My Food Bag vs Woop (+3 Samples of each)

In the current post, we will be discussing in depth the many features of My Food Bag and then compare them with those of Woop. My Food Bag and Woop are both meal kit delivery services which operate mainly in New Zealand. Meal kit or meal prep services like these deliver ingredients along with recipes for users to cook delicious meals in quickly and easily.

In the end, we will give you our opinions on which of these two may be the better choice based on first-hand experiences.

My Food Bag vs Woop

In the table below, we have mentioned the main features and advantages which you can expect to find in My Food Bag and Woop. We have also mentioned the price ranges of the meal kits from these brands, along with their delivery areas. You can choose between My Food Bag and Woop by checking out the table below.

 Feature  My Food Bag Woop
 Delivery areas  86% of New Zealand,Australia  Auckland,Wellington,Christchurch,Hamilton,Tauranga,Palmerston North,Napier & Hastings,Rotorua 
 Price range  $99 to $112.99 per week  From $105 per week 
 Price per plate  $18.83 per plate $13.68 to $14.91 per plate
 Difficulty levels  Easy,Intermediate  Easy,Intermediate
 Avg. cooking time  15 – 45 mins per meal 15 – 20 mins per meal
 Avg. calorie count  450-700 calories per serving  450 – 650 calories per serving 
 Supporting material  Recipe cards,Mobile app,Nutritional facts  Meal description,Nutritional facts,Recipe cards,Blog 
 Recipes supported  Low-calorie,Plant-based,Gourmet dishes,Gluten-free Healthy,Vegetarian,Meat,Poultry,Seafood,Gluten-free 
 No. of choices  12 per week 4 per week
 Introductory deal  50% off on first box  30% off on first order
 Avg. shelf life  1 week post delivery 3-5 days for meat,1-2 days for seafood 

Types of Plans: My Food Bag vs Woop

 My Food Bag  Woop 
 Chef’s Selection 3 or 4 or 5 dinners,2 or 4 people,From $56.50 per week  Foodie plan For 1 or 2 or 4 people,From 3 or 4 or 5 recipes per week,From $105.00 
 Healthy Choices 3 or 4 or 5 dinners,1 or 2 or 4 people,From $76.00 per week   Classic plan For 4 people per week,From 3 or 4 recipes per week,From $220.00
 Veggie & Plant Based 3 or 4 or 5 dinners,2 or 4 people,From $56.50 per week  Balance plan For 1 or 2 or 4 people,From 3 or 4 recipes per week,From $112.00 
 Gluten Free 5 dinners,4 people,From $108.00 per week  Vegetarian plan For 1 or 2 or 4 people,From 4 or 5 recipes per week,From $105.00 
  Gluten-free plan For 1 or 2 or 4 people,From 3 recipes per week,From $93.00 

In My Food Bag, the user can choose from numerous plans depending on their dietary needs and requirements. The plans in My Food Bag include the Chef’s Selection which includes the best-selling recipes for the user to choose from. There is also a completely veggie-based meal plan in My Food Bag for vegetarians and vegans to use.

Woop also has a variety of plans for the user to choose from. Apart from clean eating and balanced eating which can be useful for everyone, there are also specific plans for those who have special dietary needs. These include the vegetarian plan and the gluten-free plan which can be useful for those who are following these diets.

Winner: Woop wins the Types of Plans segment.

Types of Ingredients: My Food Bag vs Woop

  Ingredient type   My Food Bag  Woop
 Produce   98% locally sourced  Local farms and vendors  
 Meat, eggs, fish  Free-farmed pork,Free-range chicken,Grass-fed beef,Sustainably-sourced fish  Hormone-free,Antibiotic-free
 Other ingredients  Seasonings,Sauces  Seasonings, Sauces 

Both My Food Bag and Woop tend to use only locally-sourced ingredients for their meal kits. In My Food Bag, there is a lot of emphasis on using local vendors and farms as possible which are guaranteed to use only safe-farming practices. Woop also uses only those partners who use no harmful chemicals in their farming processes.

The meat and the poultry used in the meal kits from My Food Bag and Woop come from antibiotic-free and hormone-free sources. The meal kits from these brands also come with seasonings and sauces to be used in the cooking process by the customers.

Winner: My Food Bag and Woop win the Types of Ingredients segment.

Add-Ons: My Food Bag vs Woop

 My Food Bag  Woop
 Pantry staples,Cookware,Fruit Extra meals

In My Food Bag, along with the typical meal kits, the user can choose from a lot of other essential items from the add-on menu. In this add-on menu, the user can find pantry staples for their kitchens and daily cooking. Along with these pantry staples, the user can find cookware and even seasonal fruit baskets.

Woop does not have an exact add-on menu for the user to choose from. The user can however choose to add more meal kits and recipes to their weekly cart. This can be pretty disappointing for users, especially since many other platforms similar to Woop offer plenty of other options for users to pick and enjoy.

Winner: My Food Bag wins the Add-ons segment.

Packaging of Meal kit: My Food Bag vs Woop

 My Food Bag  Woop 
 Wool pouches,Cardboard boxes,Recipe cards,Ice packs,Plastic trays  Cardboard boxes,Plastic pots,Soft plastics,Salad bags,Sachets
 Fully recyclable  Fully recyclable  

The packaging of the meal kits from My Food Bag is mostly recyclable and can be easily disposed of. The meal kits come in cardboard boxes which can be simply flattened and placed in a curbside recycling bin. These boxes are insulated with wool pouches which are compostable and thus environmentally-friendly.

Woop’s meal kits are also packed into cardboard boxes. The individual elements of the meal kits from Woop are packed into plastic pots and bags. Woop is one of those very few meal kit delivery services which accept packaging from the customers as part of its reuse and recycle program.

Winner: Woop wins the Packaging of Meal kit segment.

Customer Support: My Food Bag vs Woop

 Feature  My Food Bag Woop
 Chat support  + –
 Email support  + +
 Phone support + + 
 Availability  All days of the week All days of the week

Customer support in My Food Bag can be reached through a number of ways. The easiest way to get in touch with My Food Bag is through the live chat feature. Another way to get in touch with the customer support of My Food Bag is through emails, but the user can also use phone support to put forth their grievances and complaints.

In Woop, customer support can be reached through emails and even through phone support. However, there is no chat support available in this meal kit delivery service and this can be a letdown for those who prefer texting over other means of communication. The customer support here operates on all days of the week, including weekends.

Winner: My Food Bag wins the Customer Support segment.

Sample Meals: My Food Bag vs Woop

 Sample  My Food Bag Woop
 Sample 1  Name:15-minute Turkish Chicken Bowl with Almonds, Hummus and YoghurtPreparation time: 15  minsSpice level: MildNo. of calories: 409 kcal  Name: Chraimeh Crispy Skin Salmon with green couscous and hazelnut dukkahPreparation time: 20 minSpice level: MildDifficulty: Easy
 Sample  2  Name: 15-minute Smoky-Spiced Tofu with Jalapeno CremePreparation time: 15 minsSpice level: MediumNo. of calories: 648 kcal  Name: Braised lamb ragu with red wine and potato gnocchiPreparation time: 20 minsSpice level: MildDifficulty: Easy 
 Sample  3   Name: Saucy Turmeric & Coconut Prawns with Spiced Basmati & MintPreparation time: 30 minsSpice level: MildNo. of calories: 755 kcal  Name: Stir-fry tamarind noodles with tofu and crispy shallotsPreparation time: 20 minsSpice level: MediumDifficulty: Easy 

The menu in My Food Bag comes with a lot of variety since this meal kit delivery service aims to bring the newest and latest of recipes to the user. In the menu of My Food Bag, the user can find mostly recipes which are easy and simple to cook. Only basic cooking skills are required to cook the meals in My Food Bag.

In Woop, the menu contains recipes in all difficulty levels. While there are easy recipes which can be easily attempted by anyone of any cooking caliber, there are also recipes which require more skills in the kitchen. The recipes from Woop can be easily cooked from start to finish in about 20 minutes easily, and thus are great for busy folks.

Winner: Woop wins the Sample Meals segment.

App rating: My Food Bag vs Woop

 Platform My Food Bag  Woop 
 Google Play Store Rating not available  App not available 
 Apple App Store  3.9 App not available
 TWP Rating  3/5 3.5/5

Final Verdict: Woop is the winner of this battle with its easy to cook recipes and great levels of convenience.

My Food Bag is well-known for its meal kits which bring the best of new recipes and food items to the user’s kitchen and dining table. The recipes from My Food Bag come with great quality ingredients and can be prepared in no time at all. My Food Bag is also very popular for its focus and emphasis on local produce and products.

In Woop the recipes are super-easy to cook with and the entire process can be completed in no time at all. The recipes come in all difficulty levels but can be attempted by anyone. The ingredients also come pre-cut and pre-dressed, which bring even more convenience to the customer.

Between My Food Bag and Woop, the latter takes the crown. The recipes from Woop are not only great-tasting but are also easy to prepare. Woop also uses the best of local ingredients which come in a ready-to-cook manner which further cut down the time spent in the kitchen. Woop is the clear winner in this pairing.


To bring you the best reviews of each and every meal delivery service, we spoke to testers and real life users, reviewed the information provided by each service on their respective websites, carried out primary research on social media platforms and checked out the user reviews of these platforms on various social media sites. We have also used the reviews presented by current users of these services on their respective Google and Apple apps.

We are currently conducting our own internal review and we will update this page with videos and pictures of our experiences. If they differ extensively from what our external reviewers said then we will update this post so you get both points of views and can decide which service provider is more suited to your needs based on the information above.

The main types of criteria which we have used in order to assess and evaluate these meal delivery services is the simplicity of the recipes, the variety of meals in the service, the inclusiveness of diets and cuisines and even the supporting material.

In addition to these, we have also highly taken into regard the sustainability and recyclability of the packaging of these services. Lastly, we have also considered the delivery services and customer services of these platforms.

Frequently asked questions: “My Food Bag vs Woop”

When was My Food Bag founded?

My Food Bag was founded in 2012 to bring meal kits containing fresh and tasty ingredients for the user to cook great dishes with.

Is My Food Bag NZ owned?

Yes, My Food Bag is NZ owned. The meal kits from My Food Bag are delivered to users not only across New Zealand but also certain regions of Australia.

Who is Woop owned by?

Woop is owned by Thomas Dietz. Woop is a meal kit delivery service which makes every day cooking and eating easy and healthy at the same time.

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