Discover the difference between Plated and Purple Carrot.

Summary

Plated is one of the most flexible meal delivery services, with 2, 3, and 4 serving options and desserts. They offer adventurous recipes that allows cooks of all skill levels to make delicious meals at home.

Purple Carrot is the most well-known vegan, or "plant-based," meal delivery service. Their innovative recipes are tasty, healthy, and environmentally friendly, and their new TB12 plan is endorsed by Tom Brady.

Official description

Experience a better way to cook dinner at home with Plated. Choose from chef-designed recipes and get precisely measured ingredients delivered each week.

Discover the power of a plant-based diet with Purple Carrot. Receive new recipes and pre-portioned ingredients each week.

Key Features

PlatedPurple Carrot
Customizable
  • Yes, weekly menus can be customized
  • No, weekly menus cannot be customized
Free Trial
  • Free meals are available (requires purchase)
  • No, does not offer a free trial
Lunch Plans
  • No, does not offer lunch
  • No, does not offer lunch
Meals for One
  • No, one-serving plans are not available
  • No, one-serving plans are not available
Gift Certificates

Diets

PlatedPurple Carrot
Traditional
  • Yes
  • Not available
Vegetarian
  • Yes
  • Not available
Vegan
  • Not available
  • Yes

Pricing

PlatedPurple Carrot
Avg. Serving Price$12.17$10.71
2 Servings

2 Servings

2 Meals / week for $50.00

$12.50 / serving

2 Servings

3 Meals / week for $78.00

$13.00 / serving

2 Servings

4 Meals / week for $102.00

$12.75 / serving

2 Servings

Standard

3 Meals / week for $68.00

$11.33 / serving

2 Servings

TB12 Performance

3 Meals / week for $78.00

$13.00 / serving

3 Servings

3 Servings

2 Meals / week for $72.00

$12.00 / serving

3 Servings

3 Meals / week for $108.00

$12.00 / serving

3 Servings

4 Meals / week for $144.00

$12.00 / serving

  • Not available
4 Servings

4 Servings

2 Meals / week for $96.00

$12.00 / serving

4 Servings

3 Meals / week for $144.00

$12.00 / serving

4 Servings

4 Meals / week for $192.00

$12.00 / serving

4 Servings

Standard

2 Meals / week for $74.00

$9.25 / serving

Customer Service

PlatedPurple Carrot
Phone
  • Call Plated at (855) 525-2399. They’re available 7 days a week, 9am to Midnight ET.
  • Call Purple Carrot at (857) 703-8188. They’re available M-F 9am to 5pm.
Email
Switching Plans
  • Plated is extremely flexible. You can change the number of servings or meals per week at any time. Plus, you can opt to skip a week and swap recipes as you please.
  • You can switch from the 2 to 4 serving plan, or the new TB12 plan, from your account at any time.
Cancellation
  • With Plated there are no commitments. You can cancel anytime.
  • With Purple Carrot you can cancel your plan or skip an order at any time.
Refunds
  • Plated offers freshness and quality guarantee for all of their products and services. Though you may need to provide a photo, Plated may offer credits or refunds if you are dissatisfied.
  • Members report Purple Carrot as being very helpful in recompensating for any issues.