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UNITED STATES WEEKLY
l FOOD AGRICULTURE SUMMARY
MARKETING SERVICE VOL XIV
SDOQc --"- 5 WASHINGTON, D.C. 20250 NO. 27
SU.S. DEPOITORY April 1, 1985
MAY 9 1885 ring the week of March 25-29, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's
Ag_ ltural Marketing Service announced 2 commodity purchases totaling
-9k A 510 pounds at a cost of $2,759,000.
The purchases were: canned pork and 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 pork, canned tuna; and dehydrated
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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WEEK'S PURCHASES OFFERS INVITED
Commodity Quantityj/ CostU/ Award Shipping Bids Acceptance Shipping
(1,000 Ibs.) ($1,000) range/ period i due by period
$31.77 May 5-11 :Apr C
$1.0361- Week of
1.0397 May 5
1/ Upper figure is current week's purchase. Lower figure, in parentheses, is cumulative
total for the ongoing purchase program. Canned tuna program announced Jan. 31; canned
pork Feb. 26.
2/ In dollars per pound--except canned tuna--dollars per case.
LINI/ERSrT / OF FLORIDA
l3 1262 III08486I II877
3 1262 08486 8776
Company & Shipping Point
Lakeside Packing Co.
Bryan Foods, Inc.
West Point, MS
No. Lbs. S/lb.
Company/Processing Point &
No. Cases $/Case
66.5 oz. cans
Mitsubishi Foods (MC),Inc.
Newark, NY 23,400
Total Awarded 23,400 Cases