Government Contract | South Carolina
Primary Beverage Supplier for Dining and Bookstore Operations

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00002014557

Bid Title: Primary Beverage Supplier for Dining and Bookstore Operations

Agency Bid No. Title: USC-RFP-3594-SG

Received Date: 01/16/2020

Close Date: 03/09/2020

Purchase Type: Term: 08/18/2020 - 08/17/2026

Delivery Point: University of South Carolina, South Carolina

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By Optional 01/24/2020 11:00 AM


Specifications include, but are not limited to: a. General: The selected contractor will provide fountain and bottled beveragesrequired by the University Food Service contractor for sale in all dining areason campus that offer fountain and non-vended bottled beverages, except incases where branded food concepts may require a specific beverage supplier or where the University and its Food Service Contractor have determined that aselection of other bottled beverages (not to exceed 20% of the beveragesoffered campus wide) are needed to meet customer needs.b. Equipment: Dispensing equipment must be supplied, installed, serviced andmaintained by the selected Contractor at no cost to the University or the FoodService Contractor. The selected Contractor will provide beverage equipment for any newdining facilities that are built during the course of this contract orprovide funding for such equipment. The Contractor shall be responsible for moving, repairing, removing,and installing equipment as requested by the University or theappropriate dining or bookstore Contractor. Every piece of equipment shall have a tag affixed on it, which providescontact information for requests for maintenance and repairs.c. State-of-the-Art: All fountain equipment must be new or in like-newcondition at the time of the contract commencement and remain state-of-theart throughout the term of the contract. All dispensers must be equipped withlocks and/or shut-off valves at no cost to the University or the Food ServiceContractor and shall be filtered with a stainless steel, vented, double checkvalve backflow. All dispensers should have a top loading or under the counterice machine attached and must be equipped with separate water supply shutoff. Equipment may be subject to approval by the University EnvironmentalHealth and Safety office and the SC Department of Health and EnvironmentalControl.d. Syrup and Mix: Product cost for syrup to the University or its Food ServiceContractor will be consistent with the best available national account pricelists, agreements in place with the University Food Service Contractor and/orlocal best available market pricing, whichever is lower. Marketing supportfunds paid by the selected contractor to the University will be separate fromthe purchased product cost invoices and paid in the form of rebates, and areexpected to be proportionately adjusted based upon cost changes that mayoccur during the term of this Agreement. The syrup must be in five (5) gallonor 2.5-gallon bags in a box. CO2 tanks must be twenty (20) pound capacitywith capped faucet for sanitary purposes. Bulk CO2 and supportingequipment should also be made available.

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Product Code: 96115

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: University of South Carolina

State: South Carolina

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Stacy Gregg 1600 Hampton Street, Suite 606, Columbia, South Carolina, 29208

Phone: 803-777-3596




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