This TUCO framework covers the supply and distribution of disposables and reusable alternatives for use in kitchen and service areas such as: disposable plates, cups, utensils, cutlery, tablecloths, napkins, gloves, food wrap, takeaway containers and sustainable alternatives such eco cups and boxes.

Kitchen chemicals such as detergents for dishwashers, general cleaning products, laundry products, skincare products, concentrates and ancillary products such as dishcloths, scourers and bin liners are available.

The framework also offers allergen labelling software systems and a one stop shop to cover all requirements.

Key Facts

Start date
15th December 2019
End date
31st March 2024
Optional extension
15th July 2024

Key Benefits of this Framework

  1. It is free to use for members
  2. Eliminates the need to individually undertake your own full procurement exercise, which saves time and resources
  3. Simplifies the process and removes the cost in procuring the services and providers
  4. Legally compliant framework agreement developed within the UK Public Contract Regulations
  5. Consistent Terms & Conditions of contract
  6. Opportunity for further savings through further competition
  7. TUCO regularly audit the nominated suppliers to assist in the management and reduction of food safety risks

Supplier Details

Lots No. Suppliers
Lot 1A: Disposable Products 18 View Suppliers
Lot 1B: Reusable Alternatives to Disposables 13 View Suppliers
Lot 2: Chemicals 18 View Suppliers
Lot 3: Allergen Labelling 11 View Suppliers
Lot 4: One Stop Shop (DIPCHEM) 9 View Suppliers

How can I use this Framework

You can use this framework by joining TUCO, it’s free for CPC members. Just complete TUCO’s application form or call TUCO on 0161 713 3420 to request membership.

If you don’t have CPC membership, firstly join CPC - it’s free for educational organisations, then contact TUCO to request membership.

Should you have any questions please contact Majid Khan, CPC Senior Contracts & Procurement Officer on 0161 974 0949

About TUCO .Ltd

TUCO Ltd is the leading professional membership body for in-house caterers operating in the education sector and wider public sector. TUCO are catering procurement experts, in-house catering specialists and operate on a not-for profit basis.

All CPC members are eligible to join TUCO for free and once you’re a member you can buy via TUCO’s procurement regulation compliant catering frameworks and access their wide range of suppliers. TUCO maximise value for their members and have a great range of membership benefits, learn more about TUCO.

Associated Documentation

The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.

File Details Essential
Disposables & Kitchen Chemicals User Guide YesDownload

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is TUCO Ltd.

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