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National Licorice Day: a day to celebrate your love for licorice!
You hadn't heard that there was a holiday devoted to celebrating licorice? It's all right - we forgive you.  But now that you know April 12th is National Licorice Day, it's time to celebrate your love for licorice!
Did you know that King Tut loved Licorice?
The life of ancient Egyptian Pharaoh, King Tut (also known as Tutankhamun, but let’s stick to King Tut) revealed an incredible amount of information about what royal life was like in Egypt. But most importantly for our purposes, he revealed...
Licorice: The Surprising Health Benefits
Delicious-check! Fun and exciting-check! Health benefits-check! Licorice really just checks off all the boxes. We love licorice for countless reasons, but something that we are always eager to share is its numerous health benefits.  Licorice root is composed of hundreds...
Napoleon Bonaparte’s Licorice Obsession
Napoleon Bonaparte’s Licorice Obsession  Napoleon Bonaparte was undoubtedly “bitten by the licorice bug”. According to notes found from Louis Constant Wairy, Napoleon’s personal concierge of 14 years, every morning, Napoleon had licorice flavored with aniseed. In his pocket, he always...