Decision details

Purchase of groceries and ambient products

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Strategic Resources

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval from the Corporate Director, Strategic Resources in relation to the future purchasing of groceries and ambient products


The Corporate Director, Strategic Resources has approved the decision to purchase groceries and ambient products from Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation’s (YPO) catalogue for a period of 2 years from 1st April 2022, with an option to extend for a further period of 2 years.

Reasons for the decision:

To enable NYES Catering to provide produce to all Elderly Persons Homes (EPH’s), Outdoor Education Centres (OEC’s) and schools, where they subscribe to the traded service.

Alternative options considered:

The use of alternative frameworks in addition to other routes to market have been considered, however utilising YPO’s catalogue has been identified as the most appropriate option for this provision at this time.

Publication date: 21/03/2022

Date of decision: 18/03/2022

Effective from: 26/03/2022

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