There’s nothing like the comfort of food from home. But for many Louisiana expats, it’s nearly impossible to find their favorite local brands outside the state.
A few enterprising Boudreauxs and Thibodeauxs have a solution: subscription services that will deliver Louisiana products right to your doorstep.
We checked out the August boxes from each brand to see what to expect. Hover over the images to what’s included with each subscription.
Photos by Chloe Enos
Origin: Lafayette, launched February 2016
Price per month: $39
Perks: Each box comes with a recipe from a Louisiana chef, with video tutorial tie-ins on Cajun Crate’s Facebook page. Look for a collab with Jay Ducote coming soon.
Fun fact: For every box shipped out in a Cajun Crate, The Cajun Spoon provides one meal to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. Cajun Crate also matched each subscription in August with a donation of a crate for flood victims.
Origin: Lafayette, launched May 2016
Price per month: $29 (Standard Box) or
$49 (Lagniappe Box)
Perks: Lagniappe Box includes an additional “lagniappe” item each month, like a Louisiana-themed T-shirt.
Fun fact: Parish Parcel donated 100% of sales from a specially-designed flood relief T-shirt to United Way of Acadiana in August.
Louisiana to Geaux
Origin: Walker, launched December 2014
Price per month: $30
Perks: Choose from three different box themes: The Kitchen, Sweets & Stuff or Pamper Yourself.
Fun fact: Special occasion boxes—like the Taste of Baton Rouge Box featured here, or the grilling-centric Summertime Box—offer curated experiences.