Marvell Foods’ various government approvals, listed below, provides Marvell Foods and its strategic partners with exceptional price and contract incentives to supply food (and other) products to the Federal Government. Below is a list of our certifications and the incentives associated with each of our certifications.
The System for Award Management (SAM) is an official website of the U.S. government. SAM allows Government agencies and contractors to search for your company based on your ability, size, location, experience, ownership, and more. SAM allows users to search for firms certified by the SBA under the 8(a) Development and Hubzone Programs.
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is a United States government agency that provides support to entrepreneurs and small businesses. SBA helps lead the federal government’s efforts to deliver 23 percent of prime federal contracts to small businesses. Small business contracting programs include efforts to ensure that certain federal contracts reach woman-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses as well as businesses participating in programs such as the 8(a) Business Development Program and HUBZone.
The government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses in historically underutilized business zones. It also gives preferential consideration to those businesses in full and open competition. The HUBZone program fuels small business growth in historically underutilized business zones with a goal of awarding at least three percent of federal contract dollars to HUBZone-certified companies each year. As a Certified HUBZONE company, Marvell Foods is eligible to compete for the program’s set-aside contracts. HUBZone-certified businesses also get a 10 percent price evaluation preference in full and open contract competitions.
The federal government’s goal is to award at least five percent of all federal contracting dollars to women-owned small businesses each year. To help provide a level playing field for women business owners, the government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses that participate in the WOSB Federal Contracting Program. Marvell Foods, as a certified member of the WOSB Federal Contracting Program makes Marvell Foods eligible to compete for federal contracts set aside for the program.
Since August 2020, Marvell Foods has been a subcontractor/ supplier/distributor providing assorted protein products on behalf of Manufacturers and Distributors who participated in the Farmers to Families Food Box Program. Marvell Foods supplied/brokered/delivered tens of millions of pounds of proteins and other food products to USDA/BOA Awardees, who in turn helped feed millions of Americans and their families, including food banks, across the country.
Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)
The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) works to improve the health of low-income persons at least 60 years of age by supplementing their diets with nutritious USDA Foods. USDA distributes both food and administrative funds to participating states and Indian Tribal Organizations to operate CSFP. Click here for Fact Sheet
The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)
The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) is a federal program that helps supplement the diets of low-income Americans by providing them with emergency food assistance at no cost. USDA provides 100% American-grown USDA Foods and administrative funds to states to operate TEFAP. Click here for Fact Sheet
USDA Foods in Schools (USDA-FIS)
The USDA Foods in Schools program supports domestic nutrition programs and American agricultural producers through purchases of 100% American-grown and -produced foods for use by schools and institutions participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Click here for Fact Sheet
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
SNAP provides nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget of needy families so they can purchase healthy food and move towards self-sufficiency.
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About Marvell Foods
Marvell Foods is a third-generation, family-owned food trading, food brokerage company. With more than thirty years experience, and offices coast to coast, Marvell Foods is also a Certified Government Vendor/Supplier. The company buys, sells, and trades a wide assortment of food products on behalf of some of the country’s largest companies, including Big Box Retailers, Independent Food Operators, and Discount Retailers, among a host of other companies. Marvell Foods supplies foods and food products to the Federal and State Prison System, food banks, commissaries, churches, ministries, and school food programs.
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