If you’re ever been curious about trying new snacks from a different country, then a subscription for a MunchPak snack box might be just what you need.
In this article, I’ll give you an overview of the company, the types of snack boxes and subscription options they offer, and my own personal MunchPak review.
MunchPak: Snack Boxes From Around The World
MunchPak is a snack subscription service. Each month they send out boxes filled with snacks that have been carefully selected from locations around the world.
Each box contains an exciting mix of sweet, sour, salty, savory, crunchy, chocolatey and gummy snacks.
The snacks are sourced from countries like Japan, Thailand, Mexico, Taiwan, Bulgaria, Indonesia, Netherlands, South Korea, Canada, Italy, Greece, France, Israel, Germany and many more.
And not only can you purchase a subscription for at home to try with your family, but you can also surprise someone by sending a box as a gift.
You can also have snack boxes shipped to remote employees or larger boxes of goodies shipped to an office location.
Snacks For The Office
As mentioned above, MunchPak also offers a snack solution for businesses. You can choose to send boxes of snacks to remote employees or order larger quantities of snacks to stock up in the office breakroom.
Snacks For Remote Employees
Depending on your budget, there are a variety of options to send snacks to your remote staff. You can send anywhere from 5 snacks up to 20 snacks plus a soda. Prices range from around $17 to $50 per employee.
You can get your order started with a few easy steps.
- Set your budget and amount of snacks you want to send.
- Upload the address list or choose to have employees enter their own information.
- Your team will recieve an email with a link to redeem their box.
- MunchPak schedules the delivery to your employee’s home.
WorkPak: Snacks For In The Office
If your staff is in the office, WorkPak is a great option. Each month a large shipment of snacks from around the world will be delivered to your business.
Each delivery includes a different assortment of sweet and savory treats including chips, candy, chocolate and more. One large box contains 150 snacks and costs around $280 per delivery.
I’ve been a subscriber for quite awhile, so I’ve had the opportunity to try quite a few snacks. It’s always a fun day at our house when a box shows up on the doorstep.
In my review below, I’ll walk you through some of my thoughts on important things like the packaging, assortment of snacks and overall value.
I’ll also provide some insights that may be helpful as you’re deciding if MunchPak is the right box for you.
MunchPaks come in 3 sizes: Mini (5 snacks), Original (10 snacks) and FamilyPak (20 snacks). In the photos below you can see the size and shape of each box.
The outer packaging is bright and colorful. It’s hard not to smile when you see this fun box get delivered.
The box itself is strong and quite durable to withstand the shipping process. The mini and original boxes come shrink-wrapped.
Overview Booklet: A Helpful Guide
An 8-page, full-color booklet is included with each box. The booklet shows a photo of each snack, a brief description and the country it is from.
The booklet is also sprinkled with fun facts about food from other countries.
The back cover often features a social media contest with a chance to win a free subscription.
In The Box: Sweet, Sour, Salty and Everything In Between
I’ve always been impressed with the assortment of snacks that are in each box. You can tell there is thought put into the variety of treats that are selected.
Sometimes there are recognizable name-brand snacks from other countries – like KitKat, Oreos or Doritos. Other times there are well-known international snack brands like Kinder, Milka, Hi-Chew, Fanta.
And many times there are treats that I’ve never heard of before. The variety is all part of the fun.
Here are just a few of the types of snacks you can expect in a MunchPak box.
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Frequently Asked Questions About MunchPak
What is MunchPak?
MunchPak is an international snack subscription box company. They send monthly snack boxes to customers that are filled with interesting treats, candy, sweets, cookies, chips and more from around the globe.
The company was founded in 2013 by Michael Beletz and Andrew Hawel. Since then, the company has grown into one of the premier international snack subscription companies in the industry.
How do I subscribe to MunchPak?
It is quite easy to place an order for a subscription. The company website makes it a breeze to sign up.
- Pick the size box you want (5, 10 or 20 snacks).
- Choose your delivery schedule. Options range from 1-month up to an annual subscription.
- Decide if you would like to add on an optional soda.
- Enter your shipping and biling information.
- Then waiting patiently for your first box to be delivered!
How much does a MunchPak snack box cost?
The cost of a subscription ranges from around $10.00 up to about $40.00. The price depends on the box size and subscription plan.
The subscription boxes come in three sizes: MunchPak Mini (5 snacks), Original (10 snacks) and FamilyPak (20 snacks).
You also can choose to purchase a subscription for 1-month, 3-months, 6-months or 12-months. The annual subscription offers the most savings per box.
Customers also have the option to add a soda for an extra fee.
The prices include free delivery with the US. International shipping is available and actual shipping fees are quoted at the time of purchase.
MunchPak vs Universal Yums: Which is better?
MunchPak and Universal Yums both offer a monthly subscription service that provides customers with fun and interesting snacks from around the world.
They are similar in a few other ways as well.
- Both companies offer multiple size options for their subscription box.
- The pricing levels for both companies are similar.
- Both offer a variety of fun treats in each box such as candy and chips.
- Gift subscriptions are available from both.
- A helpful product booklet is included with both subscription services.
The main difference between these two services is the origin of the snacks.
- MunchPak boxes include treats from a variety of countries each month.
- Universal Yums subscribers will receive a box every month that features snacks from only one country. For example, if the monthly theme is Japan, then all treats in that box will only be sourced from Japan.
For a complete overview of the differences between the 2 services, check out MunchPak vs Universal Yums: 5 Big Differences.
Related Reading: Universal Yums In-Depth Review
How long does it take to get a MunchPak?
The company ships out new boxes to subscribers each month. They ship 5 days per week, excluding weekends.
For new customers, MunchPaks are typically shipped within 72 hours after your order is processed and payment is received.
Does everyone get the same MunchPak?
The company curates 20 unique snacks from around the world each month. The snacks you get in your box will depend on which subscription you purchase and when you signed up.
Which countries does MunchPak ship to?
As of 2021, the company ships to the following countries: Australia, Canada, France, Israel, Netherlands, Sweden, and the USA.
If you do not see your country listed, the company recommends contacting them to see if an exception can be made.
How do I cancel my MunchPak subscription? Can I change my subscription?
To cancel or change a subscription, you can log in to your online account on the company website. From there, you can manage your order, payment information, active subscriptions, and shipping address.
Where is MunchPak based?
This US-based company has its headquarters in Arizona.
Final Thoughts: Is MunchPak worth it?
You’ve got a lot of choices when it comes to choosing a snack subscription box. Here’s a summary of how MunchPak stacks up.
Snack Variety: The boxes contain a wide variety of snacks from a variety of countries.
Overall Value: The price per box is reasonable when you consider all that is included above and beyond just the cost of the snacks.
Curating quality products takes time and additional fees are involved when importing goods to the US. Pricing is also in line with other companies that offer similar products and services.
Options: As outlined in the article above, there are multiple box sizes and subscription options available. In addition, boxes can be given as gifts and delivered to remote employees or business locations.
Micky Reed, a two-decade veteran in the food and baking industry, leverages her influential Three Snackateers food blog and Instagram presence to collaborate with industry giants like Ben & Jerry's and Crumbl Cookies. Her work has been featured on Delish, PopSugar and more. Her expertise as a product curator for one of the world's largest international snack subscription box companies solidifies her status as a key player in the field.