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And we totally predicted it.
I'll go ahead and say that no one is more excited about Ikea's new food subscription box than me. First off, the Ikea dining hall has been closed for almost a year, and Ive been missing that well-earned post-shopping meal. But secondand more importantlyI predicted this. When Ikea launched their home-focused boxes in January 2021, I wrote a webpost that played with the idea of delivering food, too:
Okay, I was joking. But I still feel like maybe I deserve a cut. Your move, Ikea.
The two options offeredavailable in Vancouver only for the launchare the Swedish Meatball Meal ($49.99/month) and the Swedish Treats ($31.99/monthsoft serve isnt on either menu, not surprisingly). Once you order, you'll receive a box every three weeks for the duration of the three month trial.
Here's a full menu for both:
Swedish Meatballs Meal
The boxes just launched launched yesterday, so get ’em while they’re hot (figuratively)and Ikea, I have lots of other great ideas, if you’re interested. Meatball bedroom. Hotdog hands. You know where to find me.