Nature Box Review - Is This Healthy Snack Subscription Worth It?

nature box review

NatureBox is a box service providing a selection of delicious, health-conscious snacks. Each box will contain delectable snacks like popcorn or cookies that will curb your snack cravings without the added sugars, salts, fats, or preservatives. You can customize each box with as many snacks as you want with prices starting as low as $5.99! Members will save up to 40% on every order. Plus, if you build a box that costs $25 or more, you’ll be rewarded with free shipping. Orders are shipped within two business days of your order.

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How It Works

Whether you choose one snack or a dozen, your box will contain healthy snacks delivered to your home or office. Ideal for busy people craving healthy snack foods, NatureBox provides quality munchable that leave you feeling good because they lack the junk that weighs you down. If your office struggles through meetings or needs an afternoon pick-me-up, the company can deliver the snack rush your team needs.

There are no cutesy themes or sizing choices to make with this snack box. Peruse their virtual snack catalog and choose the snacks you want. Add your selections to the shopping cart, head to checkout, and create an account. Enter your billing and shipping information and complete your order.

Naturebox will ship to homes or offices. There are opportunities for offices to set up snacking stations to keep their employees focused! The company even caters to college students seeking healthier snack and breakfast options.

When you receive your box, it will contain all of the snacks you chose in individual packages. Items that are not single serving come in resealable packaging. They are all clearly labeled and bear the NatureBox logo along with nutritional information.

What Makes Nature Box Unique?

NatureBox offers exciting twists on snacking favorites (Sriracha Cashew Crunch) along with classics (Kettle Corn). They’ve introduced a line of coffee, a selection of CBD snacks, oatmeal, and nut mixes.

The catalog is user-friendly and allows you to narrow your choices based on personal preferences, like gluten-free or keto-friendly. You also have the option to try a monthly “Discovery Box” that includes a selection of 5 snacks. If you subscribe to the monthly Discovery Box at checkout, you’ll get an additional 5% off your next month’s shipment.

Even if you’re not a picky eater, you’ll love the “Don’t Like It, Don’t Eat It” guarantee on their snacks. If you don’t like something, contact their customer service within 90 days, and they’ll give you a store credit for the price of that snack.

Pros:

  • Fully customizable boxes to fit your tastes
  • No artificial ingredients, high fructose corn syrup, or hydrogenated oils
  • You can purchase snacks in bulk
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    “Don’t Like It, Don’t Eat It” guarantee
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    Friend referrals equal extra savings

Cons:

  • Serving sizes are on the smaller side
  • Member-fee is automatic and difficult to cancel
  • Difficult to pause subscription shipments

Pricing & What’s Included

Pricing varies based on the snacks you choose. Snacks start at $5.99, and most snacks range between $6.99 and $9.99. Bulk items, coffee, and CBD products are more expensive, but members receive sizable discounts on them. There is a $30 membership fee that recurs annually, and a “Subscribe to Save” option. Subscribe to Save involves regularly scheduled shipments and a 5% discount on each snack in your box.

Membership

Once you sign up for NatureBox, you’ll be charged a $30 membership fee. Membership provides discounts on all snacks and exclusive offers. The fee is charged once per year.

Monthly Discovery Box

The monthly Discovery Box includes five hand-picked snacks for $38.95 plus free shipping. Members receive the box for $32.95.

Office Subscription

For office use only! For $20 per employee per month, your office can receive unlimited bulk snacks. You’ll get free shipping, free setup, and a point person to support your team. Even better, you can add boosters of coffee or jerky for an additional price.

Nature Box Reviews

NatureBox reviews on Trustpilot average 4.5 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews. Just over 60% of reviewers rated this subscriptions service as Excellent while less than a third rated the service as bad. Most of the positive comments mentioned the taste of the snacks and convenience of the service. A few of the positive reviews note that they did their homework before starting with NatureBox and found promo codes to lower the costs.

On HighYa, NatureBox is rated 3.6 stars out of 5 with 67 reviews. Two-thirds of reviewers would recommend it to a friend, and there are many comments about the snacks being perfect for people on-the-go or working in an office. Another pervasive theme in the positive reviews was the variety of snacks choices and the option for bulk orders.

Unfavorable reviews on both sites generally regarded difficulty canceling the service and continued or unauthorized charges. Most of these complaints revolved around unapproved membership fees and subscription charges. It is repeatedly noted that you must call the company to pause, change or cancel your subscription. No changes can be made via the website or email which notably adds to customer frustration.

There are also several comments about items being out of stock and replaced with less exciting options. In some cases, reviewers with an overabundance of one item to replace multiple out of stock snacks from their orders.

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Frequently Asked Questions

In case you’ve still got questions, we’ve got answers to some common ones about NatureBox.

How Can I Cancel My Subscription?

It’s best to reach out to a Snack Concierge via online chat to cancel your account. You can reach them through the “contact us” button at the top of their page. Snack Concierge’s are available Monday through Friday from 6:00 am until 5:00 pm Pacific Standard Time (PST).

How Can I Contact Customer Service?

You can contact a Snack Concierge via the “contact us” button. After business hours they can be reached by email at support@naturebox.com or via the Contact Us form.

When Does it Ship Every Month?

Orders are shipped within two business days of ordering or billing. You can set a custom ship date with a Snack Concierge.

What if I Don’t Like a Snack?

If you really don’t like a snack you received, contact a Snack Concierge within 90 days via the online chat or email them at support@naturebox.com. You’ll receive a credit for the purchase price of the snack.

Can I Give NatureBox as a Gift?

Yes! Naturebox offers gift cards that are sent via email. They also have corporate gifting options for lists of 50 or more people.

Company History

NatureBox was founded in 2011 by Gautam Gupta and Ken Chen with the mission of providing nutritional snacks to customers. They’ve acquired a massive following among bloggers and foodies which has led to millions of dollars in Series B funding.

As a teenager, Gupta was overweight and managed to lose weight by studying nutrition and learning to make healthier choices. Gupta remains actively involved as CEO because NatureBox blends his passions – business and nutrition. He starts the day early and is active on the company’s Twitter account, often responding to customers directly. Plans for the company include expanding to offline opportunities.

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