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[Blog post] Advice and other resources for people who want food deliveries but can’t get a supermarket delivery slot

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JoBrodie Thu 21-May-20 14:26:55

I wrote this and thought others might find it useful.

Advice and other resources for people who want food deliveries but can’t get a supermarket delivery slot

Jo

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SpartacusAutisticus Thu 21-May-20 15:57:12

Can you add mypubshop on there (I only skimmed but didn't notice it), lots of pubs are selling groceries as well as collect/delivery meals.

M&S and Waitrose also do food boxes (the latter via John Lewis website).

JoBrodie Thu 21-May-20 18:42:11

Thanks - I'll add box info for M&S and Waitrose, but it looks like the mypubshop doesn't do deliveries so will leave that bit out.

Jo

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SpartacusAutisticus Thu 21-May-20 19:33:03

Some pubs on MyPubShop do deliver, and it's a particularly important resource for people in rural areas who don't have Uber and Deliveroo, bike messengers and so on that urban-dwellers have.

JoBrodie Thu 21-May-20 19:45:01

OK thanks for clarification, will add smile
Jo

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Inkpaperstars Fri 22-May-20 01:37:11

Thanks, this is very helpful

caringcarer Fri 22-May-20 03:23:22

Morrisons do a meat/vegetarian delivery box. We have had no trouble getting a delivery slot with Morrisons. I think they took on more delivery drivers.

JoBrodie Fri 22-May-20 12:50:13

Thanks caringcarer - Morrisons Food Boxes were already in the list but I've now recreated the list of shops as a bullet pointed list to make it clearer.

Jo

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Morning7512 Fri 22-May-20 13:08:07

Hi Jo,

Not sure if this is relevant but Heinz are doing their own bundles, one of which includes 8 tins of beans, 4 tins of tomato soup and 4 tins of spaghetti hoops for £10. Delivery for this bundle (Hermes) is an extra £3.50-£4.00 depending on where in the UK you live, or free for NHS employees according to the website. Hope this helps 😊 I got a bundle when I was unable to get any slots at one point and was generally happy with the service.

www.heinztohome.co.uk

SpartacusAutisticus Fri 22-May-20 14:32:32

Roberts bakery direct:
robertsbakerydirect.co.uk/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIhMbF68nH6QIVROvtCh1BKgriEAAYASAAEgLCwfD_BwE

Fairfield Farm
fairfieldsfarmcrisps.co.uk/shop/

Darts Farm
www.dartsfarm.co.uk/

Lots of independent food producers are selling online, and if you find your local ones they often deliver free.

JoBrodie Fri 22-May-20 17:22:11

Thank you both, I will add these smile
Jo

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