NIESC is the first SFA Cooperative in the state of Indiana to procure a cafeteria Point of Sale (Service) program to meet state and federal guidelines!
NIESC has over two decades of cooperative purchasing experience under their belt. Our specialty is food procurement. Through our program, we ensure your member district has access to healthy, affordable food to fill the trays at your school. Hand-in-hand with providing food is the program to ensure your district meets the nutritional guidelines to provide the healthy food your students need. NIESC has published and awarded not one, but two Point of Service Platforms for Indiana Educational Service Center Members throughout the state of Indiana!
Our evaluation committee was comprised of school district professionals and after extensive demonstrations from three, highly qualified providers we have awarded our RFP to the following companies:
Who we are and what we do: NIESC, Region 7 is one of Indiana’s nine individual Education Service Centers (ESCs). Over the last several years, changes in meeting the state and USDA guidelines for school child nutrition programs have led the ESC Food Cooperative Consortium to grow to 90 districts. This cooperative ensures all products meet the USDA guidelines for child nutrition while monitoring changes in legislature and school food trends. NIESC is the lead administrator of this team, ensuring all USDA and State requirements are being adhered to as part of the procurement process on behalf of each participating service center.
For more information on the POS RFP, sign up for an account on our NIESC Website to access the RFP Documents and pricing or reach out to Lisa Abell.