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Food Purchasing for Child Care Centers Section 7: Vendor Choices (Step 4) Lesson Objectives The learner will be able to name the vendor choices in his/her community and list some of the advantages and disadvantages of each and write an information sheet for vendors for his/her center.

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section 7 vendor choices step 4

Food Purchasing for Child Care Centers

Section 7:

Vendor Choices(Step 4)

lesson objectives
Lesson Objectives

The learner will be able to

  • name the vendor choices in his/her community and list some of the advantages and disadvantages of each and
  • write an information sheet for vendors for his/her center.
choices available to you
Choices Available to You

Depend on the community where your center is located

words meaning
Words Meaning . . .

. . . “a business that sells food and supplies”:

  • Vendors
  • Suppliers
  • Stores
  • Distributors
  • Retail vendors
  • Wholesale vendors
identifying your choices
Identifying Your Choices . . .

. . . is called a market area analysis.

possible choices
Possible Choices
  • Specialty stores
  • Local grocery stores
  • Supermarkets
  • Wholesale clubs
  • Wholesale grocery distributors
  • Institutional distributors
  • Institutional jobbers
specialty stores

Local meat/fish market

  • Fresh produce stand
  • Exact amounts needed
  • Farmers market
  • Fresh food
  • Lower prices
    • Bread outlet
Specialty Stores

Advantages

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Specialty Stores

Disadvantages

  • Have limited variety
  • Do not have CN labeled convenience foods
  • Usually do not deliver
  • Takes time to pick up items
  • Make more stops to get food
local grocery stores
Local Grocery Stores

Advantages

  • Fresh, frozen, and canned foods
  • Convenient location
  • Charge accounts
    • One check at end of month
    • Use of store’s money until receive tuition or government payment
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Local Grocery Stores

Disadvantages

  • Limited variety of food
  • No CN labeled convenience foods
  • Small cans and packages
    • More time needed to prepare meals
  • No delivery
supermarkets
Supermarkets

Advantages

  • Wide variety of fresh, frozen, and canned foods
  • Weekly promotions with cost savings
supermarkets12
Supermarkets

Advantages

  • 24/7
  • No. 10 cans
    • Reduced time for meal preparation
  • Charge accounts
supermarkets13
Supermarkets

Disadvantages

  • No CN labeled convenience foods
  • Limited delivery
wholesale clubs
Wholesale Clubs

Advantages

  • Wholesale prices
  • No. 10 cans and other quantity pack items
  • Phone orders
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Wholesale Clubs

Disadvantages

  • No charge accounts
  • No CN labeled convenience foods
  • Annual membership fee
  • No delivery
wholesale grocery distributors
Wholesale Grocery Distributors

Advantages

  • Charge accounts
  • Delivery
  • Order by
    • Salesperson
    • Phone
    • Computer
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Wholesale Grocery Distributors

Disadvantages

  • Small home-size cans
  • Very few frozen foods
  • No CN labeled convenience foods
  • Minimum delivery requirements possible
institutional distributors
Institutional Distributors

Advantages

  • Charge accounts
  • Delivery
  • Order by
    • Salesperson
    • Phone
    • Computer
  • CN labeled convenience foods
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Institutional Distributors

Disadvantages

  • Minimum delivery requirements may apply.
  • Containers may be too large for your center.
  • It is necessary to carefully evaluate your center’s needs.
institutional jobbers
Institutional Jobbers

Advantages

  • Food delivered immediately upon being sold
  • Combination of large and home-size containers
institutional jobbers21
Institutional Jobbers

Disadvantages

  • Must pay for food when purchased
  • Offer limited selection of food
  • Do not know in advance what is for sale
  • Often do not have refrigerated trucks
if you are not sure
If You Are Not Sure . . .
  • Ask questions.
  • Ask other
    • child care centers,
    • schools,
    • restaurants,
    • nursing homes, or
    • hospitals.
if you are not sure23
If You Are Not Sure . . .
  • Ask your State CACFP Agency or licensing agency representative.
  • If you have a sponsoring agency, ask its representative.
if you are not sure24
If You Are Not Sure . . .
  • Read the names of companies on the delivery trucks you see.
    • Copy the phone numbers.
    • Call the vendors.
    • Ask the vendors if they are interested in your business.
information sheet for vendors
Information Sheet for Vendors

Purpose:

  • Tell vendor about your center
  • Provide credit information
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Information Sheet for Vendors
  • Name of the center
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Fax number
  • E-mail address
information sheet for vendors27
Information Sheet for Vendors
  • Organization of the center
    • Non-profit, for-profit, or public
    • If non-profit, list of members of board of directors
    • If for-profit, list of owners
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Information Sheet for Vendors
  • Number of meals served daily
  • Days and hours of operation
  • Name, address, and phone number of
    • the center’s bank and
    • the officer who handles the center’s account
  • Names of the center’s employees authorized to place food orders