3.5.1 COUNTRY NAME   Food Suppliers

Overview

REPLACE THIS TEXT with a 1 - 2 paragraph narrative about the availability of food for local purchase/procurement at the level of manufacturing/production, wholesale and major retailers only . This should be a high level overview of commercially available food commodities at national/district levels (may include indications of main trading partners for import/export of foods). Key areas to look at (but not limited to) are: ready-to-eat foods (SITC Division Code 09), cereals, pulses, oil, sugar, live animals, meat, dairy products.

Additional information can be located from sources which are regularly maintained and reflect current facts and figures. For more specific and detailed overviews of food availability and market conditions, please consult the following sources:

WFP Vulnerability and Analysis Mapping (VAM) : INSERT a link directly to the VAM country page if available (http://vam.wfp.org/)

USAID Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) : INSERT a link directly to the FEWS NET country page if available (http://www.fews.net/)

INSERT other relevant links

ENSURE SUPPLIERS IDENTIFIED IN THESE PARAGRAPHS HAVE THEIR CONTACT DETAILS IN SECTION 4.10: Supplier Contact List. Create the list by completing the 4.1 template. 

For more information on food supplier contact details, please see the following link:   HQ staff will input a link to section 4. 10 Supplier Contact List here.

Retail Sector

REPLACE THIS TEXT WITH A paragraph briefly describing any notable information regarding the retail sector in general: are major regional and/or global retailers present; do retailers have well established relationships with national/regional wholesalers; are established retailers stable (i.e. is there a high rate of bankruptcy/failure/closure, or does the retail sector offer/use credit)?

Types of Retailers Available

Type of Retailer

Rank

(1-5)

Supermarket – concentrates mainly in supplying a range of food, beverage, cleaning and sanitation products; have significant purchasing power; are often part of national/regional/global chains.

INDICATE the relative rank for this type of retailer; where 1 is the most commonly used by the population, and 5 is the least commonly used.

Convenience Store/Mini Market – medium sized shop; offers a more limited range of products than supermarkets; usually has good/stable purchasing power; may be part of chain or cooperative.

 

Permanent shop with strong supply capacity individually/family owned store; usually offers fewer commodities and a limited selection of brands; good storage and reliable supply options.

 

Permanent shop with limited supply capacity individually/family owned store; offers fewer commodities and a limited selection of brands; limited storage and unstable supply options.

 

Mobile Shop/Market Stand individually/family owned store; usually offers fewer commodities and a limited selection of brands; may be found at outdoor markets, camps or unstable environments.

 

Please copy the below section for each wholesale-level supplier assessed.

Wholesale – SUPPLIER COMPANY NAME

REPLACE THIS TEXT WITH A paragraph briefly describing any notable information regarding the specific supplier: how many years have they been operating; what are the main areas where they are active; do they have any regional affiliations/presence or are they strictly a national/local supplier, etc.

Supplier Overview

Company Name

 

Address

 

Does the supplier have its own production / manufacturing capacity?

 

Yes / No and INDICATE if the supplier is directly engaged in farming, agriculture or food processing.

Does the supplier have its own retail capacity?

 

Yes / No and INDICATE if the supplier provides commodities directly to the consumer or end user, or directly manages retail locations.

Does the supplier have its own transport capacity?

Yes / No

Does the supplier have its own storage facilities?

Yes / No

Approximate Turnover in MT

 

Please identify the period of time linked to the figure, does it represent a monthly turn over, a quarterly turn over, a yearly turn over?

Payment Methods Accepted

 

Other Comments or Key Information

 

*Basic details for the main office should be shown here, additional contact details for local/regional offices and full contact details for the main office to be included in section 4.10 Supplier Contact List.

 

Other Locations

Region(s)

Service Location(s)

INSERT in each cell of this column the name of any Level 1 Administrative area (only 1 per row) where this supplier has service locations.

INSERT in each cell of this column the name of any major city (regional/district/provincial capitals) in the corresponding Level 1 Administrative area where this supplier has service locations.

ADD MORE ROWS IF REQUIRED

 

 

Primary Goods / Commodities Available

Commodities by Type**

( SITC Rev 4 Division Code - Title)

Comments

00 - Live animals (other than fish, crustaceans, molluscs, etc.)

i.e. sheep and goats, swine, poultry…

Indicate in this column if goods are imported or produced / manufactured locally; any seasonal variations in stocks, or other limitations on availability.

01 - Meat and meat preparations

i.e meat of bovine animals, meat of sheep, dried or smoked meat of swine, sausages…

 

02 - Dairy products and birds’ eggs

i.e. milk, yogurt, butter, cheese, eggs…

 

03 - Fish (not marine mammals), crustaceans, molluscs…

i.e. fish (chilled or frozen), fish (salted or in brine), fish liver and roes…

 

04 - Cereals and cereal preparations

i.e. wheat, rice, flour of maize, pasta...

 

05 - Vegetables and fruit

i.e. vegetables, fruit and nuts, jams/jellies, fruit juices…

 

06 - Sugars, sugar preparations and honey

i.e. sugars (beet or cane) raw, natural honey, fruit/nuts preserved by sugar …

 

07 - Coffee, tea, cocoa, spices and manufactures thereof

i.e. coffee, cocoa, chocolate, tea, mate, pepper…

 

09 - Miscellaneous edible products and preparations

i.e. ready-to-eat foods, margarine, sauces, soups and broths, yeasts…

 

41 - Animal oils and fats

i.e. lard, fats and oils…

 

42/43 - Fixed vegetable fats and oils, crude, refined or fractionated

i.e. soya bean oil, olive oil, maize oil, vegetable oil…

 

**For non-FOOD products please see section 3.5.2 Additional Suppliers, and for FUEL/PETROLEUM products please see section 3.1 Fuel.

Disclaimer: Inclusion of company information in the LCA does not imply any business relationship between the supplier and WFP / Logistics Cluster, and is used solely as a determinant of services, and capacities.

Please note: WFP / Logistics Cluster maintain complete impartiality and are not in a position to endorse, comment on any company's suitability as a reputable service provider.