Discover the difference between Purple Carrot and Blue Apron.

Summary

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.

Blue Apron allows you to cook delicious meals at home. Their chefs work directly with farmers to offer fresh, seasonal ingredients at low prices along with great environmental benefits.

Official description

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

Blue Apron makes cooking fun and easy. We'll provide you with all the ingredients that you need to make a delicious meal in exactly the right proportions.

Key Features

Purple CarrotBlue Apron
Customizable
  • No, weekly menus cannot be customized
  • No, weekly menus cannot be customized
Free Trial
  • No, does not offer a free trial
  • 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

Purple CarrotBlue Apron
Vegan
  • Yes
  • Not available
Traditional
  • Not available
  • Yes

Pricing

Purple CarrotBlue Apron
Avg. Serving Price$10.71$8.99
2 Servings

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

2 Servings

2-Person Plan

3 Meals / week for $59.94

$9.99 / serving

4 Servings

4 Servings

Standard

2 Meals / week for $74.00

$9.25 / serving

4 Servings

Family Plan

2 Meals / week for $69.92

$8.74 / serving

4 Servings

Family Plan

4 Meals / week for $139.84

$8.74 / serving

Customer Service

Purple CarrotBlue Apron
Phone
  • Call Purple Carrot at (857) 703-8188. They’re available M-F 9am to 5pm.
  • Call Blue Apron at (646) 891-4349. They’re available M-F 10am - 6pm ET.
Email
Switching Plans
  • You can switch from the 2 to 4 serving plan, or the new TB12 plan, from your account at any time.
  • You can change your plan and dietary preferences at any time right from your Blue Apron account.
Cancellation
  • With Purple Carrot you can cancel your plan or skip an order at any time.
  • Blue Apron subscriptions have no minimum commitment. Orders can be skipped or canceled by 12pm EST 6 days before your next shipment.
Refunds
  • Members report Purple Carrot as being very helpful in recompensating for any issues.
  • Contact Blue Apron if you aren't satisfied with any of their meals or ingredients as they may offer a replacement, full or partial refund, or credit. As with most meal delivery services, you may have to provide a photo.
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