NOTICE TO THE TRADE
ATTENTION ALL COOPERATING SPONSORS, FREIGHT
FORWARDERS, AND OCEAN CARRIERS
CHANGE IN TARE WEIGHTS FOR PACKAGED FOOD AID
EFFECTIVE WITH CARGO BOOKED FROM INVITATION NO. 019
Effective with cargo booked from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's International Procurement Division's Invitation for Bid No. 019, the following revised tare weights are to be used for packaged food aid commodities. Tare Weight is the weight of a package without its contents.
|Pack Size||Net Weight in Pounds||Cross Weight in Pounds||Tare Weight|
|25 kg. bags||55.1150||55.825||0.7100|
|50 kg. bags||110.230||110.480||0.2500|
|6/4-liter plastic bottles||48.600||53.182||4.5820|
Attached to this notice is a
spreadsheet comparing the
revised tare weights shown above to the tare weights originally reflected in the
U.S. Department of Agriculture's Notice to the Trade
EOD-10 dated April 17, 1996.
Please direct any questions concerning this notice to Edward Roseberry, Foreign Agricultural Service, Food Assistance Division, telephone (202) 720-0382.