THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT SYNOPSIS. This is only a sources sought announcement and not an intent to procure. A solicitation is not available at this time and any requests for a solicitation will not receive a response. The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Troop Support Indo-Pacific is conducting market research to identify local sources capable and interested in fulfilling a requirement for the procurement and delivery of CLASS I, Subsistence, in support of United States Department of Defense customers located in Okinawa Area Bases, Japan. The responses to this sources sought synopsis will be used to make appropriate acquisition decisions for the next procurement phase. After review of the responses submitted regarding this potential acquisition, a solicitation announcement may be published in Federal Business Opportunities if and when the Government intends to continue with the procurement.
The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code is 311999 All Other Miscellaneous Food Manufacturing. This United States (U.S.) industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing food (except animal food; grain and oilseed milling; sugar and confectionery products; preserved fruits, vegetables, and specialties; dairy products; meat products; seafood products; bakeries and tortillas; snack foods; coffee and tea; flavoring syrups and concentrates; seasonings and dressings; and perishable prepared food). Included in this industry are establishments primarily engaged in mixing purchased dried and/or dehydrated ingredients including those mixing purchased dried and/or dehydrated ingredients for soup mixes and bouillon.
DLA Troop Support Indo-Pacific contemplates a Blanket Purchase Agreement type contract for a base period of 12 months and shall not exceed five years in length.
The delivery location will be various locations in the Okinawa Area Bases, Japan.
The delivery schedule and unit amounts will vary based on location.
Types of Items Requested:
JUICE, COCONUT, TASCO, 24/300 ML CO
COCONUT WATER, (TAS), 100% NATURAL, NO SUGAR ADDED, 330 ML CN, 24 PER CS
VINEGAR, SPICED, 750 ML CO, 12 PER CS
SPICE MIX, KARE-KARE, 50 GM CO, 72 PER CS
SPICE MIX, CLADERETA, 50 GM CO, 72 PER CS
SPICE MIX, CANTON, 40 GM CO, 72 PER CS
CATSUP, BANANA, 11 OZ BT, 24 PER CS
SAUCE, CHILI, SWT, 11 OZ BT, 24 PER CS
SAUCE, LECHON, 11 OZ BT, 24 PER CS
COCONUT MEAT, YOUNG, IN SYRUP, (REAL BUKO PIECES), 20 OZ CN, 24/CASE
COCONUT MEAT, YOUNG, (REAL BUKO), IN BRINE, UNSWT, 20 OZ CN, 24/CASE
FLOUR, PRE-MIXED, PANDESAL/DINNER ROLLS/FRENCH BREAD, 12/1 KG EA
FLOUR, PRE-MIXED, PUTO, 12/1 KG EA
SAUCE, FISH, ALING CORING, 12/750 ML CO
SAUCE, SOY, ALING CORING, 12/750 ML CO
VINEGAR, ALING CORING, 12/750 ML CO
SHRIMP PASTE, KAMAYAN BAGOONG SPICY, 24/250 GM CO
SHRIMP PASTE, KAMAYAN BAGOONG REGULAR, 24/250 GM CO
SHRIMP PASTE, KAMAYAN BAGOONG SWEET, 24/250 GM CO
BIHON MIX, ALING CORING, 72/40 GM CO
TAMARIND MIX, ALING CORING, 72/40 GM CO
SPICE MIX, ADOBO, 50 GM CO, 72/CASE
SPICE MIX, PALABOK, 57 GM CO, 72/CS
SPICE MIX, AFRITADA, 30 GM CO, 72/CS
NOODLES, PALABOK, ORIENTAL COOKING NOODLES, 16 OZ PG, 30 PER CS
NOODLES, SOTANGHON, ORIENTAL COOKING NOODLES, 16 OZ PG, 30 PER CS
NOODLES, BIHON, ORIENTAL COOKING NOODLES, 16 OZ PG, 30 PER CS
NOODLES, PANSIT CANTON, ALING CORING, 30/453 GM CO
PEPPERS, RED, HOT CHILI, PICKLED, 16 OZ CN, 24/CASE
CORN, WHOLE BABY IN BRINE #A10, 6/2950 GM CO
COCOA BEV, MAGNOLIA CHOCOLATE, 24/250 ML CO
All establishments and distributors furnishing subsistence items under DLA Troop Support contracts are subject to sanitation approval and surveillance as deemed appropriate by the Military Medical Service or by other Federal agencies recognized by the Military Medical Service. The Government does not intend to make any award for, nor accept, any subsistence products manufactured, processed, or stored in a facility which fails to maintain acceptable levels of food safety and food defense, is operating under such unsanitary conditions as may lead to product contamination or adulteration constituting a health hazard, or which has not been listed in an appropriate Government directory as a sanitarily approved establishment when required. Accordingly, the Supplier/Vendor agrees that, except as indicated in paragraphs (2) and (3) below, products furnished as a result of this contract will originate only in establishments listed in the U.S. Army Public Health Command (USAPHC) Circular 40-1, Worldwide Directory of Sanitarily Approved Food Establishments for Armed Forces Procurement, (Worldwide Directory) (available at: https://phc.amedd.army.mil/topics/foodwater/ca/Pages/DoDApprovedFoodSources.aspx)
The small business size standard is 500 employees. Interested parties shall provide the following information to the Government: (1) Name of company – include company address, a contact person’s name, telephone number, and email address; (2) Company size (please specify as either large or small business, etc.; (3) Describe in detail the firm’s capability to provide the items listed above along with item lead times. Respondents should include applicable Duns and Bradstreet Number (DUNS), Tax Identification Number (TIN) and System for Award Management (SAM) Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) code number; (4) Brief Capabilities Statement of Company.
***THIS NOTICE IS NOT A SOLICITATION ANNOUNCEMENT AND A CONTRACT WILL NOT BE AWARDED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. NO REIMBURSEMENT WILL BE MADE FOR ANY COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH PROVIDING INFORMATION IN RESPONSE TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT AND ANY FOLLOW-UP INFORMATION REQUESTS. ALL INFORMATION SUBMITTED WILL BE HELD IN A CONFIDENTIAL MANNER AND WILL ONLY BE USED FOR PLANNING PURPOSES***
The Government will not pay for any materials furnished in response to this notice. Responses must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Japan Standard Time (JST) on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Please submit all information via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.