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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
  • Biscuits
  • Snacks

Dietary requirements

When you arrive at our Centres please make sure the team are aware of any dietary needs you have and be prepared to help them make the parcel suitable for you.


Our Centres also have a range of items for you to choose from. This may include toiletries, household products, dog and cat food along with other food items not included in our regular food parcels. Each person receiving a food parcel will also be given a Recipe Bag with ingredients and the recipe instructions to give ideas on how to make best use of the food provided.

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