Canteen item list

The following food items are currently available from the S.C. Department of Corrections' prison canteens.

Beans: pinto, no pork; pinto, with pork; lima, can; red and rice, can

Beef stew, canned and pouch

Biscuit, sausage, frozen

Bread: wheat and white

Burrito, hot

Candy: Almond Snickers, Atomic Fireball bag, hard sugar-free bag, Hershey Bar, Hot Tamales, Jelly Beans bag, Jolly Rancher bag, Kit-Kat, M&M peanut, Mr. Goodbar, Payday, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, Skittles, Snickers, Starlite Mints, Tootsie Roll 


Cereal: Bran Flakes, Captain Crunch, Corn Flakes, Frosted Flakes, Honey Nut Chex Mix

Cheese: sharp block; sliced

Chicken and dumplings, canned

Chicken wings, spicy, frozen

Chicken: chunk white, canned; chunk, pouch

Chili: with beans, canned; with beans, pouch

Chips: BBQ pork skins, BBQ Lay’s, Bugles chips, Cheddar and Sour Cream, Cheez-Its Spicy, Sunshine, Cheese and Bacon Potato Skin, Doritos Nacho, Fritos Chili Cheese, Hot Buffalo Wing Pieces, Hot N Honey Cheese Curl, Regular Lay’s, Texas Pete Hot Sauce, Whole Shebang

Coffee, instant

Cookies:Banana cream, Chocolate chip, Duplex Cream, Caramel Delites, Girl Scout Peanut Butter Patties, Girl Scout Peanut Butter Sandwich, Girl Scout Thin Mint, Iced oatmeal, Lemon cream, Peanut butter cream, Strawberry cream, Vanilla wafers 

Corned beef hash, canned

Corn, pouch

Corn, whole kernel

Crackers: Lance Captain’s Wafers, Hits Snack, Lance, Lance Nip Chee, Saltines, Saltines unsalted, Lance Toastchee

Creamer, non-dairy

Donuts, bag

Drink mixes: Lemon Lime Gatordae, Lemonade, Countrytime, Tropical Punch Kool-Aid

Soda drinks: Coke, Diet Coke, Dr Pepper, ginger ale, Grape Fanta, Minute Maid Lemonade, Mountain Dew Code Red, Mountain Dew, Orange Fanta, Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sprite

Granola bar,s: chocolate chip; oats and honey

Greens, collard, can

Grits, instant, with cheese

Ham, canned

Honey, squeeze bottle


Hot chocolate

Hot dog, Twin Chili Cheese, frozen

Ice cream: Assorted, pint; Chocolate Chip Country Cookie, Double Fudge Bar, no sugar added, sandwich, sherbet, assorted, pint; Snickers bar, strawberry banana bar, strawberry shortcake bar, Vanilla Country Cone

Jalapeno pepper slices

Jelly, grape, squeeze bottle

Lasagna, pouch

Little Debbie: Cherry Cordial, Christmas Tree Cake, Nutty Bars, Oatmeal Cream Pie, Swiss Roll 

Mackerel: jack, canned; pouch


Meat, potted

Milk: evaporated, can; powdered

Moon pies, banana and chocolate

Mushrooms, canned

Mustard, squeeze bottle

Oatmeal, instant

Oleo, margarine substitute

Oysters, pouch

Oysters, smoked, canned

Peanut Bar, Brittle, Lance

Peanut butter, Homebrand

Peanuts: boiled and salted

Peas, blackeye, can

Pickle, kosher

Pizza: pepperoni, frozen; supreme, frozen

Pop-Tart, Frosted Starwberry

Popcorn, microwave

Pork and beans

Potatoes, canned

Potatoes, instant

Rice, instant

Roast beef: with gravy, canned; pouch

Salmon: pink, canned; pouch

Salt and pepper shaker set

Salt shaker

Salt substitute

Sandwiches: BBQ pork rib, boned chicken, honey mustard chicken, double beef with cheese, fish with cheese, jalapeno charbroil cheese

Sardines: canned and pouch

Sauce, Hot, Louisiana

Sausage" Beef hot and spicy, smoked canned, Vienna canned, Vienna pouch

Snack cake, assorted

Snack, fried apple or cherry

Snack, stick

Soup: Chicken noodle, Light Lunch Cajun Shrimp, Light Lunch California Vegetable, Light Lunch Cheddar Cheese, Light Lunch Hot & Spicy Beef, Light Lunch Roast Chicken, vegetable beef

Spaghetti and meatballs

Spam, pouch

Sweetener, Sweet N Low

Sweetener, Sweet Thing

Tea, instant, Luzianne

Tea, instant, with sugar

Tomatoes and okra

Tomatoes, whole, can

Tortilla, flour

Tuna: light, canned; pouch


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