What is the FoodShare Tan Lan Club?

A community food sharing scheme based in Old Colwyn open to absolutely anyone local who wants to become a member.

How can I order?

After you register, you will be texted or emailed each week with a link to place an order.

Where can I collect?

Collection points located in Llandudno, Old Colwyn (Ebernezer Chapel), Old Colwyn (Tan Lan Community Centre - Home-Start Conwy), Llanddulas, Pensarn or Towyn.

What does it cost?

£1 Annual Membership Fee added to your first shop.

Subscription Rates start at £3 for food with the shop value up to £10.99.

What can I buy?

  • Donated food items – purchased by those who support FoodShare;
  • Food past its “best before” date, but still suitable for eating safely;
  • Surplus food donated by local supermarkets – it may be damaged stock (dented tins or broken outer packages, for example), or it may be close to or past its “best before” date as above.
  • Food items purchased by the FoodShare in bulk from discount warehouses or distributors.

Additional Items

Subject to availability

On some occasions, additional items of food and other household items may be made available to you, upon collection of your order, which are completely free of charge. These images are only an example of what has been on offer in 2022. All items are subject to availability and may not be available every week. 

Food Categories on offer each week (subject to change)

The items listed below and the prices are only examples of what has been on offer to purchase throughout 2022.                             All items and their prices are subject to availability and subject to change.

Tea / Coffee / Milk / Cereals


“Pot Luck” Teabags Various Brands - 40 Teabags (£1.00)

Coffee: Alcafe Rich Roast - 200g (£1.90)

Milk - Long Life UHT: Semi Skimmed (Green Top): 1 Litre (80p)

“Pot Luck” Cereals: Mixed Sizes (£1.50)

Pasta / Rice / Spaghetti / Cooking Sauces


“Pot Luck” Cooking Sauces: Mixed Sizes (£1.00)

“Pot Luck” Instant Noodles : Variety of Flavours, Brands and sizes (70p)

“Pot Luck” Long Grain Rice (BBE 4/22): 1kg (£1.00)

“Pot Luck” Pasta (BBE 4/22): 1kg (£1.40)

Tinned Food


“Pot Luck” Tuna  (in Brine / Oil / Spring Water etc.): Mixed Weight (75p)

“Pot Luck” Tinned Tomatoes: 400g (35p)

“Pot Luck” Baked Beans (various brands): approx. 400g (50p)

Rice Pudding Tinned: Various Brands (25p)

Frozen / Refrigerated Category


“Pot Luck” Greggs Pasties (Chicken / Cheese & Onion etc.) FROZEN: Pack of 2 (£1.00)

Greggs Sausage Rolls FROZEN: Pack of 4 (£1.50)

Supreme Pork Sausages (approx. 10 pieces to a bag) FROZEN: Contains wheat, soya & sulphites (£2.10)

      Biscuits / Savouries /     Pet Food


“Pot Luck” Biscuits (Bourbon Cream / Garibaldi / Digestives etc.): (50p)

Soreen Raspberry & White Chocolate 5 Mini Loaves : 150g x 5 (£1.00)

Pascoe’s Chunky Pate Dog Food : 1.23 kg  - 2 cans (£2.70)

“Pot Luck” Waitrose Tender and Succulent Meaty and Poultry Selection Cat Food: 85g x 4 (£1.25)

Toilet Rolls / Washing Up Liquid / Powder


Toilet Rolls: Pack of 3 (£1.00)

Washing Up Liquid: Magnum 500ml (55p)

“Pot Luck” Body Sprays / Deodorants (Spray / Roll-on - Mens & Womens): various  brands and sizes (£1.00)

Daz Washing Powder (Biological) - a decanted tub of washing powder to give up to 6 washes: (75p)

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