The good grocery shopping guide

Posted by Guest on 27/03/20 in Articles

Hundreds of community support groups have launched nationwide during the COVID-19 outbreak – offering shopping and more to vulnerable self-isolating people.

Some supermarkets are also putting together grocery boxes of handy essentials so that vulnerable people needn’t leave their homes at this time.

But a whopping 6.4 million people (10% of the total UK population) may have special dietary requirements.

​There are many reasons why people may exclude foods from their diet. These include allergies, intolerances, autoimmune diseases, personal beliefs, and religious, philosophical and cultural beliefs.

It is vital that the national effort to shop for the most vulnerable considers these needs.


Here are some simple ways to help ensure that community grocery boxes are inclusive for all.

Click here to download this information as a handy PDF.


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