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TUCO launches Hot Beverages framework offering

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By Toby Belshaw

TUCO has awarded 15 suppliers a berth on their Hot Beverages framework, the contract for which commenced on Friday 1st March 2024.

A compliant way for institutions to procure their warm drinks, Bridge Coffee Roasters, Cafedirect Roastery, Cafeology, Coffee Conscience, Matthew Algie & Co., Modern Standard Coffee, Paddy & Scott’s, Ringtons and The Nairobi Coffee & Tea Co. are among the suppliers on this agreement, with others to be confirmed.

A total of five individual lots comprise this new Hot Beverages framework, as compiled below:

Lot 1: Halls, hot beverage ingredients, equipment and associated coffee shop products
Lot 2: Retail, hot beverage ingredients, equipment and associated coffee shop products
Lot 3: Delivered hospitality, functions and events, hot beverage ingredients, equipment and associated coffee shop products
Lot 4: Speciality coffee ingredients (80+ point SCA Q grading), equipment and associated coffee shop products    
Lot 5: One-stop shop for all hot beverage related products and equipment for all operational areas

As well as its frameworks, TUCO serves as a professional membership body for in-house caterers operating in both the education and wider public sectors.

Operating on a not-for-profit basis, TUCO are catering procurement experts and registered CPC members are eligible to join TUCO on a free of charge basis, enabling access to their own compliant catering frameworks and approved suppliers. Click here for more about TUCO - The University Caterers Organisation.

Please note, CPC members are asked to quote 'Crescent Purchasing Consortium' when making their application to TUCO.

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