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Are you someone who loves a delicious and enjoyable meal but hates spending time in the kitchen? Are you sick of cooking and cleaning up? Do you want to eat well but can’t stand grocery shopping? Are you sick of the amount of food waste you have at the end of the week?

If you answer yes to any of these questions then we have the solution for you! Meal delivery services offer a way of eating well without the hassle of preparation and cooking.

As they have been designed and created by professionals, not only do they taste great but they are also good for you. Meals are perfectly portioned and nutritionally well-balanced. They offer the ideal way of enjoying a delicious meal at home without any of the hassles that go with it. Meal delivery services mean that you will eat well but save time and in many cases, money!

At the Meal Kit Review, one of the services we provide is in-depth company comparisons. We compare two different services, look at all elements of their company and put these details in the same place. That way, you can easily compare the two companies and work out, which would be better suited for your needs.

Today we are going to be looking at Freshly and Factor 75. Both these companies deliver fully prepared, unfrozen meals, but there are a few differences between the two. So let’s get started with this comparison.

Factor75 Box
Freshly box

Variety of Plan:

Freshly has four different plans to choose from. The plans are dependant on the number of meals you would like to receive every week. This can vary from 4 to 12 meals on a weekly basis.

Factor 75 has several different plants that are also based on the number of meals you would like to receive every week. This can range from 4 to 18 meals on a weekly basis.

Meal Variety:

The Freshly menu has a choice of 30 dishes available on a weekly basis. The menu includes choices for entrée and breakfast.

The Factor 75 menu offers ample choice with their menu. Their menu offerings are updated on a weekly basis and include options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. With Factor 75, you can either choose your own meals or let Factor 75 select a weekly menu based on your dietary requirements and preferences.

Style and complexity of dishes:

Freshly is focused on providing a convenient service for their customers. All their meals are fully prepared and freshly chilled, so they only take a short amount of time to heat them before serving. There are many culinary influences on the Freshly menu with cuisine from all over the world. The meals range from simple breakfast options to evening options that provide a more sophisticated dining experience.

Factor 75 is very health conscious and is focused on providing meals that bring out the best in your body and mind. Their meals tend to be quite lean with balanced amounts of carbohydrates and recommended quantities of healthy fats.

Steak with loaded cauliflower mash by Factor75
Steak with loaded cauliflower mash by Factor75
Turkey Shepherd’s Pie
Turkey Shepherd’s Pie by Freshly

Factor75 and Freshly Quality of ingredients:

If gluten is an issue for you, then you will love the Freshly service as it is a fully certified gluten-free company. All their ingredients and meals are 100% gluten-free. Their priority is providing the best quality ingredients in their meals. All their meals are free of artificial ingredients, preservatives, refined sugars, and hydrogenated oils.

Factor 75 is another company whose focus is using ingredients that are the best quality available. They want their meals not only to taste great but be good for you as well. All their ingredients are free from hormones, antibiotics, GMOs, and preservatives. They also do not include soy or gluten in any of their meals, and all ingredients are organic. Meats are pasture-raised and grass-fed, and fish is sourced from the wild.

Factor75 and Freshly delivery:

The deliveries of both Freshly and Factor 75 are similar in that they are well organized and arrive in a specially designed meal delivery box complete with insulation. The contents are packed with ice packs to keep them cool during the delivery process. Unpacking is a breeze as you simply need to place the individual meals into the fridge until you are ready to use them. Each meal is encased in a branded sleeve that has the name of the dish, instructions to heat and relevant nutritional facts.  Both companies are also very environmentally aware with delivery boxes and meal containers being fully recyclable.

Factor75 Box
Freshly Boxes

Managing your account:

Both Freshly and Factor 75 have websites that allow for easy management of your account. Once you have registered for an online account with both companies, you can then select your preferred plan, pick your meals and order. If you wish to make changes, you can swap meals, pause your account whenever necessary, change plans and even cancel your account without penalty.  

Plan terms:

Both Freshly and Factor 75 are subscription services. You do, however, have ample flexibility as a subscriber. You can make changes to your order prior to delivery, change your plans, skip weeks whenever needed and you can cancel your account at any time without any hidden surprises.

Bottom line:

Both Freshly and Factor 75 provide wonderful services for those of you who are looking for a delicious, fully prepared meal delivery service. This comparison was very close due to the standard of service offered by each company and the many similarities. There always needs to be a winner, and for us, this time, it was Factor75. We were very impressed with their company philosophy, and we loved that their ingredients were sustainably sourced and always organic. The fact that their meals contained no added sugars or GMO ingredients was also very appealing.

With Factor 75, you know you are eating meals that are incredibly good for your body. Ultimately the meals were delicious, and we loved the generous portion sizes as well.

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