Sunday, November 28, 2010

Give a Gift of Gourmet Licorice from Around the World

Gourmet licorice makes a great gift for a licorice lover. The Tour of the World Licorice Gift Basket features 15 different kinds of licorice treats, including a mini International Sampler. Comes in a reusable basket tied with a festive ribbon. Weighs more than 4 lbs.

Click here to see more gourmet licorice gift ideas.

Or visit the Licorice International website to shop for licorice and other sweet treats for the holidays.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Christmas Gift Ideas at Licorice International

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Licorice International Retail store, located at 803 Q Street in Lincoln, Nebraska. If you live in the area, or you're planning a visit, stop by, view our Christmas decorations, sample the world's best licorice, and check out all the gift ideas we have. While many of the items listed are available only in the retail store, you can order them by calling, 1-800-LICORICE (542-6742), and you can also browse for gourmet licorice and other specialty candies at the Licorice International website.

Check out some of the yummy treats:

Belgian Gourmet Chocolate Candy

Belgian Gourmet Chocolate Pretzels

Harbor Sweets Gourmet Chocolates: Classic Sweet Sloops

Gourmet Caramels from Bequet

Harbor Sweets Assorted Handmade Chocolates

Espresso Mix

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Gingerbread Houses at the Licorice International Retail Store

If you live in the Lincoln area, stop by the Licorice International Retail store at 803 Q Street and see a couple of gingerbread houses that Licorice International staff have made.  These are examples of the kind of gingerbread houses you can enter in the Gingerbread House Contest with a Twist. (To register for the contest, come the store before Saturday, November 27, and fill out the form.)

Kleines Fachwerkhaus (small German-style house)

Created by Jena

Licorice used:

Christmas house

Created by Erin

Licorice used:

Close-up of Christmas House

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Cordial Quartet from Koppers Chocolate Makes Great Gift or Holiday Sampler

Just in time for the Holidays: A quartet of gourmet chocolates in a sampler container. Weighing in at a little over a pound, this sampler contains four of the most popular cordials made by Koppers Chocolate. If you're looking for gourmet candy to give as a gift or share with guests during the Holidays, you'll love the Cordial Quartet, available from Licorice International.

The sampler comes with the following flavors:

  • Cappuccino: Coffee flavored liquid centers dipped into a creamy white couveture. The coffee taste will please coffee lovers, but won't overwhelm those who don't care for coffee.
  • Sambuca: Dark chocolate surrounds a surprise anise-flavored center.
  • Creme Brulee: Vanilla and burned sugar flavors remind you of creme brulee dessert.
  • Amaretto: Dark chocolate surrounds a surprise burst of amaretto flavored liquid.

Taste one and you'll be hooked.

Click here to order.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Licorice Ladies Featured on Lance's Journal on Channel 10/11

Are you lover of licorice? If so, you know just how hard it is to find the good stuff. But the encouraging news is, the largest selection of licorice in the United States can be found in Lincoln's Historic Haymarket.

That's how "Lance's Journal" on Lincoln's channel 10/11 started last night. Lance featured Ardith and Elizabeth, "The Licorice Ladies" in Lincoln, Nebraska. Watch the video here

Monday, November 8, 2010

Veteran's Day: Encourage the Troops Overseas with a Gift of Licorice

Veteran's Day is coming November 11th. Say "Thanks" to the men and women who are serving in our country. Send a box of licorice twists to your loved one, or we can select from our list of chaplains and mail a package with your personal message of encouragement.

There's nothing like something sweet to brighten the soldiers' day and let them know you're thinking of them. Recently we received this note from the mother of a solder:

My son just got his box of licorice, which was sent to him in Afghanistan. He said his Platoon is having fun tasting all the different flavors.Thanks again for sending the packages to the troops. You guys are awesome....

For just $35 you can send an 8-pound box of licorice to the troops, or you can send a 12-pound box for only $50. Click here for more information.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Gingerbread House Contest with a Twist from Licorice International in Lincoln, Nebraska

Photo by Sugar Daze (

Molasses, ginger, flour, baking soda and candy from Licorice International are a few of the ingredients you’ll need for the first ever Licorice International Gingerbread House Contest. Licorice International gift cards will be awarded to first ($50), second ($25), and third ($15) place winners.  A “People’s Choice” prize will also be awarded ($25). There is no registration fee; however, you must register by November 27th.

The rules are simple:

  • Everything (except the base) must be edible.
  • Three (3) different types of candy from Licorice International must be incorporated into the design.
  • Entries cannot be larger than 10 inches deep and 15 inches wide. Height is limited to 13 inches. 
  • Entries will be judged on creativity and craftsmanship. 
  • Entries must be personally delivered (not shipped) to Licorice International by Monday, December 6th.
  • Winners will be announced on Friday, December 17th and entries may be picked up any time after that.

Please register by Saturday, November 27th at Licorice International, 803 Q Street, Suite 300, Lincoln, NE 68508. For more information call (402) 488.2230 or email

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Free Kookaburra Licorice with your order from Licorice International

During November, you can receive a free sample pack of (4) Kookaburra favorites from Licorice International: Black Licorice, Strawberry,  Mango and Green Apple Twists. Kookaburra licorice is made in Australia, using a special heating and cooling process that gives it an extremely soft texture. The Black Licorice flavor uses real licorice extract for an outstanding flavor, and the Strawberry, Mango and Green Apple Twists have authentic fruit flavors.

Place an online order of any size at Licorice International by November 30th, and the sample package will be sent to the same location as the order. If you send a gift, the gift recipient receives the sample package.

Sample packages are shipped to the same location as the order. If you send a gift, the gift recipient receives the sample package. Offer applies to INTERNET AND PHONE ORDERS ONLY. Does not apply to shop purchases.

Click here to order now. Treat yourself to the world's best licorice. (Makes great gifts too.)