New Haven Public Schools Going Out to Bid for Food & Supplies

Original Date: 
Tue, 2009-05-26

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Michelle Wade, (203) 946-8450
Cell (203) 675-5132
  
NEW HAVEN –New Haven’s recent switch to self operation of the food service department and the hiring of an Executive Director has led to a number of changes including a switch to serving fresher, healthy foods.  In fact, since September, New Haven began using whole grain products for breads, breading for chicken products & pizza dough on a daily basis.  Working in conjunction with our current produce vendor NHPS has procured many local products supporting several local farms. New Haven’s food service program continues to lead the way by coupling forward thinking with-in our budget restraints.
 
As we move towards wrapping up our first school year as a self operation we are looking towards the future and have an opening date for our Grocery Items & Supplies bid of June 11th. The following products will be listed:
Bread
Dairy Products including Milk
Government Commodity Food Items
Grocery Food Items & Supplies
Paper
Produce
 
 
Information concerning the bid will be available on line by Thursday May 28th at www.cityofnewhaven.com/purchasing.
 
                       
 
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