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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
  • Long-life milk
  • Long-life fruit juice
  • Soup
  • Pasta
  • Rice
  • Pasta sauce
  • Tinned beans
  • Tinned vegetables
  • Tinned fruit
  • Tinned meat
  • Tinned fish
  • Tea or coffee
  • Sugar (on request)
  • Biscuits
  • Snacks

We also partner with Roots and Fruits to provide fresh fruit and vegetable items.

Dietary requirements

Our foodbank can usually adapt your food parcel to meet your dietary needs, for example, gluten free, halal or vegetarian. Please speak to the referral agency about any special dietary requirements you may have.

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