( Defense Logistics Agency )

Two produce distributors were awarded multi-million dollar contracts in mid-July to supply fruits and vegetables to schools and Department of Defense customers.

Beating out two other companies, Grasmick Produce Co., Boise, Idaho, was awarded a four-year, $20.3 million contract by the Defense Logistics Agency to supply fresh fruit and vegetables to schools and U.S. military bases in Idaho, according to a news release.

In another award, the Defense Logistics Agency said Raleigh, N.C.-based US Foods Inc. received a 127-day contract valued at $22 million to supply a full line of food items for military and school customers in Virgina.


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