Shopping online is all the rage these days … even for food! Obviously, this is a huge time saver, but do you ever wonder if it’s saving you any money as well?
Today we are partnering with Thrive Market to show you 14 products you can buy on their website for less money than you’d spend in the store. This list would be a fabulous start if you want to stock up on some of the basics! And be sure to read on, because you can try out Thrive Market for free for 30 days and we’ve asked them for discounts on your first 3 purchases, too!
About Thrive Market
Thrive Market is basically an online health food store, which is perfect for those who don’t have one nearby (or can’t always find the time to go to one in person). Can anyone else relate? :) Thrive Market’s mission is to make healthy living and organic food accessible to everyone (delivered right to your door!) — regardless of where you live or how much you make. You can get everything you need: organic food, snacks, vitamins, personal care products, eco-friendly cleaning supplies, safe and nontoxic beauty products, kitchen staples, home goods, organic baby food, kids products and much more at discounted prices. Did we also mention no need to drive to the store or wait in line? Love the time savings.
Here are some of the perks once you join:
- 25–50% off trusted brands like Tom’s of Maine, Bob’s Red Mill, Annie’s Homegrown, Seventh Generation and more.
- Find exactly what you need by category and dietary needs, like “Paleo,” “vegan,” “raw,” and “gluten-free.”
- When you join, Thrive Market will donate a free membership to a low-income family, veteran, student or teacher on your behalf (love this!).
- Your membership* will pay for itself in savings within the year, guaranteed. If not, you get the difference in Thrive Market credit when you renew!
–Thrive Market vs. Whole Foods Prices
|Product||Thrive Market*||Whole Foods||% Savings at Thrive|
|Whole-Wheat Spaghetti, 16oz||$2.95||$3.69||20%|
|Honey, per ounce||$0.35||$0.46||24%|
|Quinoa, per ounce||$0.42||$0.60||30%|
|Whole Bean Coffee, per ounce||$0.75||$1.00||25%|
|Green Split Peas, per ounce||$0.18||$0.25||28%|
|Ground Cinnamon, per ounce||$1.32||$2.10||37%|
|Paprika, per ounce||$1.32||$2.36||44%|
|Coconut Oil (refined), per ounce||$0.38||$0.43||12%|
|Ghee, per ounce||$0.71||$1.20||41%|
|Soy Sauce, per ounce||$0.20||$0.30||33%|
|Unsweetened shredded coconut, per ounce||$0.37||$0.44||16%|
|Pumpkin Puree, per ounce||$0.13||$0.25||48%|
|Whole Vanilla Bean, per bean||$4.25||$7.00||39%|
|Peppermint Tea, 20 count||$2.99||$3.49||14%|
As you can see, Thrive Market will not only save you money (an average of 29% for the products in our comparison) but also save you the time of heading to the store – a great option if you don’t have one nearby.
Shawn, one of our team members, has been a longtime member and is a HUGE fan. Here’s what she has to say about them:
“They are quick – I get everything within 3 days. There was one time that they weren’t able to ship in time (based on weather), and they sent a $10 off coupon. The shipment still came within 3 days AND I got to keep the coupon! We are gluten and dairy-free, and it makes searching for products so easy. They also send lots of freebies, like cookbooks, snacks, etc. which gives us a chance to try lots of different products.” – Shawn
Try out Thrive Market for FREE!
Want to see if Thrive Market is for you? We’ve got a great way for you to try it out, to see how good their customer service is, and to see how convenient their service can be, in addition to saving you $$. You’ll get:
- A FREE 30-day membership
- $20 off your first three purchases of $49+
Why not try it out? We’d love to hear your thoughts about Thrive Market in the comments! :)
*Membership is $59.95/annually. Shipping is free on orders over $49.