Supply and Installation of Potato Process, Wash and Grading facilities
Puffin Produce Limited | Published July 7, 2017
Puffin Produce Ltd is Wales’ largest premier Potato and Vegetable packing firm. Based in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire and established in 1995 the business is wholly owned by the farmers and growers who supply them. The company has grown year on year over the last five years. Puffin Produce Ltd’s growth has been built on proactive engagement with the major retailers and their ability to secure contracts with Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury, Morrisons, Waitrose and M&S. In order to maintain supply contracts with these leading retailers, Puffin Produce has been at the forefront of continuous development that includes expansion of its facilities and range to motivate increased sales and product marketability. Puffin Produce plan investment by further increasing scale, efficiency and infrastructure of their current potato operation. As such, they are currently developing an improved process area requiring new equipment for cleaning, polishing and grading received ware potatoes. This invitation to tender is in request of quotes for two potato wash lines capable of washing and polishing 20-25t per hour (10-12.5t per hour each) of standard UK supermarket specification potatoes. The process lines should consist of the following items of equipment: 2 box tippers 2 loose soil removing continental webs 2 washers 2 polishers 2 drying tables 2 grading tables with associated waste belts 2 finished product belts to link with dolav fillers Necessary belts to form two continuous stream lines Associated PLC operational control panels and safety mechanisms Contract Conditions: Liquidated Damages - £2,000 per week or part thereof Rectification Period - 6 Months Retention Percentage - 3% Contractor’s Insurance Cover - £5,000,000 Insurance Liability of Employer - £10,000,000 Should you have further queries, please address these to Russ Thomas at Puffin Produce via email to email@example.com Tenders to be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=68904.