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Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on support, information, food and other essentials

Published: 23 May 2020
Last updated: 20 Nov 2020 - see all updates

Guidance on the help and support available to protect the wellbeing of people affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance on support, information, food and other essentials
Food boxes and prepared meals

Food boxes and prepared meals

If you can’t get to the shops or access online supermarket shopping, food boxes and prepared meals can provide an alternative way of getting food. Here are some examples of these services. It is not a full list of all suppliers and these are not recommendations. If using a food box or prepared meal delivery service, decide if the supplier is suitable for your needs, then check to see if they deliver in your area.

Food boxes

The contents of food boxes vary by supplier and are subject to change. Delivery charges may also apply.

Retailer

What is the offer

Costs

Delivery

More information

Asda

Fruit & veg box or larger boxes of household essentials

£17 - £40

Available to most of mainland Scotland, check Asda website for exclusions. Order by 5pm for next day delivery

Asda food boxes

Morrisons

A variety of different food boxes including vegan, vegetarian, meat eater, gluten-free boxes

£20 - £35

Country-wide. Next day delivery if ordered before 3pm

Morrisons food boxes

Call 0345 611 6111

Door step delivery service for those self-isolating or at risk. Individuals can order for a pre-set list of essential items

Delivery charges
Elderly and vulnerable: free
Students: £2
Standard: £4.50

Next day delivery

Must live within 10 miles of a store

Morrisons doorstep deliveries
 

0345 611 6111

Prepared meals 

Retailer

What is the offer

Cost

More information

Parsley Box

Prepared meals

Varies

Food does not need refrigerated

Wiltshire Farm Foods

Prepared meals

Varies

Dedicated telephone line for those at risk: 0800 066 2610.


Contact

Email: nonshielded_atrisk@gov.scot

First published: 23 May 2020 Last updated: 20 Nov 2020 -