HelloFresh (hellofresh.com) is an extremely popular meal prep kit service which competes against brands like Home Chef, Dinnerly and Sun Basket. Compared to its peers, HelloFresh ranks as one of the top-performing brands in its category, with an overall ranking of #2 out of 26 total brands.
To review and rank HelloFresh, we spent approximately 80 hours reviewing the top 26 meal kit brands based on 320 data points such as ease of preparation, tastiness and price competitiveness (see the full criteria list).
- Price point: How expensive is each service? How much does each brand cost vs. competitors?
- Good tasting meals: How good does each service's meals taste? How high quality are each brand's meals?
- Easy preparation: How easy is it to prepare each service's meals? How simple are each brand's meals to cook?
- Fast cooking time: How quickly can you cook each service's meals? How long does it typically take to cook each brand's meals? Is their food fast to make?
- Eco-friendly packaging: How eco-friendly is the packaging from each service? How would you rate each brand's eco-friendliness? Is their packaging wasteful?
- Vegetarian friendly options: Does each service offer vegetarian friendly options? If I'm a vegetarian, can I eat everything in each brand's boxes?
- Flexibility: How flexible are each service's orders? How easy is it to make changes to each brand's orders?
- Gluten-free options: Does each service offer gluten-free friendly options? Is each brand a good choice for a gluten free person?
- Easy to use app: How easy to use is each service's app? How good is each brand's app when it comes to ease of use?
- Vegan-friendly options: Does each service offer vegan friendly options? Can I get plant based options from each brand?
- Keto friendly options: Does each service offer keto friendly options? Does each brand have good options for people on the keto diet?
- Dairy-free options: Does each service offer dairy free options? Can lactose intolerant people buy from each brand?
- Good customer service: How good is each service's customer service? How high quality is each brand's customer service?
- Nutritional information: Does each service provide nutritional information for their products? Does each brand offer a nutrition guide to their offerings?
- Meal selection: Can you choose different meals when you order from each service? Will I be able to select different meal options when I use each brand?
- Week skipping options: Can I pause each service's subscription for a week (or more) without cancelling? Can I skip a week (or multiple weeks) of each brand's subscription?
- Free shipping: Does each service offer free shipping? Does each brand offer site-wide free shipping?
- Nationwide coverage: How good is each service's coverage across the country? Can people from most major cities order from each brand?
- IOS compatibility: Can I use each service's app on a device running iOS? Is each brand's app compatible with iOS devices?
- Android compatibility: Can I use each service's app on an Android device? Is each brand's app compatible with Android devices?
HelloFresh's strengths are:
- Good flexibility details
- Good good customer service details
- Good nationwide coverage details
- Good app ease of use details
- Offers nutritional information details
- Offers meal selection details
- Offers week skipping options details
- Offers gluten-free options details
- Offers iOS compatibility details
- Offers Android compatibility details
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