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Frameworks

Start date 01 Apr 2019
End date 31 Mar 2022
Extension date
Overview

Administered by TUCO (The University Caterers Organisation)

The TUCO Grocery Frozen & Chilled Foods framework agreement has been awarded to 14 suppliers over 4 lots:

•    Lot 5: Grocery & Chilled for Local Authority & Other - 12 suppliers
•    Lot 6: Frozen & Chilled for Local Authority & Other - 13 suppliers
•    Lot 7: Chilled for Local Authority & Other - 1 supplier
•    Lot 8: Grocery, Frozen & Chilled for Local Authority and Other - 12 suppliers

The contract commenced on 1st April 2019.

Visit the Framework Document section, and the Supplier pages, to access more information.

Framework lots
Lot 7: Chilled for LA & Other
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FAQ

When are the key dates for a certain framework?

Framework NameStart Date     End DateExtension Period
Catering light and heavy equipment (inc PPE)13/11/201812/11/202112/11/2022
Disposables and Kitchen Chemicals (inc PPE)15/12/201914/12/202114/12/2023
Fresh Fruit and Veg01/08/201831/07/202031/07/2022
Fresh/frozen meat and poultry01/01/201831/12/202031/12/2021
Grocery/frozen and chilled foods01/04/201931/03/202131/03/2023
Innovative Food & Drink Concepts01/09/201831/08/202131/08/2022
Hot Beverages04/01/202003/01/202203/01/2024
Kitchen Equipment Maintenance01/04/201931/03/202131/03/2023
Milk, diary, morning goods and bread24/10/201623/10/2021 
Sandwiches01/07/201830/06/202130/06/2022
Soft Drinks01/10/201830/09/202030/09/2022
Sustainable Food Waste01/08/201731/07/202031/07/2021
Vending01/10/202030/09/202230/09/2024

Are all your suppliers vetted and accredited?

Yes. Dependent on the product category, we will have assessed the supplier’s credentials to be able to supply the goods and/or services.  Please see the SQ (selection questionnaire) questions relative to the product category you are interested in.  High risk food suppliers e.g. sandwich suppliers are also continually audited to ensure they meet food safety requirements.