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I love the idea behind Imperfect Produce. Selling fruits and vegetables that normally wouldn’t make it to supermarket shelves because they’re kind of ugly is genius. The service has been around for a while, but I couldn’t quite convince myself to sign up for something that only delivered produce. Imagine my surprise when I learned that they offer an interesting selection of pantry items in addition to all the produce. I tested out a box, and here’s what I found.

How Imperfect Produce Works

You choose the box and whether you want it each week or every other week. Then, you choose what you want included in your Imperfect Produce box. This ensures you get what you like and skip what you don’t. Once you’ve filled the box, you submit your order and you’re good to go. The menu changes weekly, so you can customize each box to your liking. They price all their items individually and there are no minimums, so you can order as little or as much as you need.

Imperfect Produce Fruits and Vegetables
Imperfect Produce Fruits and Vegetables

Here’s What I Put in My Imperfect Produce Box

I opted for the large box during my test. When they say large, they weren’t kidding. You can add a lot of items to the box, more than you’ll probably be able to get through in a week. As you can see, it was actually two boxes.

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One box included (you guessed it) produce. Pears, apples, oranges, grapefruit, cucumber, lemons and more. I was expecting creepy, misshapen fruits and vegetables, but as you can see in the photo above, but overall, it was a good haul. The majority of the produce we received in the box was in great shape and not imperfect. Much of it lasted quite a while, so we were able to enjoy it without feeling like we had to rush to do something with it all.

We did have to throw out two mangos, as they were a little funky. If you ever run into an issue like that, you can reach out to the company directly and they’ll help you out.

Imperfect is More Than Just Produce

As I mentioned earlier, I was surprised by the amount of pantry items available from Imperfect Produce. Olive oil, beef jerky, crackers, apple sauce and a few other things arrived in my box. There was a lot to choose from in the pantry section, and I specifically tried to focus on the essentials as well as a few things that I probably wouldn’t have purchased otherwise. For example, siracha cricket chips.

I was on the fence about the Eat Bugs brand chips, but for you, dear readers, I decided to give them a try. They were surprisingly good! A bit dry, but honestly, you’d never know you were eating crickets.

Imperfect Produce Box

Is Imperfect Right for You? Get 20% Off

Should you give Imperfect Produce a try? If you’re someone who likes convenience and choice but doesn’t love spending a lot of time at the grocery store, the service is absolutely worth a try. You’ll get your produce and pantry items shipped out to you regularly, and it’s one less thing you have to worry about each week. Click here to try Imperfect Produce for yourself and get 20% off your first order with code: IMPERFECT20.

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