Why are subscription boxes such a good idea? For a fixed price, you can try a variety of products in either sample or full size and then decide if you like the product enough to repurchase it on its own.
There’s something so exciting about receiving a package in the mail, especially if the package is filled with new things to try out.
Meal delivery services have taken the world by storm. These days, there are over hundreds of different subscription boxes available. From beauty products, toys, clothing, home essentials, and books, the options are endless.
Who doesn’t like to try new food?
With a food subscription box, you are able to try a variety of food from a specific diet or cuisine. Whether you have a sweet tooth or crave savory snacks, want to try unique beverages, or expand your horizons with Spanish or Korean cuisine, there is a box out there for you!
Be on the lookout for our article about subscription boxes that let you try out food from all over the world!
We will go through coffee and tea, specific diet, and beverage based food subscription box first.
Tea & Coffee Subscription Box
There’s nothing like starting the day with a comforting cup of coffee or tea.
Start your world coffee tour with freshly roasted coffee from places like Ethiopia and Kenya. Start out by selecting the number of bags you would like to receive either bi-weekly or monthly, then choose your roast preference. Finally, you can select your grind type – whole bean or ground, and your order summary (price per shipment) are calculated! Each box comes with a postcard from the new country selected for the month, as well as tasting notes and brew tips so you can have the ultimate coffee experience.
Coffee and cookies? Sounds like a match made in heaven, right? Each month you will receive two complete coffee pairings that consist of 2 craft coffees (2 oz each, ground beans) and 2 Gourmet Cookies (2.2oz each, approx) – along with pairing notes. The craft coffee roasts are paired with cookies that are baked to order! They also offer three-month and six-month subscriptions!
Choose from the one-month ($24), three-month ($68), six-month ($129), or one year plan ($244). Each box contains four unique gourmet coffees selected from Seattle’s top roasters. Tasting notes and brewing tips, along with a personal note, are included. Shipping is free in the US.
To get a personalized coffee box delivered to you, Blue Bottle Coffee, first has you take a coffee quiz. You can also choose from the following subscriptions: a single origin assortment, a blended assortment, or an espresso assortment. One of the perks of initially signing up for a subscription box is the welcome kit you will receive. This includes six bags of whole bean coffee shipped every other week, a complimentary blue bottle dripper, a 90-pack of blue bottle coffee filters, a dripper tote, and exclusive content and brewing advice! You can also sign up for a free subscription trial!
You will get personalized fresh coffee while helping out your coffee farmer make a living. Four bags will be delivered just two days after being roasted. A trial costs $8, with a regular subscription at $12 to $16 (2 to 4 weeks).
Starting at $14.95/month, you will have the option to choose from a curated selection of the small-batch series, single-origin series, and the signature blend series. You also have the option to include K-cups and espresso capsules in your order. Enter the promo code NEWSUB30, and you can save 30% off your first order of any new subscription.
You can choose from the herbal box, green tea box, black tea box, and the original sampler box. A food subscription box starts at just $9, with each box including four teas (10 grams each) in resealable pouches, along with linen tea filters and information about each tea in your box. If you end up loving a specific tea, you have the option to order it on its own!
“Start your personalized tea journey” and “enjoy teas selected just for you” for just $15/month. You start off by taking a quiz to personalize your subscription box and. Each month you receive four teas that will make 15+ fresh cups of tea!
Join the Tea Club for $25/month with free shipping. Each month you will get to try three new tea varieties (15 individually wrapped Tea Drops) and a free surprise gift. The Tea Drops rotate monthly and include a variation of chocolate earl grey, chai tea, blueberry acai white tea, matcha green tea, rose earl grey tea, and white vanilla tea. You can also choose from an all caffeinated box, a non-caffeinated box, or a combo-box.
This monthly food subscription box brings Japanese tea to your doorstep. For $20/month, you will receive a selection of authentic Japanese tea, along with instructions on how long to steep it. Each box comes with 50g of tea leaves, allowing you to brew about 35 teacups of 60ml (20z).
You have the option to choose from a monthly, 3-month, 6-month, or 12-month subscription. Each month, three fresh blends will be delivered to your doorstep. A special steeper is included in your very first box as well. Tea blends are curated from green, black, white, oolong, rooibos, fruit, and herbal varieties.
Specialized Diets Subscription Box
Ideal for the office, this subscription box is full of healthy and delicious options to keep you and your coworkers energized throughout the day. You can choose from a 15-snack box ($24.95), 30-snack box ($39.95), and the 12-snack and 12oz coffee box ($34.95). For each snack box delivered, at least one meal will be donated.
Get 12 snacks delivered to your door. Snacks are either non-GMO, USDA organic, certified vegan, gluten-free, or fair trade. The snacks are from top quality brands to ensure “delicious, creative, and healthier snack foods”.
For just $39.48/box, you receive 10-12 products that include healthy snacks and eco-friendly beauty products, along with non-toxic household products. The snacks included contain nutrient-rich superfoods that are gluten-free, wheat and soy-free, refined, and plant-based to make sure you are putting the best ingredients in your body. The boxes ship bi-monthly, and each box contain products valued up to $60!
Have a sweet tooth but don’t have time to bake yummy goods? Sign up for the Paleo Bakehouse monthly subscription box for $24.99 and get 12 sweet treats like donuts, cakes, and cookies delivered to your doorstep. 12 treats, 4 flavors, with 3 pieces of each flavor – what’s there not to love? Everything is grain, gluten, and dairy-free, non-GMO, and made with no refined sugars.
One of the first and perhaps most popular meal subscription boxes, Purple Carrot delivers 3 plant-based meals to your door weekly. You can select from dinners each week, choosing entrees from either their Chef’s Choice, Quick & EAsy, or High Protein menu. From savory dishes like Spinach Artichoke Grilled Cheese, Gochugang Peanut Noodles, and Falafel Bowl, it is hard not to try out this subscription service. Costs are $12/plate.
The first-ever USDA certified-organic meal subscription offers a variety of Keto, vegan, pescatarian, paleo meals, and more. 2-serving three meal plans start at $9.99/meal with the family plan (2 dinners for a family of four) starting at $10.99/meal with flexible delivery dates. The box not only includes ingredients but step-by-step instructions to have dinner on the table within 30-45 easy minutes.
For $11.99/month, you can try out over 100 tasty, delicious snacks. Each box comes with 8 snacks that are not just wholesome, but big on flavor. Graze believes that “the healthy choice shouldn’t be a compromise on taste!”
Starting at $63, this subscription food box service is for cheese lovers and newbies. A rotating collection of 3-4 kinds of cheese is perfect for your next wine night, paired with sweets or as part of a charcuterie board. High-quality selections are curated from the best international and domestic producers. Sample cheeses include Tomme Brulee, Tickler Cheddar, and Murray’s Delice.
Each delivery is $13, with European-style charcuterie delivered to your doorstep. Your box includes a travel map that shows you just where each of the 12 unique salamis are from, such as Italy, France, Spain, and Greece!
You have four types of boxes to choose from: gluten-free, vegan, diet, and classic. From there, you select a box size and plan length. Every month you can enjoy up to 30 brand new full-sized products, from sweets and chocolate, juices and cleanses, snack bars, new age beverages, and dried meats.
The memberships start at $13/bottle. Subscribers will have access to a vegan wine collection that is free of fining (where animal products may be risked getting into the wines).
That wraps up our food subscription boxes. They are definitely worth checking out, with various coffees, teas, and diet-friendly – and delicious options widely available!