US seeks catfish for school lunches

The United States Department of Agriculture is asking for frozen catfish suppliers to submit bids for the National School Lunch Program along with other Federal Food and Nutrition Assistance Programs. 

The USDA is seeking more than 4.7 million pounds of frozen catfish that will be delivered to major metropolitan markets such as San Francisco, California; Rochester, New York.; Detroit, Michigan; and Nashville, Tennessee. Acceptances will be announced by midnight on 9 March, and seafood suppliers must make deliveries between 1 May, 2018,  through 30 September, 2018. 

Offers must be submitted electronically via USDA’s Web-Based Supply Chain Management System (WBSCM).  Offerors must be active in WBSCM and have the required bidder roles in order to submit offers under this solicitation, the agency said.


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