Dutch Chalk Licorice


Licorice… as a Toothbrush!?

Licorice root first arrived in North America in the 1600s. It was enjoyed as a spice, tea, used medicinally… and even used for dental hygiene as an early toothbrush! Enter the 1800s and up and a fascinating line of licorice sweets emerged. Licorice flavors took off in the late 1800s and early 1900s – Black Jack gumbridge mix, and the first American candy brand, Good N’ Plenty!

Dutch Chalk Licorice

Believe it or not, licorice root extract is 50x sweeter than cane sugar! Starting in the mid-1800s, licorice was enjoyed as a candy. Dutch chalk licorice is delicious black licorice candy covered in a hard candy coating. 4 oz in a heat-sealed bag with the history on the label: perfect to carry, perfect to store, perfect to give as a gift.

Additional information

Weight 0.1410959629 oz
Dimensions 6 × 3 × 2 in

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