Discover the difference between Sun Basket and Purple Carrot.

Summary

Sun Basket focuses on tasting good and doing good. Their organic meal kits feature "clean" produce and proteins, with nutritionist-approved recipes for a range of diets including traditional, Paleo, gluten-free, and vegetarian.

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

Organic and non-GMO ingredients & delicious recipes delivered weekly including family, gluten-free, paleo, and vegetarian options.

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

Key Features

Sun BasketPurple Carrot
Customizable
  • Yes, weekly menus can 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

Sun BasketPurple Carrot
Gluten Free
  • Yes
  • Not available
Paleo
  • Yes
  • Not available
Traditional
  • Yes
  • Not available
Vegetarian
  • Yes
  • Not available
Vegan
  • Not available
  • Yes

Pricing

Sun BasketPurple Carrot
Avg. Serving Price$10.63$10.71
2 Servings

2 Servings

Classic

3 Meals / week for $68.94

$11.49 / 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

4 Servings

4 Servings

Classic

3 Meals / week for $137.88

$11.49 / serving

4 Servings

Family

2 Meals / week for $79.92

$9.99 / serving

4 Servings

Family

4 Meals / week for $159.84

$9.99 / serving

4 Servings

Standard

2 Meals / week for $74.00

$9.25 / serving

Customer Service

Sun BasketPurple Carrot
Phone
  • Call Sun Basket at (855) 204-7597. They’re available M-F 8am to 9pm, S-S 11am to 7pm PT.
  • Call Purple Carrot at (857) 703-8188. They’re available M-F 9am to 5pm.
Email
Switching Plans
  • Sun Basket is very flexible, allowing you to switch between their Classic to Family plans, as well as dietary options at any time prior to the "cutoff time" which is on Thursday 12 pm PT/ 3 pm ET. Also, please note that you cannot mix recipes from two different plans, though.
  • You can switch from the 2 to 4 serving plan, or the new TB12 plan, from your account at any time.
Cancellation
  • Sun Basket allows you to skip a week or cancel at any time, though you'll have to call to cancel.

    As with switching plans, the cutoff time to cancel your subscription or skip a week is on Thursday 12 pm PT/ 3 pm ET, the week before your scheduled delivery date. If you cancel after the cutoff you will still receive your "basket."
  • With Purple Carrot you can cancel your plan or skip an order at any time.
Refunds
  • Sun Basket offers a money back guarantee on all food provided you contact them within 7 days of delivery.
  • Members report Purple Carrot as being very helpful in recompensating for any issues.
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