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What’s in a food parcel?

Our foodbank provides three days of nutritionally balanced, non-perishable food.

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

A typical food parcel includes:

  • Tinned Meat / Fish
  • Tinned Vegetables / Potatoes
  • Tinned Fruit
  • Tinned Rice Pudding / Custard
  • Tinned Meat or Vegetarian Meals
  • Tinned Tomatoes
  • Tinned Soup
  • Tinned beans / spaghetti
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Dried Pasta / Rice
  • Breakfast Cereal
  • Biscuits
  • Chocolate & snacks
  • Jam / Spread
  • UHT Milk
  • Tea / Coffee
  • Fruit Juice

Dietary requirements

Our foodbank can usually adapt your food parcel to meet your dietary needs, for example, gluten free or vegetarian. When you arrive at the foodbank centre, a volunteer will chat to you about an special dietary requirements you may have.


Non-food essentials

In addition to food we can also provide non-food essentials such as:

  • Toilet paper
  • Washing machine tablets
  • Washing up liquid
  • Feminine hygiene
  • Toiletries


We can also help with cat and dog food if you have a pet.

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