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Korean Snacks Box Review + Coupon – August 2018

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Korean Snacks Box is a subscription box that highlights delicious Korean snacks and candy each month. All of the products in the box are made and bought in Korea and shipped directly from Seoul to your door. 

There are two sizes: Medium (5-10 items) for $16.95 a month and Large (10-15 items, including duplicates of each unique treat) for $25.95 a month. Both are filled with premium Korean snacks and tasters packed inside a beautiful Bokjumeoni (traditional Korean silk bag).

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 is a review of the $25.95 Large box, which includes two of each snack.

Korea Snack Box review

About Korean Snacks Box

The Subscription Box: Korean Snacks Box 

The Cost: $25.95 a month + free shipping. Save with quarterly and yearly subscriptions.

COUPON: Use code MSA3 and get a $3 discount!

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

Ships to: Worldwide for free! Add $2 for tracking info.

Korean Snacks Box August 2018 Review

This month’s snack box contained small, individually packaged snacks that went along with their Chuseok (sometimes compared to US Thanksgiving) theme. The insert also gives you a very brief overview of the snacks included – nutrition information isn’t provided – so if you have food allergies, you might need to proceed with caution. I do not have any known allergies, so I jumped right in!

Subakba-Jelly

These gummies are watermelon shaped and flavored. They were pretty sweet, but very tasty! 

Pepero Nude Chocolate

These have a similar flavor to the popular Japanese Pocky stick snack, just inside out. The biscuit is straw-like and filled with a yummy chocolate cream.

Mon-Cher

This snack had a cake-like texture and almost tasted like a lime-flavored cake zipped in chocolate. It did get a little smooshed up in transit – and I don’t think that green and brown things are that appealing to eat, especially when they are smashed – so I thought it was just OK.

Bungeoppang

So, this is the strangest snack in my opinion – it’s a cake, shaped like a carp. It’s a traditional street food found in Korean markets. This is a sweet vanilla flavored cake, stripped with chocolate. It was pretty good!

Jagabee

The insert says that these little potato fries are healthier than chips – but I’m not sure that that is the case. Either way, they’re delicious. The taste like a cross between a McDonald’s fry and a potato chip. They are simply salted and have an amazing crunch!

Bokjumeoni Silk Bag of Candy

I love that the smaller items are contained in a beautiful Bokjumeoni silk bag. I was surprised at how great the quality was for this type of item, and definitely can find a use for it around the house! This month the bag was yellow and ivory, with a pink and white embellishment towards the middle. Super cute and very summery.

Mychew

I received two flavors of these fruit chews. They’re sweet, fruity, chewy, and pleasant.

Sunkist Candies

I received three familiar flavors of Sunkist hard candy. This is listed as a popular Korean fruit drink, but I drank quite a bit of the orange variety growing up in Western Pennsylvania!

Verdict: Korean Snacks Box is a fun box and I really enjoyed reviewing the contents. I enjoyed most of these delicious and unique snacks – and I’m not sure that I could pick a favorite. This box definitely lends itself towards a sweet tooth – and most of the snacks were sugary treats!

To Wrap Up:

Can I still get this box if I sign up today? No, you will get the September box.

Coupon – Use code MSA3 and get a $3 discount!

Value Breakdown: This box cost me $25.95 + free shipping, which means that each of the 7 types of items in the box (not including the silk bag) has an average cost of $3.71. That felt fair to me and the value is in the novelty of trying new things.

Check out all of our Korean Snack Box reviews and the Sweet Snacks Subscription Box Directory!

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Written by Colette Christian

Colette Christian

Colette’s subscription addiction started innocently enough with a few beauty boxes in 2013. As her life has evolved, so have her subscriptions – and some of her favorites now include boxes that cater towards lifestyle (Popsugar Must Have), pets (BarkBox), and children (Gap Outfit Box and Mac & Mia).

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. If you buy something, MSA may earn an affiliate commission. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.

2 Comments

  1. Do you know how quickly the box will arrive after ordering? I am considering as a birthday gift. thank you!

    • I’m sorry, I don’t. We get this box for review purposes and it does have to go through customs. I’d recommend reaching out to their customer service via e-mail and asking if you can get it by the date you need it!

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