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Last updated: 08 November 2023


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We consider the following when assessing meal delivery services:

  • How easy is it to sign up, select meals and place orders?
  • Is the delivery timeframe specified?
  • Were all the correct meals/specified ingredients delivered?
  • Was the food adequately chilled on delivery?
  • Are the recipes easy to follow?
  • Are the ingredients fresh?
  • Are the recipe times (prep/cooking) and heating instructions accurate?
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    This is the average cost of a two-person box (three meals per week). Where different options are available, we've shown the cost of the 'classic' box. For food boxes, delivery is automatically included in the price, but not including discounts. For prepared meals, prices do not include delivery or any discounts.

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    Meal type

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    Either food box or prepared meal service.

      Meal choices each week

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      How many different meals/recipes you can choose from each week. Where different options are available we've shown the options available for the 'classic' box. The number of meals available is subject to change.

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      • Average cost per person per meal
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      • CHOICE Expert Rating
      • Performance score
      • Order accuracy score
      • Ordering and delivery score
      • Freshness score
      • Recipe score
      • Temperature score
      • Exact quantity of ingredients
      • Allergen information
      • Meal prep time
      • Weekly meal choices
      • Menu change frequency
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      • Bad points
      • Other comments
      • Price
      • Type
      • Average cost for 4-person box with 3 meals per week
      • Delivery area (states)
      • Recipe card format

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