Break a piece off, start chewing on it and let the sweet liquorice taste come out. Before the industrial manufacturing of candy and drop, zoethout was the sweet treat to go for a lot of kids (and adults!). Liquorice root is the base for all drop (liquorice).
Dutch zoethout trivia
Did you know the Romans ate liquorice root?
Liquorice root contains a sweetener (glycyrrhizine) that is 50 times as sweet a sugar (but rest assured, they say it is not bad for your teeth..)
- Net weight: 40g
- 5 liquorice root sticks
- sealed bag
- People with high blood pressure have to avoid excessive consumption.