METRO Cash & Carry signs a contract with Defense Ministry

METRO Cash  Carry LLC have signed a contract with the Defense Ministry of Ukraine to supply food to military servicemen.

"The agreement on supply of food according to a catalog for the western naval base in Odesa where the experiment on the introduction of the alternative feed system for military servicemen successfully continues has been signed," the Defense Ministry said on its website on Thursday.

The head of the food reformation system for the Armed Forces of the project office of the Defense Ministry Diana Petrenia said that according to the preliminary results of the electronic reversed auction the cost of a food set per serviceman of the western naval base a day will be UAH 42.39 and on the ship – UAH 44.41.

The previous cost of the food set per serviceman (before December 31, 2015) was UAH 57.24 and UAH 59 on the ship.

This week it is planned to sign an agreement on supply of food under a catalog in the National Army Academy in Lviv.

METRO and the Defense Ministry are planning to expand the catalog for military servicemen in the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) zone. It is also planned to improve the military food quality control system.