types of leafy greens such as Arugula, Baby Leaf Lettuce, Iceberg, Leaf Lettuce, Romaine, Spinach, or Spring Mix., 175, cs; LI 005: Fresh Vegetable, Celery, U.S. Extra No. 1 or U.S. No. 1. Stalks of celery of similar varietal characteristics which are fairly well developed, fairly well formed, well-trimmed, fairly compact, and which are free from blackheart and soft rot and free from damage caused by freezing, growth cracks, horizontal cracks, pithy branches, seed stems, suckers, dirt, doubles, wilting, blight, other disease, insects or mechanical or other means. Stalks shall be green unless specified as fairly well blanched, or mixed blanch. Outer whorl of branches shall be not less than 6 inches. Stalks shall be of such length as to extend from one side, end or bottom of the container to within 1-1/2 inches of the corresponding opposite side, end or top of the container. 24 to 48 size. 35lb case, 8, cs; LI 006: Fresh Vegetable, Cilantro (Coriander, Coriander Leaves, or Chinese Parsley), Herb. Medium green color. 10lb/cs., 8, cs; LI 007: Fresh Vegetable, Cucumbers, U.S. Fancy, U.S. Extra No. 1, U.S. No. 1 Large. At a minimum, cucumbers which are fairly well colored, fairly well formed, not overgrown, and which are fresh, firm, and free from decay, sunscald and from damage caused by scars, yellowing, sunburn, dirt or other foreign materials, freezing, mosaic or other disease, insects, cuts, bruises, mechanical or other means. Large Cucumbers minimum diameter shall be not less than 2 ½ and 6 in length. 50 lb/cs., 9, cs; LI 008: Fresh Vegetable, Onions, Bulbs, (Spring/Summer or Fall/Winter) or Creole, Yellow or White, Whole, Conventional or Organic. (CID A-A-20193C, Type I, II, or III, Color A or B, Style 1, Agricultural Practice A or B). Onions are mature, firm, single bulb, fairly well-shaped and free from splits. Onions shall be a U.S. No. 2 or better Grade of U. S. Standards for Grades of Bermuda-Granex-Grano Type Onions, U.S Standards for Grade of Creole Onions or U.S. Standards for Grade of Onions (Other Than Bermuda-Granex-Grano and Creole types). JUMBO (3" min dia). 50b bag or case, 80, bg/cs; LI 009: Fresh Vegetable, Peppers, Sweet, U.S. Fancy or U.S. No. 1. Green. Minimum of mature green sweet peppers of similar varietal characteristics which are firm, fairly well shaped, and free from sunscald and decay affecting calyxes and/or walls, decay affecting stems, and free from damage caused by freezing injury, hail, scars, sunburn, disease, insects, mechanical or other means. Each pepper shall be not less than 2-1/2 inches and the length of each pepper shall be not less than 2-1/2 inches. whole, bell or bullnose type. 20lb case, 65, cs; LI 010: Fresh Vegetable, Potatoes, Sweet, U.S. Extra No. 1, U.S. No. 1, U.S. No. 1 Petite, or U.S. Commercial. Sweet potatoes of one type which are firm, fairly smooth, fairly clean, fairly well shaped, which are free from freezing injury, internal breakdown, Black Rot, other decay or wet breakdown, and free from damage caused by secondary rootlets, sprouts, cuts, bruises, scars, growth cracks, scurf, Pox (Soil Rot), or other diseases, wireworms, weevils or other insects, or other means. Diameter shall be not more than 3-1/2 inches and not less than 1 ¾ inches. .Maximum weight shall not be more than 20 ounces. Length is not less than 3 inches or more than 9 inches. 50 lb/bg medium, 30, bg; LI 011: Fresh Vegetable, Potatoes, U.S. No. 1 or U.S. Commercial, Size A or Medium Size. Utility Minimum 3 oz and 1 7/8 2 ¼ in diameter. Similar varietal characteristics, except when designated as a mixed or specialty pack, firm, fairly clean, fairly well shaped; free from freezing, blackheart, late blight, southern bacterial wilt and ring rot and soft rot and wet breakdown. Free from serious damage caused by dirt or other foreign matter, Russet scab; and Rhizoctonia. 50 lb/bg moderately skinned, long or round, max 16 oz ea., 260, bg; LI 012: Fresh Vegetable, Tomatoes, U.S. No. 1. Large or Extra Large (not less than 2 ½ or more than 3), Red or Light Red. Tomatoes will be similar varietal characteristics, mature, not overripe or soft, clean, well developed, fairly well forms, and fairly smooth, free from decay, freezing injury and sunscald, not damaged by any other cause. 20 lb CS, 50, CS; LI 013: Fresh Fruit, Bananas, Yellowish to Yellow with Green Tips (Index 3 - 5). Minimum 1 1/8" diameter, Minimum 5.5" long, 120ct/40lb case, 140, cs; LI 014: Green Onions, Fresh, Pounds, U.S. No. 1 ; Green onions shall be fairly well-formed, firm, young and tender, fairly clean, free from decay, and from damage caused by seedstems, roots, foreign material, disease, insects, mechanical or other means. The bulbs shall be well trimmed. The tops shall be fresh, of good green color, free from damage caused by broken or bruised leaves, or by clipping. When all the tops of the onions have been evenly clipped back in accordance with good commercial practice, they shall be specified as Clipped Tops in connection with the grade.  The over-all length (roots excepted) of the onions shall be not more than 24 inches nor less than 8 inches and the onions shall be not less than one-fourth of an inch or more than one inch in diameter.  State case weight on bid., 12, cs; Option 2 Period of Performance: 11/20/2023 - 11/24/2023 LI 001: Fresh Fruit, Apples, Any Variety, U.S. Extra Fancy, U.S. Fancy, or U.S. No. 1. 125 to 138cs ct., 300, cs; LI 002: Fresh Vegetable, Cabbage, U.S. No. 1 Green, Large (3 pounds or over), Heads of cabbage of one variety or similar varietal characteristics, which are of reasonable solidity, and are not withered, puffy, or burst and which are free from soft rot, seed stems, and from damage caused by discoloration, freezing, disease, insects or mechanical or other means. 50lb bag or case., 50, bg/cs; LI 003: Fresh Vegetable, Carrots, Ready to Use, Unpeeled, Whole (1 2 ½ in diameter not less than 5 in length). (CID A-A-20191D, Type II, Style A). Whole Carrots shall meet the requirements of the U.S. Standard for Grades of Topped Carrots. 50lb bag or case., 10, cs; LI 004: Fresh Vegetable, Lettuce, Salad Mix, Iceberg or Blends, Chopped Leafy Greens, Ready to Eat, Conventional or Organic. U.S. Fancy or U.S. No. 1. (CID A-A-20316A, Type of Leafy Green IX, Blend A or B, Style 4, Chop Size A, Purpose i, Agricultural practice A or B. Salad mixes will be packaged using modified atmosphere packaging to enhance shelf life and to retard browning. Nitrogen flush, vacuum, or partial vacuum may be used to drive out excess air. 20 pound bags.Salad Mix Options: 1. Bag of chopped iceberg lettuce, shredded red cabbage and shredded carrots (in separate bags from lettuce). ), Lettuce shall have bright green color and shall be free from odors such as chlorine, ammonia, musty/moldy, sour, and fermented smells and other odors not typical of fresh lettuce. The lettuce and cabbage shall be crisp, firm, not wilted, flabby, or tough.2. Blend of one or more types of leafy greens such as Arugula, Baby Leaf Lettuce, Iceberg, Leaf Lettuce, Romaine, Spinach, or Spring Mix., 175, cs; LI 005: Fresh Vegetable, Celery, U.S. Extra No. 1 or U.S. No. 1. Stalks of celery of similar varietal characteristics which are fairly well developed, fairly well formed, well-trimmed, fairly compact, and which are free from blackheart and soft rot and free from damage caused by freezing, growth cracks, horizontal cracks, pithy branches, seed stems, suckers, dirt, doubles, wilting, blight, other disease, insects or mechanical or other means. Stalks shall be green unless specified as fairly well blanched, or mixed blanch. Outer whorl of branches shall be not less than 6 inches. Stalks shall be of such length as to extend from one side, end or bottom of the container to within 1-1/2 inches of the corresponding opposite side, end or top of the container. 24 to 48 size. 35lb case, 8, cs; LI 006: Fresh Vegetable, Cilantro (Coriander, Coriander Leaves, or Chinese Parsley), Herb. Medium green color. 10lb/cs., 8, cs; LI 007: Fresh Vegetable, Cucumbers, U.S. Fancy, U.S. Extra No. 1, U.S. No. 1 Large. At a minimum, cucumbers which are fairly well colored, fairly well formed, not overgrown, and which are fresh, firm, and free from decay, sunscald and from damage caused by scars, yellowing, sunburn, dirt or other foreign materials, freezing, mosaic or other disease, insects, cuts, bruises, mechanical or other means. Large Cucumbers minimum diameter shall be not less than 2 ½ and 6 in length. 50 lb/cs., 9, cs; LI 008: Fresh Vegetable, Onions, Bulbs, (Spring/Summer or Fall/Winter) or Creole, Yellow or White, Whole, Conventional or Organic. (CID A-A-20193C, Type I, II, or III, Color A or B, Style 1, Agricultural Practice A or B). Onions are mature, firm, single bulb, fairly well-shaped and free from splits. Onions shall be a U.S. No. 2 or better Grade of U. S. Standards for Grades of Bermuda-Granex-Grano Type Onions, U.S Standards for Grade of Creole Onions or U.S. Standards for Grade of Onions (Other Than Bermuda-Granex-Grano and Creole types). JUMBO (3" min dia). 50b bag or case, 80, bg/cs; LI 009: Fresh Vegetable, Peppers, Sweet, U.S. Fancy or U.S. No. 1. Green. Minimum of mature green sweet peppers of similar varietal characteristics which are firm, fairly well shaped, and free from sunscald and decay affecting calyxes and/or walls, decay affecting stems, and free from damage caused by freezing injury, hail, scars, sunburn, disease, insects, mechanical or other means. Each pepper shall be not less than 2-1/2 inches and the length of each pepper shall be not less than 2-1/2 inches. whole, bell or bullnose type. 20lb case, 65, cs; LI 010: Fresh Vegetable, Potatoes, Sweet, U.S. Extra No. 1, U.S. No. 1, U.S. No. 1 Petite, or U.S. Commercial. Sweet potatoes of one type which are firm, fairly smooth, fairly clean, fairly well shaped, which are free from freezing injury, internal breakdown, Black Rot, other decay or wet breakdown, and free from damage caused by secondary rootlets, sprouts, cuts, bruises, scars, growth cracks, scurf, Pox (Soil Rot), or other diseases, wireworms, weevils or other insects, or other means. Diameter shall be not more than 3-1/2 inches and not less than 1 ¾ inches. .Maximum weight shall not be more than 20 ounces. Length is not less than 3 inches or more than 9 inches. 50 lb/bg medium, 30, bg; LI 011: Fresh Vegetable, Potatoes, U.S. No. 1 or U.S. Commercial, Size A or Medium Size. Utility Minimum 3 oz and 1 7/8 2 ¼ in diameter. Similar varietal characteristics, except when designated as a mixed or specialty pack, firm, fairly clean, fairly well shaped; free from freezing, blackheart, late blight, southern bacterial wilt and ring rot and soft rot and wet breakdown. Free from serious damage caused by dirt or other foreign matter, Russet scab; and Rhizoctonia. 50 lb/bg moderately skinned, long or round, max 16 oz ea., 260, bg; LI 012: Fresh Vegetable, Tomatoes, U.S. No. 1. Large or Extra Large (not less than 2 ½ or more than 3), Red or Light Red. Tomatoes will be similar varietal characteristics, mature, not overripe or soft, clean, well developed, fairly well forms, and fairly smooth, free from decay, freezing injury and sunscald, not damaged by any other cause. 20 lb CS, 50, CS; LI 013: Fresh Fruit, Bananas, Yellowish to Yellow with Green Tips (Index 3 - 5). Minimum 1 1/8" diameter, Minimum 5.5" long, 120ct/40lb case, 140, cs; LI 014: Green Onions, Fresh, Pounds, U.S. No. 1 ; Green onions shall be fairly well-formed, firm, young and tender, fairly clean, free from decay, and from damage caused by seedstems, roots, foreign material, disease, insects, mechanical or other means. The bulbs shall be well trimmed. The tops shall be fresh, of good green color, free from damage caused by broken or bruised leaves, or by clipping. When all the tops of the onions have been evenly clipped back in accordance with good commercial practice, they shall be specified as Clipped Tops in connection with the grade.  The over-all length (roots excepted) of the onions shall be not more than 24 inches nor less than 8 inches and the onions shall be not less than one-fourth of an inch or more than one inch in diameter.  State case weight on bid., 12, cs; Option 3 Period of Performance: 11/27/2023 - 12/01/2023 LI 001: Fresh Fruit, Apples, Any Variety, U.S. Extra Fancy, U.S. Fancy, or U.S. No. 1. 125 to 138cs ct., 300, cs; LI 002: Fresh Vegetable, Cabbage, U.S. No. 1 Green, Large (3 pounds or over), Heads of cabbage of one variety or similar varietal characteristics, which are of reasonable solidity, and are not withered, puffy, or burst and which are free from soft rot, seed stems, and from damage caused by discoloration, freezing, disease, insects or mechanical or other means. 50lb bag or case., 50, bg/cs; LI 003: Fresh Vegetable, Carrots, Ready to Use, Unpeeled, Whole (1 2 ½ in diameter not less than 5 in length). (CID A-A-20191D, Type II, Style A). Whole Carrots shall meet the requirements of the U.S. Standard for Grades of Topped Carrots. 50lb bag or case., 10, cs; LI 004: Fresh Vegetable, Lettuce, Salad Mix, Iceberg or Blends, Chopped Leafy Greens, Ready to Eat, Conventional or Organic. U.S. Fancy or U.S. No. 1. (CID A-A-20316A, Type of Leafy Green IX, Blend A or B, Style 4, Chop Size A, Purpose i, Agricultural practice A or B. Salad mixes will be packaged using modified atmosphere packaging to enhance shelf life and to retard browning. Nitrogen flush, vacuum, or partial vacuum may be used to drive out excess air. 20 pound bags.Salad Mix Options: 1. Bag of chopped iceberg lettuce, shredded red cabbage and shredded carrots (in separate bags from lettuce). ), Lettuce shall have bright green color and shall be free from odors such as chlorine, ammonia, musty/moldy, sour, and fermented smells and other odors not typical of fresh lettuce. The lettuce and cabbage shall be crisp, firm, not wilted, flabby, or tough.2. Blend of one or more types of leafy greens such as Arugula, Baby Leaf Lettuce, Iceberg, Leaf Lettuce, Romaine, Spinach, or Spring Mix., 175, cs; LI 005: Fresh Vegetable, Celery, U.S. Extra No. 1 or U.S. No. 1. Stalks of celery of similar varietal characteristics which are fairly well developed, fairly well formed, well-trimmed, fairly compact, and which are free from blackheart and soft rot and free from damage caused by freezing, growth cracks, horizontal cracks, pithy branches, seed stems, suckers, dirt, doubles, wilting, blight, other disease, insects or mechanical or other means. Stalks shall be green unless specified as fairly well blanched, or mixed blanch. Outer whorl of branches shall be not less than 6 inches. Stalks shall be of such length as to extend from one side, end or bottom of the container to within 1-1/2 inches of the corresponding opposite side, end or top of the container. 24 to 48 size. 35lb case, 8, cs; LI 006: Fresh Vegetable, Cilantro (Coriander, Coriander Leaves, or Chinese Parsley), Herb. Medium green color. 10lb/cs., 8, cs; LI 007: Fresh Vegetable, Cucumbers, U.S. Fancy, U.S. Extra No. 1, U.S. No. 1 Large. At a minimum, cucumbers which are fairly well colored, fairly well formed, not overgrown, and which are fresh, firm, and free from decay, sunscald and from damage caused by scars, yellowing, sunburn, dirt or other foreign materials, freezing, mosaic or other disease, insects, cuts, bruises, mechanical or other means. Large Cucumbers minimum diameter shall be not less than 2 ½ and 6 in length. 50 lb/cs., 9, cs; LI 008: Fresh Vegetable, Onions, Bulbs, (Spring/Summer or Fall/Winter) or Creole, Yellow or White, Whole, Conventional or Organic. (CID A-A-20193C, Type I, II, or III, Color A or B, Style 1, Agricultural Practice A or B). Onions are mature, firm, single bulb, fairly well-shaped and free from splits. Onions shall be a U.S. No. 2 or better Grade of U. S. Standards for Grades of Bermuda-Granex-Grano Type Onions, U.S Standards for Grade of Creole Onions or U.S. Standards for Grade of Onions (Other Than Bermuda-Granex-Grano and Creole types). JUMBO (3" min dia). 50b bag or case, 80, bg/cs; LI 009: Fresh Vegetable, Peppers, Sweet, U.S. Fancy or U.S. No. 1. Green. Minimum of mature green sweet peppers of similar varietal characteristics which are firm, fairly well shaped, and free from sunscald and decay affecting calyxes and/or walls, decay affecting stems, and free from damage caused by freezing injury, hail, scars, sunburn, disease, insects, mechanical or other means. Each pepper shall be not less than 2-1/2 inches and the length of each pepper shall be not less than 2-1/2 inches. whole, bell or bullnose type. 20lb case, 65, cs; LI 010: Fresh Vegetable, Potatoes, Sweet, U.S. Extra No. 1, U.S. No. 1, U.S. No. 1 Petite, or U.S. Commercial. Sweet potatoes of one type which are firm, fairly smooth, fairly clean, fairly well shaped, which are free from freezing injury, internal breakdown, Black Rot, other decay or wet breakdown, and free from damage caused by secondary rootlets, sprouts, cuts, bruises, scars, growth cracks, scurf, Pox (Soil Rot), or other diseases, wireworms, weevils or other insects, or other means. Diameter shall be not more than 3-1/2 inches and not less than 1 ¾ inches. .Maximum weight shall not be more than 20 ounces. Length is not less than 3 inches or more than 9 inches. 50 lb/bg medium, 30, bg; LI 011: Fresh Vegetable, Potatoes, U.S. No. 1 or U.S. Commercial, Size A or Medium Size. Utility Minimum 3 oz and 1 7/8 2 ¼ in diameter. Similar varietal characteristics, except when designated as a mixed or specialty pack, firm, fairly clean, fairly well shaped; free from freezing, blackheart, late blight, southern bacterial wilt and ring rot and soft rot and wet breakdown. Free from serious damage caused by dirt or other foreign matter, Russet scab; and Rhizoctonia. 50 lb/bg moderately skinned, long or round, max 16 oz ea., 260, bg; LI 012: Fresh Vegetable, Tomatoes, U.S. No. 1. Large or Extra Large (not less than 2 ½ or more than 3), Red or Light Red. Tomatoes will be similar varietal characteristics, mature, not overripe or soft, clean, well developed, fairly well forms, and fairly smooth, free from decay, freezing injury and sunscald, not damaged by any other cause. 20 lb CS, 50, CS; LI 013: Fresh Fruit, Bananas, Yellowish to Yellow with Green Tips (Index 3 - 5). Minimum 1 1/8" diameter, Minimum 5.5" long, 120ct/40lb case, 140, cs; LI 014: Green Onions, Fresh, Pounds, U.S. No. 1 ; Green onions shall be fairly well-formed, firm, young and tender, fairly clean, free from decay, and from damage caused by seedstems, roots, foreign material, disease, insects, mechanical or other means. The bulbs shall be well trimmed. The tops shall be fresh, of good green color, free from damage caused by broken or bruised leaves, or by clipping. When all the tops of the onions have been evenly clipped back in accordance with good commercial practice, they shall be specified as Clipped Tops in connection with the grade.  The over-all length (roots excepted) of the onions shall be not more than 24 inches nor less than 8 inches and the onions shall be not less than one-fourth of an inch or more than one inch in diameter.  State case weight on bid., 12, cs; Solicitation and Buy Attachments Question Submission: Interested Sellers 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 - FCC COLEMAN 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. A Seller 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 - FCC COLEMAN 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 Sellers 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.Sellers that are not currently registered to use https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com should proceed to https://marketplace.unisonglobal.com to complete their free registration. Sellers that require special considerations or assistance may contact Marketplace Support at 1.877.933.3243 or via email at marketplacesupport@unisonglobal.com. Sellers 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 Sellers require additional clarification, notify the point of contact or Marketplace Support at 1.877.933.3243 or marketplacesupport@unisonglobal.com. Use 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. In addition to providing pricing at WWW.UNISONMARKETPLACE.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 marketplacesupport@unisonglobal.com As defined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 2.101, the terms offer and offeror refer to a response to a solicitation that, if accept...

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