The Ultimate Meal Replacement List

What is a good Soylent alternative? What is the best Soylent alternative in Europe? What meal replacement is good for beginners? What are the best American meal replacements?…

Forums, Reddit and similar tend to be spammed with this questions in a weekly basis. I kept answering them in an individually, “Hey, here you have some good Keto shakes…”; “Hi, this brands offer vegan products”; or “this are some of the best Huel alternatives“.

I want to generate an easy access database. However, I do not currently have the time or the technical knowledge required for such a project. Therefore, I just want to share my personal meal replacement list.

I hope this list will help people to realize there are tons of brands out there creating different products (bars, ready -to-drinks, powders, nootropics…) and no unique brand or shake is right for everybody. I know it requires some self-research afterwards, but here you go: the ultimate meal replacement brands list.

Note: There will eventually be reviews for all of these, here in Latestfuels. For now only those with a link do.

DISCLAIMER: “Dude, why is X meal replacement not mentioned?”; “Why does this brand have Y rating?”; or “Z information is wrong”. All comments and corrections are welcome. I am a human after all, I make mistakes. Please let me know in the comments section below.

CompanyFromShips ToProfilePriceCommentRating
EUROPE
AmbroniteFINEUV,NG$$$$Premium4
AnapurCZEEUV,NG$$OTP 
AppetiteBELBELV,NG$$$Local 
BertrandGERWorldV*,GF,S*$$Organic4
BivoITAEUV$$$Range 
ChiashakeSVKEUS*,V*,K*$$$Range 
Feed.FRAEUV$$Flavours4
GenesisFoodsUKEUV*, K*$$$SpecializedR
HuelUKWorldV, GF*$$Quality4.5
JakeNEDEUV$$Range4
JimmyJoyNEDWorldV*, S*$Budget4.3
KüikESPEU $Range3.8
LentlyNEDWorldV*$$TasteE
ManaCZEEUV$$Popular 
MojoNutritionNEDEUNG$$$$Flavours 
MyProteinUKWorldV$$Sport 
PowderMatterCZEEU $Top4.5
PuritionUKEUV,GF,$$$$Premium 
QuealNEDWorldV*, S*$Taste4.4
RuntimeGEREU $$Flavours4
SatislentESPEUV,NG$Range4.3
SaturoAUTEU&USV$-$$Flavours4.1
Shake2dayNEDWorldS,V$$Range4
TheProteinWorkUKEUS, GF, NG$$$Sport 
TrinkkostGEREUS,V$$$Organic 
VitalineFRAWorldV*$$$Range4
VitaminFoodNEDWorldV$$Sugar Free 
YFoodGEREUGF, LF$$$Taste4.5
NORTH AMERICA
ActualizeUSAUSAK$$$Specialized 
AmpleUSAWorldV*, K*,NG$$$$Premium3.8
Bariatric AdvantageUSAUSAK*$$$$Not really 
Bear SqueezeUSAUSAV,P,K?To start 
GardenofLifeUSAUSAV$$$$Organic 
GreenBelly
USAUSAV$$$Interesting 
Ka’chavaUSAUSAV,GF$$$$PremiumE
Kate FarmsUSAUSAV,GF, AF$$$Specialized 
KenckoUSAUSAV,GF, NG$$$Organic 
KetochowUSAUSAK$$FlavoursR
KetoLogicUSAUSAK$$$$Specialised 
Meal SquaresUSAUSAV, NG$$Different 
MosaicNutritionUSAUSA $$$Starting 
OrgainUSAUSAV$$$$Organic 
Perfect KetoUSAWorldK,V*$$Range 
PlantFusionUSAUSAV*$$$$SmallNR
SatedUSAWorldV, K$$$Quality4.5
SoylentUSAUSAV$$Popular4
SuperbodyfuelUSAWorldV, K*$Budget4.2
ViteRamenUSAUSAV$$Solid 
HolfoodCANUSA,CAN $$OTPE
VitalhouseCANUSA,CANV,S,NG$$$Sport 
ASIA & OCEANIA
180 NutritionAUSAUS NZV*, GF*$$Range 
AussilentAUSAUS NZV*, GF*$$LocalE
OZ SoylentAUSAUS,NZ $$$ 
StarFoodNZNZSF,V,GF$$$New 
ShopIntakeKORKORV$$Range 
CompJAPJAPNG$$$Unique 
LembasSGPWorld $$$OTP 
RuffoodCHNCHNVUnique 
Primal KindAUSWorldP,V,K$$Closed T 
TsogoUSAUSAV,GF$$$ 
Veetal    Closed 

Labels:

GF– Gluten Free.

V– Vegan.

S– Sport Variant.

NG– Non-GMO.

K– Keto.

LF– Lactose free but not Vegan.

SF– Soy Free.

P– Paleo

*–  Only specific products are.

Price per 400kcal without subscription:

$– Below $1.5     $1.5 = €1.3 = £1.15

$$- $1.5 to $3     $3 = €2.6 = £2.3

$$$– $3 to $5      $5 = €4.3 = £3.85

$$$$– over $5

Other:

R– Recommended.

E– Excited to try.

Budget– It offers great value for money

Different– Offers something noone else does.

Range– Offers great product range (RTD, powder, diet, sport…).

Flavours– Has a great range of flavours for a single product.

Local– Uses locally sourced food.

Organic– Organic prime ingredients.

OTP– One Trick Pony. Has one product in one flavour.

Popular– It is well known.

Premium– Costs extra, but uses premium ingredients (non-GMO, organic, local…). Brand also has exclusive aura.

Quality– Great quality MRs (above expected).

Small– Company by very few people.

Specialized– Will elaborate products for one diet type in particular. It is very knowledgeable about it.

Sport– It is a sport supplement oriented brand.

Starting– Just started recently.

Taste– It makes good tasting products.

Unique– It is unique or only MR for the region.

Comments:

It is interesting to see the amount of brands in Europe and how they are distributed. So interesting that I ended up writing an article about the importance of the variety in the European meal replacement market, and why your choices matter.

Even if there are more brands, thery are less specific brands; for example, keto focused brands or brands directed to an specific niche are more rare (than in the US). They tend to be more generic, have more products and flavours.

There is a strong keto meal replacement industry in the USA.

Unfortunately, there is not much choice in OCE.

Worldwide shipping is often not viable. Even if the companies do offer shipping to your country the expenses will be astronomical (likely higher than the cost of the product). Only USA-EU shipping seems to work better. Even CAN has many problems with importing products with huge duty taxes.

Find the best meal replacement shakes in your region.

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Nicm
Nicm
1 year ago

Worth adding an allergen free (top 8 allergens in US) V, GF, non-GMO, called Kate Farms. Ships only inside USA.

chrisk
chrisk
1 year ago

Most comprehensive list I have come across so far, thanks very much! This is very useful. Look forward to reading more reviews.

Quentin
Quentin
10 months ago

Hi ! Recently it seems Vitaline have change to full organic ingredients (I think they always have used local ingredients from france but not sure) 🙂

Tim
Tim
8 months ago

Unfortunately, the list of options for Canadians has shrunk again. Biolent shipped out its last few bags in the past month.

Armin
Armin
2 months ago

I think another update is in order. For EU:

– Nutberg is no longer selling products, they might be permanently closed, their last blog post is from 2018 and Instagram hasn’t posted since beginning of 2019.
– Mojo is €5.97 / 400 kCal for the 40g pouches, which makes it one of the most expensive Shakes in the list. Even the 1kg jar comes in at €4.59 / 400 kCal, i.e. “$$$”
– the Saturo powder bag (of 1500-1600g?!) at €17.82 – comes out to €1.09 / 400 kCal, one of the cheapest in the list.

rob
rob
29 days ago

Hi, Would love to know your thoughts on getLently. In search of a good whey lent, but can’t find a review for them anywhere.

Iulian
Iulian
1 day ago

Fantastic list, so helpful.

Thank you so much for putting this together!

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