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What’s in a food parcel?

Our foodbank provides three days of nutritionally balanced, non-perishable food as well as some household essentials.

The Trussell Trust has worked with nutritionists to ensure food parcels contains sufficient nutrition for at least three days worth of healthy, balanced meals for individuals and families.

A typical food parcel includes:

  • Breakfast cereals
  • Soup
  • Pasta
  • Rice
  • Pasta sauce
  • Tinned beans
  • Tinned meat
  • Tinned vegetables
  • Tinned fruit
  • Tea or coffee
  • Sugar
  • Biscuits
  • Snacks

 Extras we can supply

  • Nappies
  • Baby food
  • Sanitary products
  • Pet food
  • Toiletries
  • Household cleaning products


Dietary requirements

Our foodbank can usually adapt your food parcel to meet your dietary needs, for example, gluten free, halal or vegetarian. When you are referred you can tell the person taking your details if you have any special requirements. We always hold stocks of baby essentials and pet food as well as feminine hygiene products.

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