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SY2023-2024 TX-UNPS Allocation Starting Date

Published: 89 days ago
" USDA Foods for School Year 2023-2024 will kick-off with TX-UNPS allocations in mid-July! Click the headline link for more information.
For FDP regions 1, 2, 4, 6, 7 and 8 the first date of allocations in TX-UNPS for received USDA Foods shipments will be Tuesday, July 18. From that point on, TDA will allocate every Tuesday and Thursday for received shipments. Check the Weekly Commodity Bulletin report at least once a week to see what USDA Foods you were allocated!

For FDP regions 3 and 5, the WBSCM pilot group, allocations are now accessible through Gold Star Foods' Online Ordering System. Schools that need setup assistance to the system or have questions or need help can reach out to the Help Desk at or their Gold Star Foods K12 Account Specialist.


Assistance available in English and Spanish. Please call 877-TEX-MEAL (877-839-6325) for help. Additional translations services available as well.

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