During the week of March 1 u,
Agricultural Marketing Service a' '
6,267,234 pounds at a cost of $8,177,000.
ED STATES WEEKLY
UETING SERVICE VOL. XIV
IGTON. D.C. 20250 NO. 25
March 18, 1985
apartment of Agriculture's
immodity purchases totaling
The purchases were: canned beef, canned tuna.
The purchases were for school lunch and other domestic feeding programs
with the bulk going to the school lunch program.
Offers were invited for: canned beef, canned tuna.
Those needing additional information should contact the Contracting
Officer, Livestock Division telephone (202) 447-2650; Contracting Officer,
Commodity Procurement Branch, Poultry Division telephone (202) 447-7693; or
Commodity Procurement Branch, Fruit and Vegetable Division telephone (202)
447-4517, (depending upon commodity involved), AMS, USDA, Washington, D.C.
The AMS food purchase summaries are published by the Office of Deputy
Administrator, Commodity Services, Room 3064-South, AMS, USDA, Washington, D.C.
20250. Telephone (202) 447-5231. Distribution is free upon request. To
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Commodity Quantity.!/ Cost-/ Award Shipping Bids Acceptance Shipping
(1,000 Ibs.) ($1,000) range./ period due by period
Apr 21-27: Mar 25
1/ Upper figure is current week's purchase. Lower figure, in parentheses, is cumulative
total for the ongoing purchase program. Canned tuna program announced January 31;
canned beef program announced February 14.
2/ In dollars per pound--except canned tuna--dollars per case.
'9 %6 5 7 1l4/2 i
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
3 1262 08486 8768
Company & Shipping Point
Blue Star Foods, Inc.
Council Bluffs, IA
Lakeside Packing Co.
The Larsen Co., Inc.
Green Bay, WI
rl6,144 Y.J9 5
COMPANY/PROCESSING POINT &
NO. CASES $.CASE
66.5 oz. cans:
Mitsubishi Foods (MC), Inc.
Total Awarded 16,900 Cases
Star-Kist Foods, Inc.
Total Awarded 35,100 Cases
9,100 31 .23