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Supply Issues Berry Superfos (Kenfig) and Alliance Disposable Limited Hot Cups UTC418, UTC419 and UTC292 (ICN 2425)

Important Customer Notice Resolved

Ref: 2024/2425 ICN Number: 2425

 

  • The supply issue of Polystyrene Disposable Hot Cup products from Berry Superfos (Kenfig) and Alliance Disposables Limited is now resolved.
  • UTC418, UTC419 and UTC292 are now available to order through our online catalogue.
  • This ICN is now closed.

Change:

  • The suppliers Berry Superfos (Kenfig) and Alliance Disposables Limited have informed us of a supply issue with their Polystyrene Disposable Hot Cup products.
  • The three product codes affected are:
    • UTC418 – Disposable Hot Cup – 7oz Polystyrene – Plain White – Squat (Suitable for Vending)
    • UTC419 – Disposable Hot Cup – 7oz Polystyrene – Plain White – Tall (Suitable for Vending)
    • UTC292 – Disposable Hot Cup – 7oz Polystyrene – Plain White (Suitable for Vending).
  • The supply issue is due to supplier manufacturing issues.

Impact:          

  • The affected codes are currently suspended and unavailable to order.
  • Potential indirect alternative products are available to order through our online catalogue:
    • UMB85021 – 7oz Single Wall – White (Matching Lid – UMB85019 Matching Clutch – UMB85018)
    • UTC139 – Disposable Hot Cup – 7oz Single Wall – Kenco Branded
    • AAG000 – Disposable Hot Cup – 7oz Single Wall – Brown Coffee Print – Venezia Squat (Suitable for Vending).
  • See our Downloads ▼ section to access the product listing for further information on the affected product codes and potential alternatives.
  • The supply issue is anticipated to be resolved by 26 February 2024.

 Next Steps:               

  • Customers are advised to log into our website to view the potential indirect alternative products.
  • Customers are advised to review the compatibility of the alternatives if products are being used in vending machines.
  • We will update the ICN when we have further information.
  • If you have any further questions, please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Customer Services Advisor.

Downloads ▼

  • 2425 Berry Superfos and Alliance Disposables Product Listing with Alternatives 9 February 2024

    An Excel file showing the product listing with alternatives for ICN 2425.
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