Honduran Livestock: Dairy Contract Coming Soon

In a month and a half the award of the contract to supply milk to schools is expected to be awarded.

Monday, July 26, 2010

The president of the Honduran Federation of Farmers and Breeders (Fenagh), Leopoldo Durán, told Laprensa.hn that, "the draft bid documents are being reviewed currently, then follow the criteria and we want these approved within two weeks so that in a month we can receive offers and see who wins the process".

The government agreed to the purchase of 10 million liters of milk from Honduran producers to supply schools.

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In the short term, authorities will publish the bidding rules for supplying milk to feeding children at the country’s public schools.

The contract, valued at $8 million, comprises supplying 10 million liters of milk.

“Leopoldo Durán, president of the Honduran National Federation of Farmers and Breeders, assured that the process is well underway, and expected the bidding to start in a couple of months”, noted Elheraldo.hn.

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