Plated VS Sun Basket

UPDATED Dec. 2017

In order to determine which meal delivery service may represent a better choice for you, Plated or Sun Basket, we have compared them based on 6 major characteristics of this kind of service: meal options, variety, nutritional value, portion size, flexibility, and price.

Meal Options
Variety
Nutritional Value
Portion Size
Flexibility
Price
Avg. Meal Price
$9.95
$11.99
Shipping
free over 2 meals
$6.99
Delivery Areas
48 states
47 states
Final Rating 8.5/10 9.9/10

Meal Options

Sun Basket offers 2 meal plans, Classic and Family. The Classic plan includes vegetarian, gluten-free, Paleo, and breakfast recipes. The Family plan includes vegetarian and gluten-free options. Plated does not offer special meal plans, but its menus do feature meals for vegetarians, as well as for meat and seafood lovers. They also offer desserts.

Variety

Both companies invest a great deal of effort into coming up with new recipes every week. Sun Basket’s weekly offer includes 12 delicious, chef-curated recipes in their Classic plan and 6 kid-friendly recipes in the Family plan. Plated’s weekly menu features 11 wonderful dinner recipes and 2 dessert ideas.

Nutritional Value

All Sun Basket recipes are nutritionist-approved and contain all the valuable nutrients your body needs. Plated does not fall behind and offers balanced, nutritious meals that keep your body in good shape.

Portion Size

The amount of ingredients you receive from both companies is carefully calculated and based on the rules of healthy eating. It is more than enough to keep you feeling full and energized throughout the day.

Flexibility

Sun Basket and Plated are among the most flexible meal deliveries on the market. Both companies allow you to skip a delivery or cancel at any time, as long as you notify them in advance.

Price

The prices of meals at Sun Basket and Plated are pretty similar, with Sun Basket meals being only slightly more affordable. With Plated, you get a discount on your first order. As far as the shipping is concerned, Plated offers free shipping if you order more than 3 dinners. Sun Basket offers free shipping on your first order only. However, Sun Basket does give you a full refund in case you are not happy with your delivery.

Side by Side Comparison

Type Of Service
Prepared Meals
Pre-Portioned Ingredients
Snacks
Company Approach
Professional Chef
Nutritionist-Approved Recipes
Professional Guidance
Sustainable Food Sourcing
Humane Farming
Antibiotic Free Foods
Hormone Free Foods
Recyclable Packaging
Meal options
Weight Loss
Vegetarians
Vegans
Paleo
Organic
Fitness
Gourmet
Families
Diabetics
Gluten-Free
Seniors
Delivery and Shipping
Contiguous USA
Delivers To Alaska And Hawaii
International
Free Shipping
Skip/Cancel Anytime
Money Back Guarantee
Bonus
Gift Cards
Marketplace
Free Cookbooks/Recipes
Knowledgebase
Live Chat
 
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