Fancy receiving a box of delicious surprise food goodies through your box each month? Well, today I am introducing you to the Degustabox* July edition, a monthly food box which brings you exciting new food products each month for only £12.99 a month! It's like getting a surprise food hamper through the post each month, it's also perfect to give as a gift,especially with Christmas only being 4 months away hehe! For the July box I was lucky enough to receive the contents of the alcohol and alcohol free box, although this is not something that they will be including every month so it won't be a possibility to choose in the future, but you can always pass those alcohol products onto someone else if you so wish!
The Degustabox comes beautifully wrapped and is well presented in a big box, opening it up was ever so exciting as each month there are different surprise products which are all new to the market, I for one had never tried any of these products before!
Oh if you insist....
Each box contains 9-14 surprise products, for only £12.99 a box it works out a fraction of the supermarket prices.
So, lets skip to the best bit and find out what the box contained, it was a good one!
Zero drinks - RRP £1.29 each
These drinks came in three delicious flavours; peach and grapefruit burst, citrus crush and lime zest. I adore all three of these flavours and they are really refreshing on hot days, my favourite has to be the citrus crush though as I do love a nice lemon flavoured drink!
Hornsby's - RRP £1.25 each
I passed these ciders over to my dad which he was rather too happy about and loved the strong blueberry taste of the cider. Fruity ciders are such a popular summer drink and if you like cider anyway you need to give these American ones a go, they are a really reasonable price too!
Portlebay kracklecorn - RRP £0.79p per pack
I have never seen these in the shops before and i am so glad that have Degustabox have introduced me to this amazing brand! I was a bit dubious about the crispy bacon and maple syrup packet but the taste is absolutely amazing as you get the tastes of the salt and syrupy taste at the same time,taste buds blown! I am just yet to try the chilli and lime packet but i'm expecting it to be pretty hot! The different flavours are a fantastic addition as is the typical lightly salted packet, all really delicious and I will be repurchasing these when I spot them in a supermarket!
Maggi packets - RRP £5.44-£5.54
The Degustabox contained 6 maggi sachet packets which were; Piri Piri chicken, chicken & leek, Beef & Ale and oriental soy & garlic chicken. Maggi is a well known brand which I have used before so I really am looking forward to trying out these flavours. They are really easy to use and they can transform something plain into a really tasty meal which really requires no time or effort, which is perfect for someone like me!The Berry Company - RRP £1.49
If you like Turkish delight then you will LOVE this drink! The hibiscus in the red tea is definitely what gives it the rose taste, its quite unusual as a drink but being a Turkish delight lover it really appeals to me!
DR. Oekter - RRP Eton Mess £1.99 | Violet Crystals £1.29
I was so happy when I found these cake decorating products in the box as I am an avid cake baker! It goes without saying that Dr.Oekter is a great well known brand and the Eton mess crystals have already found there way on to my birthday cupcake for my blog, I assure you its delicious! I cant wait to give the violet crystals a go next, they are so easy to use and you can sprinkle as much or little as you want onto your baking!
Frank - RRP £0.85
I am a lover of blueberries and chocolate so this was a big hit with me! I love how it's a snack bar made with 100% natural ingredients, no nasties here! It's nice to find a healthy snack bar for once, and Frank makes some delicious other flavoured bars too. Oh and its also free from gluten,nuts,dairy and refined sugar which is suitable for vegans too!
Green & Blacks - RRP £2.29
I am already such a fan of green and blacks and I know that dark chocolate isn't to everyone's taste but I love it, the higher the percentage the better! It's also got amazing health benefits which makes having this chocolate a good choice! This bar contains citrusy flavours, you really do just get a subtle taste of the lemon through the chocolate so it doesn't overpower the taste of the dark chocolate at all, this will quickly be finished off and repurchased again!
The degustabox also comes with a handy sheet detailing all of the products found in the box which is a brilliant insert beause it helps you to know more about the product, especially if you want to repurchase it again! The back also provides two really useful and simple receipes on the back from the products found in the box! I will definitely be having a go at these Eton mess cupcakes mmm...
So there you have it a taster of a Degustabox, there really was not one product that I didn't like. The best thing about this box is that you get to have a taster of each product before purchasing in the shop, it's also introduced myself to some amazing new brands that I will definitely be repurchasing! I would fully recommend this food box to anyone and will definitely be trying it again in the near future as well as purchasing it for presents! You can register for yourself with Degustabox here.
Degustabox have also kindly offered all of my readers a £3.00 discount when you first register, all you have to do is enter this code: 5WZCT
Have you tried a degustabox before? Does a food box interest you? Have you tried any of these products before?
*Products marked with an asterix (*) have been sent to me for review. However, all opinions in this post are 100% my own