About Us

The Child Nutrition Program (CNP) Procurement Team works within the Food Distribution Unit. The team is responsible for training, technical assistance, and reviews of school and non-school Child Nutrition Program sponsor procurement practices and Food Service Contracts. Dedicated staff assist program sponsors with competitively procuring Food Service Management Company (FSMC) or Vended Meal Company (VMC) food service contracts. The team also provides training and technical assistance related to the procurement process for large and small purchases.