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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 5:23 am 
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Has anyone tried this?

£22 a month for a box of vegan treats ...

http://www.vegantuckbox.co.uk/

I may get a single to try ... I hesitate as I do not generally eat many
ready made packaged treat items ... I was thinking I could keep it at
work ... but then I would likely unnecessarily eat all of it ...

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to find she had gain half a stone ...


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 Post subject: Re: vegan tuck box
PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 6:24 am 
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I've never ordered one, but I've been in touch of one of the two vegans who run the company before by email and they seemed very nice, genuine and friendly.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 8:02 am 
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I'm just afraid I'd get a box full of raw stuff and/or things full of nuts*. And since there doesn't seem to be a way of indicating preferences/allergies, it's not really worth £22 for me.

*I'm allergic to most nuts and most things that make up raw stuff. Also, raw chocolate tastes like dirt and sadness.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 9:36 am 
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rachell37 wrote:
Also, raw chocolate tastes like dirt and sadness.


Have you tried Conscious chocolate? My mother bought it for me once in a fit of "you must have pudding and this is the only vegan sweet thing I could think of!" and I thought it was really nice.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 9:38 am 
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Fat Gay Vegan blogged/tweeted a sample box, didn't seem raw but there were nutty things.

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 11:19 am 
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Imogen wrote:
rachell37 wrote:
Also, raw chocolate tastes like dirt and sadness.

Have you tried Conscious chocolate? My mother bought it for me once in a fit of "you must have pudding and this is the only vegan sweet thing I could think of!" and I thought it was really nice.

i second this! Conscious is really good, especially their mint flavour. Ombar is pretty nice, too.

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 Post subject: Re: vegan tuck box
PostPosted: Thu Oct 24, 2013 2:29 am 
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I've actually signed up for this one http://www.thevegankind.com/ to see how it is.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 04, 2013 3:45 pm 
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I bought an October tuck box from the LABL fair it contained the following:

Vego chocolate bar (filled and made with nuts)
Freedom Strawberry Marshmallows
Raw Bite Spicy Lime Bar (contains nuts)
Moo-Free mini moo bunnycomb bar (may contain nuts)
Peppersmith Gum
Biona Maple Syrup Waffles (may contain nuts)
Primal Texas BBQ Jerky
Goody Good Stuff Cherries - small bag (nut free)
Dame Blanche Vanilla Biscuit (one, no mention of nuts)
Lizi's Treacle & Pecan Granola (contains nuts)

I have ordered a monthly subscription and will post the contents of the November box if any wants to know?

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 05, 2013 1:52 pm 
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Star wrote:
I bought an October tuck box from the LABL fair it contained the following:

Vego chocolate bar (filled and made with nuts)
Freedom Strawberry Marshmallows
Raw Bite Spicy Lime Bar (contains nuts)
Moo-Free mini moo bunnycomb bar (may contain nuts)
Peppersmith Gum
Biona Maple Syrup Waffles (may contain nuts)
Primal Texas BBQ Jerky
Goody Good Stuff Cherries - small bag (nut free)
Dame Blanche Vanilla Biscuit (one, no mention of nuts)
Lizi's Treacle & Pecan Granola (contains nuts)

I have ordered a monthly subscription and will post the contents of the November box if any wants to know?


Yes please! I'm hoping to get one soon, so I'd appreciate a run-down of the next box contents :)


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 06, 2013 3:31 am 
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I had my Vegan Kind one. It had in it:

A full size packet of Vegg
A full size box of Clearspring miso bouillon sachets
A travel deodorant
A sample size bag of soapnuts
A sample bag of Goody Good Stuff sweets
A sample pack of tea
A badge
A recipe card
Codes for discount purchase of all the above

I liked it a lot because there's a decent variety. I wouldn't want lots and lots of sweets.
It's £12.95 including p+p. I liked the surprise of opening it, so I'm going to keep going with it, for now anyway.

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 07, 2013 3:00 pm 
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Hazel wrote:
Star wrote:
I bought an October tuck box from the LABL fair it contained the following:

Vego chocolate bar (filled and made with nuts)
Freedom Strawberry Marshmallows
Raw Bite Spicy Lime Bar (contains nuts)
Moo-Free mini moo bunnycomb bar (may contain nuts)
Peppersmith Gum
Biona Maple Syrup Waffles (may contain nuts)
Primal Texas BBQ Jerky
Goody Good Stuff Cherries - small bag (nut free)
Dame Blanche Vanilla Biscuit (one, no mention of nuts)
Lizi's Treacle & Pecan Granola (contains nuts)

I have ordered a monthly subscription and will post the contents of the November box if any wants to know?


Yes please! I'm hoping to get one soon, so I'd appreciate a run-down of the next box contents :)


It arrived today and had the following (7 are products/flavours I haven't tried before)
Vantastic Foods Nougat Bar
Torino Mousse Bar
Wheaty Space Bar
Clif Chocolate Almond Fudge Bar
Nakd Rhubarb & Custard Bar
Peppersmith Mints
Coconut Rose Bakery Treacle Toffee
Inspiral Kale Chips (30g)
Just Wholefoods Cola Koalas
Vantastic Foods Cappuccino White Chocolate
Goober Raisins

I didn't a snoop around the internet, there is about £18 worth of stuff, but if you factor what the shipping would be from shops like Vegan Store & Vegan Cross, it turns out to be quite good value.

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PostPosted: Sat Nov 09, 2013 11:57 am 
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Thank you for sharing :) It sounds like these are worth trying just for the thrill of getting a goody box delivered, even if the pricing weren't great.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 10, 2013 7:31 pm 
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I got a Vegan Kind box this month, and this is what was in it:

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I got my Feb/Valentines box today:
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Mmm, that looks good!

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 10:06 am 
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I love The Vegan Kind box this month. There's cinder toffee, kale chips, a full size Sweet Freedom Choc Shot, a full size Organic Surge shower gel and some raw strawberry bar thing. I love how it contains savoury and none food things too.

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Efcliz wrote:
I love The Vegan Kind box this month. There's cinder toffee, kale chips, a full size Sweet Freedom Choc Shot, a full size Organic Surge shower gel and some raw strawberry bar thing. I love how it contains savoury and none food things too.

That's a good point about the savoury items, Vegan Tuck Box have said after this month they will be doing a mix of savoury and sweet

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