For context, I have had my Kencko subscription for 3 months now, and I've been loving it! The convenience is almost unrivaled - I'm a nanny, so eating complete meals during the day is a challenge, and this is something I can throw in my bag and mix with milk and water throughout the day and take sips of as I am able (I often throw some protein powder in with, but also like them as is, better than trying to fit all 5 servings in my dinner meal!). But I used to have an office job, and to be honest, I picture it being pretty great for that work schedule too. Here a few more details on my experience so far:
Flavors - I'd say I like 80% of their flavors quite a bit! Essentially, I think everything except the "greens" tastes great with just water or milk (I have tried with 2% dairy milk, oat milk, water, almond and flax milk, so far a protein-added flax milk is my favorite combo with it!). That said, there are 3 flavors that I do not love (the "greens"), at least by themselves - kind of tastes like drinking pureed spinach to me, I've only made use of them by mixing in smoothies with other flavors going on. They also introduce new flavors seasonally, which is nice, something different to change it up occasionally!
Convenience - Literally unrivaled to anything else similar I have tried. Just incredibly convenient. Shelf-stable, travel friendly, love the shaker bottle (VERY good seal, throw it in my bag full of liquid all the time and has never once leaked). The bottle also fits very well with almost any aesthetic (white + clear), and cleans very easily with just a soap and sponge.
Eco-conscious - I also try to eat my fair share of fresh fruits and veggies, but this is a great supplement for the gaps in between, and avoids food waste/fresh food spoilage, and LOVE that the packets are compostable (I live in a big city, and pay for compost pickup).
Favorite Perk - When used with a slightly sweet milk (like oat or flax), I feel like drinking one of the fruitier flavors is almost a dessert substitute! Hubs always keeps junk food in the house, and I have been really trying to avoid the late-night unhealthy snack binges, and now, whenever I am craving the junk food he is eating, I go make myself a Kencko! Takes 2 seconds and a lot healthier than the alternative. I am not someone with a lot of restraint in the food/diet arena, and this substitution has actually been working really well for me! I've cut way down on the late-night unhealthy snacks.
Cost - Feels reasonable to me, especially for organic. I get 30 packets delivered each month, and my first shaker bottle was included free.
Last thoughts - Also a nice thought for elderly family members, or those who have trouble maintaining a complete diet for themselves. My mother-in-law was in a car accident and is pretty seriously disabled, she lives alone, on a pretty low income, and tasks like grocery shopping and cooking meals are pretty challenging for her. We got her a pack of these because they don't spoil (what happens if we have fresh groceries delivered to her), they are easy to prepare (adding 2 things and shaking slowly is manageable even on her worst days), and they mean she is at least getting some fruits and veggies in her diet, even if it isn't perfect. She also doesn't like the green flavors, so we ended up just removing those from her subscription, but hey, at least she is getting a lot of other good stuff! We were able to pause easily when she was in a rehab facility for a month unexpectedly.
Only left one star off because I would love some tastier green options, and even more flavor variety would be great, but overall a very happy customer, and would recommend to a friend!
Length of Use: 3–6 months
Bottom Line: Yes, I would recommend this to a friend