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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.

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


Please note that currently due to Covid-19 we are needing the following quantities per WEEK:

  • 200 Boxes of Cereal
  • 600 Tins of Beans
  • 170 Tins of Tomatoes
  • 552 Tins of Meat
  • 410 Tins of Rice Pudding
  • 410 Tins of Fruit
  • 205 Jars of Jam
  • 255 Bottles of UHT Milk
  • 355 Bottles Juice/Squash
  • 255 packs of Biscuits
  • Carrier Bags


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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