Jimmy Joy and Feed Comparison

Jimmy Joy and Feed comparison

 

Jimmy Joy and Feed Comparison

Both Jimmy Joy and Feed provide nutritionally complete meals. This comparison will help you to inform yourself about the contents of each product to support your lifestyle and goals. Ultimately, you decide what the best meal shake, bar, or drink is.

What are you looking for in a complete meal? Maybe you’re thinking about replacing one meal with a ready-to-drink beverage. Or maybe you’re looking for an afternoon snack and consider a healthy meal bar. It may be that meal shakes could support your weight gain goals.

Whatever the case, this honest side by side comparison will inform you which is best for you personally.

 

What are the main differences between Jimmy Joy and Feed?

  • Texture and taste: customers describe Jimmy Joy’s meal shakes and drinks to be much smoother than Feed.
  • Macronutrients balance: both Jimmy Joy and Feed offer balanced, nutritionally complete meals but the split is different.
  • Production: Jimmy Joy produces in-house to offer nutritionally complete food at a low price point. Feed outsources their production.

 

Plenny Shake vs Feed meal replacement shake

Let’s compare our longest standing, our nutritionally complete meal shakes, side by side.

There are various points on which we think Jimmy Joy offers a similar experience to Feed, but at a much better price point.

The average person uses our product in a varied diet, but for equal comparison we’ve based it on a 2000kcal per day measure.

 

Plenny Shake Active v2.1

Complete meal shake, 5,95 per 2000 kcal

Feed Original 

Complete meal shake, €10,22 per 2000 kcal with subscription

1. Most eye-catching aspect


135 grams of protein
175 grams of carbohydrates

1. Most eye-catching aspect


66,67 grams of protein 
229,04 grams of carbohydrates

2. Macronutrient aspects 
75 grams of fat
37,5 grams of fiber

2. Macronutrient aspects 
82,2 grams of fat
38,85 grams of fiber

 

3. Micronutrient aspects

All the vitamins and minerals are added

3. Micronutrient aspects

All the vitamins and minerals are added

4. Production / Company factors

100% plant based
Flavours: Banana, vanilla, chai latte, strawberry, neutral

 

4. Production / Company factors


100% plant based
Flavours: Chocolate, red berries, vanilla, tomato and vegetables

 

 

Remarks on comparison shakes/powder

  • Jimmy Joy and Feed use oats as the main ingredient, which is a good source of complex carbohydrates. Nevertheless, Feed contains about 54 grams more carbohydrates per 2000 kcal
  • Jimmy Joy contains more protein than Feed. Proteins are essential nutrients for the human body and play an important role in restoring the body after a good workout.
  • Jimmy Joy uses soy as the main ingredient which is  chosen due to its bioavailability. You can read more about this in our blog about protein. Besides the nutritional advantages, it has a smooth consistency and optimal flavour profile that we missed in other protein sources.
  • Jimmy Joy and Feed its fat content is quite similar. Jimmy Joy doesn’t add MCT oils since there isn’t sufficient research on the benefits of MCT's. Instead, we add soy flour which contains high amounts of unsaturated fats (which is mainly omega-6). 
  • Jimmy Joy adds inulin, which is a great prebiotic. Working together with the added probiotics, it has the ability to enhance and strengthen our gut microbiome.
  • Jimmy Joy and Feed add similar amounts of micronutrients. Jimmy Joy adds more B12 since the body absorbs this in lesser amounts (see the following blog about our vitamin B12 amounts.) Both Jimmy Joy and Feed add all the vitamins and minerals because this is the most accurate way to ensure one is actually consuming all the mentioned nutrients.
  • Jimmy Joy adds no thickeners, while Feed adds Guar Gum, Xanthan Gum 
  • Jimmy Joy adds only one sweetener, sucralose, while Feed adds two.


Plenny Bar vs Feed meal replacement bar

Let’s compare our nutritionally complete meal bars, side by side.

There are various points on which we think Jimmy Joy offers a similar experience to Feed, but at a much better price point.

The average person uses our product in a varied diet, but for equal comparison we’ve based it on a 2000kcal per day measure.

 

Plenny Bar …

Complete meal bar, €2.13 per serving

Feed Original

Complete meal bar, €3.50 per serving

1. Most eye-catching aspect

    33,5 grams of sugar per 2000 kcal


    108,3 grams of sugar per 2000 kcal 


    2. Macronutrient aspects


    85 grams of fats

      15,5 grams of saturated fats

      205 grams of carbohydrates

      30 grams of fiber 

      100 grams of protein 

       

       

      71,5 grams of fats

      12 grams of saturated fats

      225 grams of carbohydrates

      45 grams of fiber 

      100 grams of protein 

      3. Micronutrient aspects 

        All the vitamins and minerals are added


        All the vitamins and minerals are added

        4. Production/ Company factors

        100% vegan

          400 kcal 

           

          100% vegan

          397 kcal 

           

          Remarks on this meal bar comparison

          • Jimmy Joy uses 3 times less sugar than Feed. As you might know, large intakes of sugar are related with many health problems such as overweight and diabetes. We focus more on the slow-releasing complex carbohydrates instead. 
          • Jimmy Joy and Feed uses a similar macronutrient distribution. It contains a little less fat, more carbohydrates and the same amounts of protein per 2000 kcal. 
          • Jimmy Joy and Feed add similar amounts of micronutrients. Jimmy Joy adds more B12 since the body absorbs this in lesser amounts (see the following blog about our vitamin B12 amounts.) Both Jimmy Joy and Feed add all the vitamins and minerals because this is the most accurate way to ensure one is actually consuming all the mentioned nutrients.
          • Jimmy Joy contains 400 kcal and Feed 397. We made it a little bit easier to count your calories and cover all your needs in exactly 5 bars.

           

          Plenny Drink vs Feed meal replacement drink

          Let’s compare the meal replacement drink. There are various points on which we think Jimmy Joy offers a similar experience to Feed, but at a much better price point.

          The average person uses our product in a varied diet, but for equal comparison we’ve based it on a 2000kcal per day measure.

           

          Plenny Drink Vanilla

          Ready-to-drink meal, €2.50 per serving

          Feed

          Ready-to-drink meal, €3.80 per serving

          1. Most eye-catching aspects

          330 ml 

            100 grams of protein per 2000 kcal

             

            500 ml

            70 grams of protein per 2000 kcal 

            2. Macronutrient aspects

            72,5 grams of fats

            223 grams of carbohydrates

            34,5 grams of sugar*

            29,5 grams of fiber




            *naturally occurring 

            70,09 grams of fats

             257,01 grams of carbohydrates

             16,36 grams of sugar

             28,04 grams of fiber

             

             

            3. Micronutrient aspects 

              All the vitamins and minerals are added

              3. Micronutrient aspects 

                All the vitamins and minerals are added

                4. Production / Company factors

                100% vegan



                100% vegan

                 

                Remarks on this ready-to-drink meal comparison

                • Jimmy Joy has portions of 330 ml while Feed uses 500 ml. Therefore, Feed transports more water.
                • Jimmy Joy uses more protein, sourced from soy. In this way, the product gives you enough to feel fulfilled throughout the day and recover after a long day. 
                • Jimmy Joy and Feed use similar amounts of fats. Feed uses a bit more carbohydrates.
                • Jimmy Joy uses more sugar because of the use of natural fruit powders. Nevertheless, the Plenny Drink is still considered low in sugar.
                • Jimmy Joy and Feed add similar amounts of micronutrients. Jimmy Joy adds more B12 since the body absorbs this in lesser amounts (see the following blog about our vitamin B12 amounts.) Both Jimmy Joy and Feed add all the vitamins and minerals because this is the most accurate way to ensure one is actually consuming all the mentioned nutrients.