Do you know someone who’s dealing with some hard things in life? If you think about it for a few minutes, you can probably come up with at least one dear friend whom you would like to cheer up.
Now comes the hard part: thinking of the perfect gift to show you care. There are many different gift options out there, and many of them are very considerate. But when you want something as warm and cozy as a gentle hug, nothing else is quite as effective as a bowl of hot soup.
Soup evokes feelings of comfort, love, and well-being as it warms the recipient from the inside out. Here’s what you should know about soup delivery service and what makes it such a convenient and thoughtful gift.
What Is Soup Delivery?
Soup delivery is a service that sends carefully packaged soup and other ready-to-eat foods to the recipient of your choice. It’s a convenient way to show empathy and love for the most valued people in your life.
When you place a soup delivery order, you’ll want to input your loved one’s address so the delivery company can send the comforting meal directly to your intended recipient. There isn’t a more convenient way to send a delicious meal to someone in need.
What Are the Best Soups?
It’s hard to answer the best soups because so many people have different taste preferences. But when it comes to pleasing the general population, the following soup varieties do an excellent job appealing to all taste buds:
- Chicken noodle
- Broccoli cheddar
- Garden vegetable
- Tomato basil
- Chicken and wild rice
- French onion soup
- Mushroom soup
- Chicken broth
There are many other delicious soup flavors, but the varieties mentioned above tend to be well-liked by the average person. When complemented with hearty dinner rolls, the above soup flavors become even more irresistible.
How Can I Send Soup as a Gift?
It’s easy to send soup in a get well basket. All you need is personal information for the basket recipient (such as their name and address). This information will help you get through the checkout process easier. It also helps to know a bit about the taste preferences of the soup package recipient so you can choose a flavor he or she is sure to enjoy.
Will Soup Keep Well While Being Delivered?
It may seem counterintuitive to send soup in the mail, but there’s no need to be concerned when you order a soup care package from a soup delivery company. Companies that ship perishable food know how to package it properly to ensure it arrives fresh and ready to eat at the intended destination.
Here’s how Spoonful of Comfort prepares its food packages for delivery. First, a worker carefully pours your selected soup flavor into secure containers that seal tight to prevent spills. Next, we package the soup in a delightfully cheerful box containing other goodies (cookies, rolls, a ladle, and a personalized note card).
Finally, once everything in the box is attractively and carefully arranged, we tuck the care package into a shipping box packed with custom ice packs. The ice keeps the soup ingredients fresh, retaining their incredible flavor even after delivery. If you receive frozen soup in your package, put it in the refrigerator for up to two days to thaw, then place the container in cool water for up to 40 minutes before warming your soup on the stovetop (recommended) or in the microwave.
Who Should I Send This Kind of Gift To?
If you don’t know who to send a care package to, here are some care package ideas to get your mind going. Soup delivery is ideal for:
- Someone who needs soft food after wisdom tooth removal
- Someone who’s sick
- Someone who recently lost a loved one
- Someone who got turned down for a job offer
- Someone who recently moved away from home
- Someone who just needs to know they are loved
There really isn’t a “wrong” occasion to send a soup care package to someone (unless the recipient hates soup, of course!).
What Are the Best Soup Delivery Services?
There are a lot of soup delivery services out there, but they aren’t all created equal. If you want confidence that the meal you deliver to a loved one is made with the freshest ingredients and the greatest care, here are some of the best soup delivery services to consider.
Spoonful of Comfort
Spoonful of Comfort is an all-around great choice for soup delivery because it is based on the premise that soup is so much more than a meal. It’s the vehicle to an immersive experience that can comfort and uplift both body and mind.
Each Spoonful of Comfort care package includes:
- 64 ounces of your preferred homestyle soup flavor
- Six delicious rolls
- Six mouthwatering cookies
- A gleaming ladle
- A note card personalized with a message from you
The nutritional info for each food product is included on our website so you know exactly what you’re getting (or giving). There are gluten free and vegan options, too.
Daily harvest is a plant-based food delivery service that includes a variety of vegan-friendly soups. The company takes pride in using fresh ingredients. In addition to soup, Daily Harvest also offers smoothies, bread, snacks, lattes, and more.
Splendid Spoon offers a weekly meal delivery service, so it may be the right solution if you want to send soup to someone for a week or longer. The quality ingredients are always plant-based and gluten-free. In addition to soup, Splendid Spoon also offers noodles, vegetables, smoothies, and taco bowls.
Magic Kitchen makes homemade soup in small batches to ensure freshness. The company also creates recipes that cater to specific health conditions or diets. It’s a great choice for those with controlled eating plans.
Grandma’s Chicken Soup
As the name suggests, Grandma’s Chicken Soup is known for its restaurant-quality chicken soup. The company also allows buyers to swap out regular noodles for gluten-free ones as needed.
How Much Does Soup Delivery Cost?
The cost of soup delivery varies by company. Spoonful of Comfort offers gourmet soup packages starting at $80 plus $15 shipping. We ship anywhere in the United States and would love to help you deliver a package of heartwarming soup to someone you love.