Produce One Inc., Dayton, Ohio, was awarded a $36 million (maximum) contract by Philadelphia-based Defense Logistics Agency to supply fresh fruits and vegetables to school customers in Ohio, according to a news release from the Department of Defense. Produce One Inc. was awarded the contract in competition with two other firms, according to the release. The completion date of the 18-month contract is Aug. 5, 2015, with two 18-month option periods.
San Diego-based Coast Citrus Distributors was awarded a $35.2 million (maximum) contract by the Defense Logistics Agency to supply fresh fruits and vegetables to California Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps customers. Coast Citrus won the 18-month contract in competition with three other companies, according to the news release. The contract will have a July 20, 2015 completion data with two 18-month option periods, according to the release.