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Why Licorice Gift Boxes Make a Great Corporate Gift
Corporate gifting is one of the oldest tricks in the books when trying to build brand recognition and loyalty. Most businesses take advantage of this trick in one way or another throughout the year and we heavily recommend you partake...
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Taking a Closer Look at Sour Licorice Candy
We all know what licorice is – the incredibly sweet and delicious treat that’s enjoyed by millions of people all around the world. Also known as liquorice or glycyrrhiza glabra (translates to ‘sweet root’ in Greek), licorice comes in a...
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The Difference Between Anise and Licorice
Anisa and licorice are often lumped into the same category, and sometimes they're even used interchangeably. The funny thing is, they're very different.  Licorice and anise have a similar taste and fragrance, but they have their own identities beyond that....
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A Closer Look at Licorice Shapes
At Licorice.com, we offer all sorts of different licorice shapes. But, have you ever really thought about the different shapes of licorice? Which licorice shape is your favorite? What does that shape tell you about your personality?  Once you've got...
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A Holiday Gift Guide for Licorice Lovers
Believe it or not, the holidays are here! But with that often comes a very long list of important people (and the licorice lovers) in your life that you need to buy gifts for. Have no fear, because, at Licorice.com,...
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How Much do You Know About Licorice?
At Licorice.com, we know a lot about licorice — I mean, we love it and we make it! But, how much do YOU know about this wonderful treat? Don't worry, no guessing is needed, because we've put together a little...
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Celebrate Halloween with Licorice Candy
Trick or Treating   Do you remember being a kid and doing Halloween the old-fashioned way - dressing up and going out trick-or-treating? I know I certainly do and have awesome memories of this holiday. In fact, because of those memories,...
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Homemade Licorice Treats for a Happy Halloween
  Plans for Halloween Holiday Fun   It's a new age, and though we still love the idea of dressing up and going trick-or-treating, it's just not safe anymore for our children. But that leaves a huge gap, and on a...
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How to Keep Licorice Soft - and 2 Homemade Recipes Using Licorice Candy
Are You a Licorice Lover?  If you absolutely love licorice, visit our homepage right here on this website at Licorice.com, where licorice lovers unite! Our 50+ flavors and endless varieties of sumptuous licorice candies from all over the world will...
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How Licorice Is Made
And Other Important Facts About Licorice  First off, let's start with a little bit of background on licorice - also spelled liquorice, and both ways are correct. The name translates to glycyrrhiza glabra, an ancient Greek word meaning "sweet root". ...
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Going Away Gift Ideas That Involve Licorice
Bon Voyage!  If you're really scratching your head and drawing a blank when it comes to buying going-away gifts for friends, and you love licorice, this post is for you! After all, everything is so much better with licorice, right? ...
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Throw A Gourmet Licorice Theme Dinner Party
Licorice Root Recipes  Licorice, also spelled liquorice, is a plant that is known for its roots, and providing multiple health benefits. Besides the wonderful tasting candy we all know and love, there are many other great recipes that use licorice...
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Host A Licorice Themed High Tea Party
A Little History  Licorice has not always been a delightful candy for our enjoyment. However, it has always been used for better health. It comes from the licorice plant, and its roots were first discovered to have medicinal qualities back...
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Licorice Birthday Gifts For The Licorice Lovers In Your Life
Licorice Lovers Unite!   Who doesn't love or know someone that loves licorice? And these days it isn't just red or black licorice, but a rainbow of flavors, types, and shapes to tantalize even the most discriminating palates. Licorice gift baskets...
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Your Road Trip Snack List Is as Important As Your Trip Itinerary
By Willie Shaw "How much longer till we get there?" my son asked. "Let’s see… we have about six hours left," my wife replied to our five-year-old while also trying to quiet our two-year-old son. With all the commotion behind...
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The Most Popular Candies: Then and Now
By Jeffrey Totey While it’s true that chocolate never really goes out of style, the popularity of different types of candy has shifted over the years. What was super popular one year can become hard to find the next. For...
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Famous People Who Love Licorice
Who are the people eating licorice? Candy lovers on Reddit ask that same question again and again. They want to know who's fallen for this scrumptious traditional treat. There's even a mosaic artist, San Francisco-based Jason Mecier, who creates celebrity...
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What Is Licorice Root?
 Chances are that when you're enjoying your black licorice treats, you're enjoying its aromatic flavor and chewy texture - not wondering where the flavor comes from. But what is licorice root? Licorice root comes from the licorice plant, Glycyrrhiza glabra....
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Why Licorice Gifts are the Best Food Gifts
Giving gifts helps you demonstrate your appreciation for the people in your life. Taking the time to find the right gift can be a lot of fun, but it can be challenging if you don't know the person well or...
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The Delicious History of Licorice
By Jeanette Hurt Licorice may be one of the modern world’s most popular confections, so it may not be surprising that it boasts a deliciously ancient history. The earliest references to the licorice root—Glycyrrhiza glabra—date all the way back to 2300...
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What Are You Doing This Father’s Day? Make It a Movie Night
By Nate Day When it comes to holidays, most people prepare themselves with a “What’s in it for me?” mindset. Most holidays involve getting gifts or attention—but that doesn’t mean it’s the best way to spend the time! Doing the...
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