This TUCO framework covers the supply and distribution of a wide range of fresh meat and poultry to the higher education and further education sectors. It includes but is not limited to the following products:

  • Fresh butchered meats: joints, fillets, carcasses and whole animals for catering courses
  • Game, poultry, processed meats, cooked meats, pies, pâtés, stuffing and specialty eggs
  • Halal, Kosher, Red Tractor and Organic meat
  • Sundries (butchers string and nets)

Key Facts

Start date
1st January 2018
End date
31st December 2020

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

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
Fresh/Frozen Meat & Poultry User Guide YesDownload

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is TUCO Ltd.

Majid Khan

  • Name: Majid Khan
  • Tel: 0161 974 0949
  • Email: [email protected]
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