As part of the interview process, Upper Hutt Foodbank go through the range of products we have available, offering where possible choices to try to best meet each Customer’s personal wishes.

The size of each parcel will depend on the number of individuals included and some items will be age related .  

Subject to availability, we endeavour to supply:

  • Toiletries
  • Vegetables
  • Cereal
  • Rice or Pasta
  • Pasta Sauce or Tomatoes
  • Baked Beans and/or Spaghetti
  • Spreads
  • Biscuits
  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Tea Bags or Instant Coffee
  • Sausages up to 4 persons or Mince for families 5 +
  • Milk (may be powdered)
  • Eggs
  • Cheese
  • Margarine
  • Bread and Buns
  • Tinned Corn or Beetroot
  • Tinned Fruit
  • Cooking Oil
  • Salt
  • Soup (seasonal)
  • Tinned Fish or Chicken
  • Feminine Care Pads or Tampons
  • Cat or Dog Food

For Children

  • Luncheon
  • Noodles
  • Baby Food
  • Nappies
  • Treats
  • Powdered Drink Raro type or Chocolate

At times Upper Hutt Foodbank may have additional items available outside of this list.