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Korean Snacks Box Review – November 2017

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Korean Snacks Box is a subscription box for Kdrama and Kpop lovers with a sweet tooth.

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There are two sizes; Medium (5-10 items) and Large (10-15 items). Both are filled with premium Korean snacks and tasters packed inside a beautiful Bokjumeoni (traditional Korean silk bag).

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This box was sent to us at no cost for review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)

This review is of the Medium size monthly box, $16.95. 

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The Subscription Box: Korean Snacks Box 

The Cost: The Medium Size is $16.95 a month + free shipping. The Large Size is $25.95 a month + free shipping. Save with quarterly and yearly subscriptions.

The Products: Korean snacks and tasters; Medium: 5-10 snacks & Large: 10-15 snacks.

Ships to: Worldwide for free! 

Check out the Sweet Snacks Subscription Box Directory and make sure to add Korean Snacks Box to your subscription list or wishlist!

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This card describes the products in your box, along with the theme. The theme this month is Pepero Day, 11/11. On this day, people celebrate by buying boxes of Pepero snacks and give them to loved ones along with a handwritten or printed message.

Now let’s take a look at what’s inside!

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Lotte Pepero Original Chocolate Biscuit – Retail Value $1.13 USD

Our first pepero of the month is the original flavor! Each biscuit is dipped in a rich chocolate that is oh so sweet. The chocolate coating is a bit thicker and the biscuit itself provides that yummy vanilla crunch to eat bite. I always love trying new snacks, but sometimes it is nice to try the original!

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Lotte Strawberry Milk Candy, 2 pieces – Buy a bag for $5.81

This little strawberry candy looked like a marshmallow and sort of had a similar texture. The candy itself was very sweet with a yummy strawberry flavor. Each piece of candy was so fluffy and fun to eat. Since I got two pieces, I was able to share the second sweet treat with my husband!

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Lotte Pepero Almond – Retail Value $1.19

The next pepero is this yummy almond flavor that I absolutely loved! It is pretty similar to the original with the thick coating of chocolate covering the biscuit. What makes this so unique is the almond crunch mixed into the chocolate. Each bite had a nutty flavor that mixed so well with the rich chocolate. I loved that extra crunch that the almond gave to the biscuit. So sweet and crunchy!

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Market O Real Brownie, 24 g. – Buy a box of 8 for $14.78

This little brownie tasted like it was fresh out of the oven and not something that you opened from a bag. The brownie was so soft and crumbly, just like it was homemade! The rich chocolate flavors made it extra sweet and fluffy. This was so delicious I gobbled it down in only a few bites, and it left me craving a few more brownies!

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Lotte Pepero Vanilla Black Cookie – Retail Value $1.70

This was my favorite pepero of the month! It is called vanilla black cookie, but to me, this was crumbled Oreo’s on the original vanilla biscuit. The creamy filling is basically melted over mixed with that yummy chocolate cookie for an incredible sweetness. You don’t get a ton of the flavors from the biscuit, instead, you get so much of that creamy vanilla flavor and crunch from the cookie. So delicious and easy to eat the whole box!

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Orion Choco-Pie – Buy a box of 24 for $19.99

I can’t even begin to describe how good this little pie was. I wasn’t sure what would be inside from the packaging, but when I broke this little pie open I was so excited to see cake with a layer of marshmallow. Outside of that amazing center is a light coating of creamy chocolate. This pie was fluffy and oh so sweet from that incredible marshmallow filling. This was literally a treat straight out of Willy Wonka, it was just too good to be real. I will take a whole box of these any day!

Verdict: This was my first experience with the Korean Snacks Box and I really loved it! From the start, the Korean silk bag was such a beautiful surprise to find, and then to see that there was chocolate inside. Well, that is really all I could ask for! I also enjoyed how the overall theme from Korean Snacks Box matched so perfectly with each sweet treat. I have received the Lotte snacks before and have always wondered why there was a room on the box to write a message, now I know. What a wonderful, and yummy, first adventure from the Korean Snacks Box!

To Wrap Up:

Can I still get this box if I sign up today? You will get the December box if you sign up before 12/15.

Value Breakdown: The monthly cost of this box comes in at $16.95, which averages out to $2.82 for each of the size snacks I received. Many of the snacks were harder to find online to purchase as a single item, but overall from what I was able to find, I think the value is totally worth the monthly cost! If you are a chocolate lover looking to discover new treats, this box is for you.

What was your favorite from the November Korean Snacks Box?

Written by Taryn Lowman

Taryn Lowman

Taryn’s passion for subscription boxes started when she was gifted a monthly Birchbox. She is excited to discover more Mom and baby boxes to share with her family!

All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

2 Comments

  1. Loved this month’s box and have 2 more fro the 3 month gift I got from my boyfriend! <3

    Great value for a taster box becaue if I want to taste all these different snacks I need to buy in bulk from different places online and the shipping costs alone would cost more than this box total price 😀 also i loove to taste a few pieces of many different snacks rather than buying a 30 Pack.

    Will most likely renew my 3 month subscription after my gift months are over!

  2. If you have an international or Asian market near you then this box is a huge ripoff. You pay a steep premium for something already accessible in America at a way lower cost. Giving just pieces from a box worth $3 in stores is ridiculous. And speaking from experience, these items in particular are NOT hard to find online or in stores. Even my target carries pepero. lol

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