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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 tomatoes
  • Tinned meat
  • Tinned fish
  • Tinned vegetables
  • Tinned fruit
  • Instant mash
  • Tinned rice pudding/custard
  • Tinned Sponge pudding
  • Tea or coffee
  • Biscuits
  • Snacks- sweet and savoury
  • Jam/Peanut butter/marmalade/honey
  • Packet noodles/cuppa soup
  • Long life milk
  • Long life fruit jucie

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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