[vendtalk] Sodexo Wins $766M U.S. Marine Corps Foodservice Bid, subcontracts 40%

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Vending Times
Issue Date: Vol. 51, No. 8, August 2011, Posted On: 8/9/2011 

Sodexo Wins $766M U.S. Marine Corps Foodservice Bid

Emily Jed; Emily at vendingtimes.net  

GAITHERSBURG, MD -- Sodexo Inc. has been awarded a contract to provide
foodservice at 20 U.S. Marine Corps garrison mess halls on the West Coast.
The deal is valued at $766 million over the life of the contract.

The French catering giant was awarded a contract to operate 31 mess halls in
February. That contract is said to be worth over $900 million. | SEE STORY

With the addition of the new contract, the foodservice giant will serve a
total of 51 sites in Arizona, California, North Carolina, South Carolina,
Virginia and Washington, DC. 

More than 40% of Sodexo's contract with the U.S. Marine Corps are serviced
through subcontracts with small, minority, disadvantaged and women-owned
businesses, and with organizations that represent the interests of
individuals with disabilities. 

Sodexo, with U.S. operations headquartered in Gaithersburg, MD, posted $21.8
billion in revenue in 2010. 

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