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We’re reviewing the Butcher Box, 100% grass fed beef delivery service, featuring both PROs and CONs of their product and service.
Butcher Box Review
It feels like each month, a new food or meal delivery service launches. We’ve tried several, including Blue Apron and Martha and Marley Spoon, but the meal delivery service isn’t something that’s personally right for our family. Firstly, I love grocery shopping and farmer’s markets, especially picking out my own fruits and vegetables. Secondly, sometimes our plans change mid-week and while the meats can be frozen, I end up making a big pot of vegetable soup with the rest of the produce.
Butcher Box is something that’s better suited for our family. Their meats are grass-fed, grass finished and never any hormones. They source their meats from small farmers who pasture raise their cattle.
The company began as a Kickstarter project, raising over $200,000. Here, take a look:
In addition to beef, Butcher Box also offers pork and chicken, all hormone free, humanely raised.
Each shipment is a MONTH’s worth of meat, flash frozen and sent in eco-friendly, reusable packaging.
You won’t know exactly which cuts you get each month, but it’s the normal stuff, like tri-tip, ground beef, sirloin. Here was our package – we chose all-beef (plus bacon).
PRO: The quality of the meat was exceptional. Each cut was lean, generous and tender. The packages were perfectly vacuum sealed for long term freezer storage.
Here’s an example of the quality of Butcher Box:
The last 1,000 times I’ve bought bacon at the store, it was more fat than meat. Not only is Butcher Box’s meat to fat ratio spot on, but it’s free of hormones, antibiotics and is heritage breed.