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Dry Beans Purchased

Dry beans have been purchased by USDA for the USAID P.L.-480 Title II and the FAS McGovern-Dole Food for Education programs. The buy includes 360 metric tons (MT) of black beans and 830 MT of small red beans. No offers were received for 160 MT of small red beans. View the document.

USDA Seeks Dry Beans

USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service has issued a solicitation for the procurement of dry beans for use in the National School Lunch Program and other Federal Food and Nutrition Assistance Programs. Specifically, packaged Great Northern beans are being sought. Bids are due April 6 by 1 p.m. CT. View the solicitation.

USDA Purchases Beans

USDA has purchased dry edible beans for child nutrition and other related food assistance programs for Fiscal Year 2021. The purchase totals over $302,000 and includes light red kidney, pinto and Great Northern beans.
 

Dry Beans Sought in Section 32 Purchase

USDA invites offers to sell dry edible beans under Section 32 pursuant to the AMS Master Solicitation for use in the National School Lunch Program and other Federal Food and Nutrition Assistance Programs. Bids are due Thursday, September 17 by 1:00 p.m. CST. View the solicitation.
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Dry Beans Purchased

The Department of Agriculture (USDA) purchased dry edible beans for distribution to the child nutrition and other related domestic food assistance programs for Fiscal Year 2020. A variety of Great Northern, pinto, baby lima, blackeye, garbanzo, light red kidney beans and lentils were purchased, totaling over $4.9 million. View the purchase.

USDA Buys Beans

USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service has purchased dry beans in support of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The purchase totals $2.1 million, including more than $36,000 in light red kidney beans and $2 million in pinto beans. Get the full purchase details here.

Dry Beans Bought

USDA has purchased more than $262,000 in dry beans for use in the Federal Food and Nutrition Assistance Programs and other related domestic food assistance programs for Fiscal Year 2020. Included in the purchase were 6,720 CS of pinto beans and 6,720 CS of Great Northern beans. View the purchase here.

USDA is Looking to Buy Beans

 
USDA is seeking offers to sell Canned Vegetables & Dry Beans pursuant to the AMS Master Solicitation This solicitation includes orders authorized under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, that are part of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program. This is one, of the many ways, in which USDA has committed to assisting farmers, ranchers and consumers in response to the COVID-19 national emergency. The solicitation is seeking Great Northern beans and pinto beans. View it here.

USDA Buys Beans

USDA has purchased dry edible beans for distribution to child nutrition and other related domestic food assistance programs. Included in the purchase are baby lima, blackeye, Great Northern, light red kidney and pinto beans for a total of more than $3.19 million. View the purchase.

USDA Purchases Packaged and Canned Beans

Dry edible beans and canned beans have been purchased by USDA for distribution to the child nutrition and other related domestic food assistance program for Fiscal Year 2019. The purchase includes packaged pinto, baby lima, Great Northern and light red kidney beans, pinto bean totes and canned garbanzo beans, totaling over $1.08 million.

View the purchase.