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AMS solicits bids for TEFAP Fresh Produce Packages

ams commodity procurement

The USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service today issued a solicitation for fresh produce packages under the Emergency Food Assistance Program also known as TEFAP.

The bids are due by May 7 at 1 p.m. Central time and must be submitted through the Web-Based Supply Chain Management System (WBSCM).

USDA says acceptances will be announced by midnight, Friday, May 18. Deliveries are to be made from June 1 to September 30, 2021.

Questions regarding the procurement should be directed to David Cottrell,, 202-260-9183.

You may view the official solicitation here.

The procurement details document can be seen here.

A short video presentation from AMS on the program and bid process can be seen here.


Greg Johnson is Director of Media Development for Blue Book Services