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ODE USDA Foods Statewide Processing Agreements

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The Oregon Department of Education conducted Requests for Proposals for pricing of USDA Foods processed end products. The resulting pricing agreements are on this page. The products and prices are available to all Oregon National School Lunch Program Recipient Agencies. They have been competitively procured in compliance with all Federal and State Procurement regulations. Sponsors are responsible for diverting USDA Foods to these processors and arranging for orders/delivery with the processor/broker if they wish to use the agreements. Processors may ship via direct delivery, through a distributor, or through the state warehouse (GS Foods/Tools for Schools).

SY 2022-23 ODE USDA Foods Processing Agreements Order Guide

SY 2023-24 ODE USDA Foods Processing Agreements Order Guide

This document provides price, item number, pass through value credit, crediting for meal pattern, allergen information, minimum order size, delivery terms and much more. ODE can provide original RFP, contract, and amendments upon request. Please refer to the ODE Diversion/Processing page, SEPDS dropdown box, to look up more specific processor information for products in the agreements.

How do I use these ODE Agreements?

It's simple!

  1. Fill out the Price Agreement Contract Template (Ordering Instrument) using info from the above order guide (applicable school year). Here's a completed sample filled out in case you need help. Alternately, complete a Purchase Order (PO) and reference the price agreement. 
  2. Make sure you are meeting processor delivery minimums in the order guide column X and have checked delivery terms in column V.
  3. Double check you diverted pounds to the applicable processor or have reached out to ODE about surplus state account pounds.
  4. Send the contract template to the processor/broker contacts listed in the order guide, far right column AB.

If sponsors wish to view specific terms outlined in the pricing agreements, they can request a copy by e-mailing the ODE USDA Foods program at ODE Food Distribution. ODE is the contract administrator for these agreements, and can work to resolve problems or issues. Please contact us if you have any questions or problems.

ODE USDA Foods Program contact and general e-mail support: ODE USDA Foods Program