Contract awarded to provide food to military installations in Mississippi and Louisiana

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WASHINGTON (WJTV) – On Monday, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced a $86.1 million Defense Logistics Agency contract to Merchants Foodservice in Jackson to provide food to military installations in Mississippi and Louisiana.

Merchants Foodservice will provide full-line food distribution to Air Force, Army, Navy and Coast Guard facilities in the two states.

“I’m pleased to see a Mississippi firm awarded this competitive contract.  Merchants Foodservice will build on its extensive distribution expertise to deliver foods to military facilities in Mississippi and Louisiana over the next four years,” said Hyde-Smith.

The fixed-price contract includes economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-quantity provisions.  The contract extends to February 2025.

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