Colorado BOCES Association/Colorado Association of School Boards Food Service Program

JOINING FORCES TO ENRICH EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS

Colorado BOCES Association/Colorado Association of School Boards Food Service Program

JOINING FORCES TO ENRICH EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS

Contact:
Tammie Rempe, CBA Nutrition Director
8102 Bruns Drive
Fort Collins, CO  80525
(970) 290-6874
Email:  tammie.rempe@gmail.com

Colorado BOCES Association/CASB Food Service Purchasing Cooperative

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
FOR
FOOD PRODUCTS & DISPOSABLES
CBFC PURCHASING COOPERATIVE
BID NO. 17-20-02

 

BID DOCUMENTS:

CBA Food Cooperative West RFP 2017 AMENDED

ADMENDMENTS SUMMARY TO 17-27-02

BOCES Contact List OCT 2017 Feb 2017

CBA Food Cooperative West RFP 2017 AMENDED

CO BOCES WEST FINAL COMM BID 2017 – Amended

School Districts by Region

Farm to School Bid

Sealed bids will be received by the Colorado BOCES Association Food Cooperative (hereinafter referred to as CBFC) on behalf of the Colorado BOCES Food Purchasing Cooperative (hereinafter referred to as CBFC) up to, but not later than, 2:00 PM on March 31, 2017, for FOOD PRODUCTS &DISPOSABLES. CBFC will evaluate, recommend award and will issue the award no later than April 21, 2017.
This Invitation for Bid is a joint purchasing cooperative effort by and between all Colorado State current school district members of CBFC. The current school members are listed on the attachment entitled CBFC districts and delivery sites. CBFC reserves the right to add or delete members, in the State of Colorado, throughout the contract period at its discretion. All districts that are added during the year must be served within 60 days of receipt of their agreement.

An optional bid telephone conference to answer questions will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 2 p.m. MST. The call-in number is 877-776-2780. Questions and answers will be posted on the CBA website after the conference call.

Bids are to be submitted, in a sealed envelope, addressed to Colorado BOCES Association, % Tammie Rempe, 8102 Bruns Drive, Fort Collins, CO, 80525. The envelope shall also bear, on the outside, the name of the bidder, bidder address, date of bid opening, and plainly marked, ” CBFC, Bid Opening: March 31, 2017 at 2:00 PM MST”. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder to see that the bid is received by the designated time. (If you plan to hand deliver the bid, please contact me at 970-290-6874.)​

Tammie Rempe
CBA Nutrition Director
8102 Bruns Drive
Fort Collins, CO  80525
(970) 290-6874

The Colorado BOCES Association (CBA) Food Cooperative in partnership with CASB, is excited to serve the members in the upcoming school year.  The CBA Food Cooperative compiles collective purchasing volume from all members and includes this volume in our solicitations.  Our combined quantity equate to competitive, stable pricing.  As always, Colorado BOCES will continue to serve your needs by providing distributors who will provide you with the excellent pricing and service over the next school year with the option of extending contracts for an additional four years.

Our current suppliers are as follows:

  • Food and Supplies— Current contracted vendors are:   Andrews Food Service Systems – will serve all Front Range districts (including Fowler, Swink and Hoehne, Branson and Kim), the San Luis Valley and all of western Colorado.  Cash Wa Distributing Company will serve the remaining districts on the Eastern Plains.

This contract is available for use by all CBA Food Cooperative members.

  • Bread and Baked Goods— Current contracted vendors are:  Andrews Food Service Systems – will serve all Front Range districts (including Fowler, Swink and Hoehne, and Kim), the San Luis Valley and all of western Colorado.   Cash Wa Distributing Company will serve the remaining districts on the Eastern Plains.

This contract is available for use by all CBA Food Cooperative members.

 Milk and Dairy Products— Current contracted vendors are:  Andrews Food Service Systems – will serve all Front Range districts (including Fowler, Swink and Hoehne, Branson and Kim), the San Luis Valley and all of western Colorado.  Cash Wa Distributing Company will serve the remaining districts on the Eastern Plains.

This contract is available for use by all CBA Food Cooperative members.

Since 2013, the Colorado BOCES Association (CBA) Food Cooperative has been growing and changing to meet the needs of our members. We are proud of the quality of our contracts and the value they offer. The service we provide in managing and administering these contracts is the foundation of our success.

We realize you have choices in today’s competitive procurement environment. We will continue to earn your trust and business by changing as necessary to continue providing you great value and exceptional service.

Thank you for making us a partner of choice now and in the future. We realize we will only be successful if we continue to meet your needs and exceed your expectations.

 

Current Food Service Vendors

 

About Cash-Wa Distributing

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CashWa has partnered with schools across our distribution area for many years. We can provide your school with products from the kitchen to the concession stand.

Kitchen

We are committed to providing you with the right products, resources, and services for your kitchen. Cash-Wa’s Registered Dietitian, Heidi Wietjes can assist you with menu planning and product questions.

Cash-Wa stocks a variety of CN Labeled Products, fresh produce, dairy programs, center of the plate, canned fruits & vegetables, items for a la carte’ and vending that meet your wellness guidelines, equipment and small wares, and much more.

We know how important food safety is to our school customers.

Janitorial Products

Our chemical department features kitchen chemicals, paper products, janitorial products, and even products to make your gym floor shine! Our Chemical Technicians can help you choose the proper chemicals for the job as well as providing your staff with training on proper use of the products.

Concession Stand

We have the products and equipment to make your concession stand profitable. Popcorn machines, roller grills, and nacho machines are just a few of the equipment items available to add profit to your concession stand. Cash-Wa stocks a full line of candy and snack items as well as entrée’s, pretzels, wrapped cookies, and beverages to add variety to your menu. Need some ideas? Check out our idea packet here.

About Andrews Foodservice Systems
 Andrews Foodservice
717 E. Industrial Blvd
Pueblo West, CO 81007
719-543-3846
Hours:  Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m

Andrews Foodservice has been Southern Colorado’s largest independent food service distributor for many years. With sales growing annually, the company is continuing to follow its heritage of planned growth with solid leadership offering innovative ideas, superior customer service and quality merchandise second to none.

Today, Andrews continues to lead the way with a recent expansion into this 100,000 square foot warehouse and the implementation of a state of the art computer ordering system. Today you can place your orders more efficiently than ever before.  Ask your sales rep how you can use our website to place your orders.

If you ever have any questions about our products, services or company, don’t hesitate to contact us. We look forward to serving you!