Foodservice firm BaxterStorey has won a contract worth just over £2.4m to supply the catering and cleaning to Scottish climate change research organisation the James Hutton Institute.
The three-year deal will see BaxterStorey provide its services at the Institute's two centres in Aberdeen and Dundee for a fixed price.
As part of the contract, BaxterStorey will be required to cater for around 320 people at the Dundee site, with some extra staff members employed on the two adjoining farms over the summer months.
In Aberdeen, around 250 people will need to be catered for. Both facilities are open throughout the year but closed over Christmas.
In addition to catering, the company will carry out various cleaning tasks at the sites, including cleaning laboratories and some greenhouses, deep cleaning the staff kitchen areas, as well as cleaning two cottages on the Dundee site, each of which has two bedrooms, and four bedrooms on the Aberdeen site.
BaxterStorey beat two other tenders in order to secure the deal.
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