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USDA Needs Beans
July 06, 2012

USDA is seeking more than 300,000 cases of canned dried beans for use in the National School Lunch Program and other Federal food and nutrition assistance programs. The list of bean needs is as follows:

      -Vegetarian           77,760 cases

      -Pinto                     57,024

      -Refried                44,064

      -Red kidney         29,376

      -Black                   25,056

      -Blackeye            18,144

      -Garbanzo           16,416

      -Baby lima           15,552

      -Small red           12,096

      -Great Northern    5,184

Successful bidders will be announced by midnight July 17th. Deliveries will be made between October 1st and November 30th, 2012.


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