The 16 Best Subscription Boxes for Foodies, Cooks and Bakers
From wine and chocolate to snacks and kitchen gadgets, here are the best subscription boxes to give to a foodie friend—or treat yourself, because you deserve it.
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For Japanese Snack Lovers
After Bokksu’s founder returned to the U.S. after living in Japan, he couldn’t find the savory, sweet and creative snacks he’d become addicted to abroad. To fill the hunger void, he started a Japanese snacks subscription box. Bokksu specializes in treats made by local Japanese families who don’t otherwise ship their wares abroad. Expect the unexpected (and delicious) with treats like tea-flavored jelly candies, lip gloss candy and oyster rice crackers. A Japanese snack subscription box is a lot cheaper than a flight to Tokyo!
For Wine Aficionados
Channel your inner sommelier with Winc. After filling out a preference quiz, you’ll four bottles of wine delivered to your door each month. Peruse Winc’s options and make selections for yourself or let their experts make recommendations based on your preferences. Really love a bottle? You can always reorder anytime when you find a new favorite.
For Veggie Lovers
CSAs in your area already filled for the summer? No worries! As a USDA Certified Organic Handler, Farmbox Direct makes high-quality, farm-fresh fruits and vegetables more accessible by delivering them straight to your front door. You choose the box size that fits your needs. We’ve got our eyes on the green juicing box!
For Sustainable Seafood Fanatics
Shopping for seafood can feel like it requires a bachelor’s degree in food safety and a minor in environmental ethics. Blue Circle Foods solved that problem by sourcing high-quality fish, shrimp and salmon using fair labor and traceability standards. Sign up for a subscription box for the biggest seafood savings and add shrimp fettuccine and salmon burgers to your monthly meal plan. No fishing pole required.
For Spicy Home Cooks
Looking to spice up your cooking? Try Raw Spice Bar, a subscription box that sends you freshly ground spices and blends every quarter—enough to cook two meals per week for four people. From ancho chili powder to pumpkin pie spice, Raw Spice Bar offers a vast array of spices that pack a punch. (Check out ways to use your pumpkin pie spice.)
For the Must-Have-Coffee Crowd
Atlas Coffee Club allows you to jump-start your day without ever worrying about running out of coffee again. This brand offers single-origin coffees from around the globe and sends your preferred roast and grind right to your door—starting at just $9. This box is great for coffee connoisseurs and folks looking to take a deeper dive into the world of coffee. Find even more coffee subscription boxes.
Moink delivers humanely raised meat from family farmers right to your door. This Shark Tank-famous brand focuses on quality and supporting small farmers. Just select what types of meats and poultry you’d like to cook and choose the frequency of delivery. And don’t forget to brush up on your steak grilling technique to make your delivery taste its very best.
Can’t get enough chocolate? Or know someone that can’t? First, mix up these decadent desserts, then treat them to a chocolate of the month subscription from Godiva. The world-famous chocolate company will ship you a selection of their best truffles, chocolates and candies each month.
For Global Palates
Travel the world without leaving your home with the Try the World subscription box. Each month, you get a curated selection of ingredients to cook with, drinks and snacks from a different country. Or choose the monthly box of snacks sourced from around the world. Both options come with a guide to tell the story behind each product.
For Taste of Home Devotees
Infuse a little fun into your kitchen with the Taste of Home Special Delivery box. These are true surprise boxes that include an assortment of cool items, like mystery gifts curated by our Test Kitchen experts, home goods, recipe cards, cookbooks or kitchen gadgets. Each box is designed to help you fall in love with new brands, foods and recipes.
We love a great classic cocktail, but once you’ve perfected the basics, chances are you’ll want to level up and try something new. Enter Shaker & Spoon. This subscription box delivers everything you need to make new and inventive drinks—minus the liquor. Each box requires just one type of tipple, so grab your favorite brand and get mixing! This is just the gift you need to shake up your cocktail game and impress all your guests at your next party.
For Farm-to-Table Fans
Get the farmer’s market delivered to you with the Farm to People subscription box. Choose from omnivore, vegetarian, paleo or vegan options to get sustainably grown local ingredients weekly to your door. With this box, you’ll feel good knowing that each ingredient is traceable back to its farm or producer.
Treat yourself or a tea-loving pal to this fun subscription from Sips by. Sips by ships you four different teas every month for $15. The company tailors these teas to your preferences and reviews so you can get a more satisfying steep. Pair your favorite cup with these tea-flavored bakes.
For Charcuterie Connoisseurs
Each month, Carnivore Club sends you four to six cured meats in a faux-wood box, and each month is themed around a particular type of meat, like Italian salumi (yep, that’s the spelling) or Spanish chorizo. Whether you buy a box as a gift or enjoy it yourself, it will take the charcuterie board to the next level.
For Earthy Do-Gooders
Get organic, all-natural or gluten-free snacks delivered straight to your door with Love With Food. Not only do you get delicious snacks, but they’ll also donate a portion of the proceeds to help fight childhood hunger in the United States and around the world. This snack subscription box is good for you and good for the community.
For Adventurous Snackers
If you’re looking to change up your snacking routine, you’re going to want to opt for the Treats box. Every month, you can enjoy a selection of snacks from a different country. Every month you’ll enjoy some sweet and salty options, plus you’ll get an authentic recipe from that month’s featured country along with some fun facts—great for curious kids!