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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 at least three days worth of healthy, balanced meals for individuals and families.

Please also read the following blog from our Operations Manager at Trussell Trust looking at Whats in a Food Parcel and Why!

A typical food parcel includes:

  • Breakfast cereals
  • Soup
  • Pasta
  • Rice
  • Pasta sauce
  • Tinned Beans or Spaghetti
  • Tinned Meat or Fish or Vegetarian
  • Tinned Vegetables
  • Tinned Fruit
  • Tea or coffee
  • Biscuits
  • Rice or Sponge Puddings
  • Custard
  • Extras such as: Toiletries, Baby Products and Pet Food (when available)

Dietary requirements

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

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