SOURCE: US Federal Contractor Registration


September 16, 2015 11:00 ET

FEMA Issues RFQ for Emergency Ration Bars

Solicitation Is a Total Small Business Set-Aside; Bids Due by Sept. 17

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - September 16, 2015) - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued a Request for Quote (RFQ) on Tuesday, September 15 for emergency ration bars (ERBs).

Bidders must be able to deliver 30,000 ERBs to Moffett Field, California; 150,000 ERBs to Caguas, Puerto Rico; 50,000 ERBs to Barrigada, Guam; and 50,000 ERBs to Aiea, Hawaii.

FEMA issued the following requirements:

  • 3,600-calorie ERB (72-hour food supply)
  • 27-ounce packet containing nine individual bars, with a minimum of 400 calories per bar
  • U.S. Coast Guard approved and compliant
  • A shelf life of at least five years
  • Non-thirst provoking formula
  • Withstand extreme conditions and temperatures of up to 149°F
  • Delivered by no later than October 21, 2015

FEMA will evaluate bids based on technical approach; past performance; and price.

Proposals are due by e-mail to Contract Specialist Toye Hobday at and Contracting Officer Biana Meira-Penna at by no later than Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 1 p.m. EST.

Companies bidding on this contract must be registered on System for Award Management (SAM). If you are not registered on SAM and are interested in bidding on this contract, please call US Federal Contractor Registration, the world’s largest third-party registration firm, at (877) 252-2700 ext. 1. One of its specialists can help register you with SAM.

Contact Information

  • US Federal Contractor Registration
    877-252-2700 ext. 1