Discover the difference between Purple Carrot and HelloFresh.

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.

HelloFresh is one of the largest meal delivery services, with classic, veggie, and family plans. They also offer 5 meal-per-week plans, so they're a great choice if you love to cook but hate to shop.

Official description

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

HelloFresh delivers weekly recipes and fresh ingredients straight to your doorstep, so you can cook delicious, quick, and healthy meals at home.

Key Features

Purple CarrotHelloFresh
Customizable
  • No, weekly menus cannot be customized
  • Yes, weekly menus can be customized with some plans
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 CarrotHelloFresh
Vegan
  • Yes
  • Not available
Traditional
  • Not available
  • Yes
Vegetarian
  • Not available
  • Yes

Pricing

Purple CarrotHelloFresh
Avg. Serving Price$10.71$9.57
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

Classic

3 Meals / week for $59.94

$9.99 / serving

2 Servings

Classic

4 Meals / week for $79.92

$9.99 / serving

2 Servings

Classic

5 Meals / week for $99.90

$9.99 / serving

2 Servings

Veggie

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

Classic

3 Meals / week for $119.88

$9.99 / serving

4 Servings

Veggie

3 Meals / week for $119.88

$9.99 / serving

4 Servings

Family

2 Meals / week for $69.92

$8.74 / serving

4 Servings

Family

3 Meals / week for $104.88

$8.74 / serving

Customer Service

Purple CarrotHelloFresh
Phone
  • Call Purple Carrot at (857) 703-8188. They’re available M-F 9am to 5pm.
  • Call HelloFresh at (800) 733-2414. They’re available NEED TO GET PHONE HOURS.
Email
Switching Plans
  • You can switch from the 2 to 4 serving plan, or the new TB12 plan, from your account at any time.
  • HelloFresh puts you in charge, and you can always change your plan within 5 days of a scheduled delivery. Their mobile apps make this super-convenient too.
Cancellation
  • With Purple Carrot you can cancel your plan or skip an order at any time.
  • As with switching plans, you can cancel your HelloFresh subscription any time, up until 5 days before you've got a delivery scheduled to arrive. You can also put your subscription on hold, for example if you're traveling.
Refunds
  • Members report Purple Carrot as being very helpful in recompensating for any issues.
  • If you aren't happy with your meal box, you can reach out to HelloFresh within five days of a delivery and they may offer credit or even a refund for the ingredient or entire meal kit. You may be required to return the item, or send in a photo, which is typical.
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