World's Strangest Movie Theater Snacks

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Denni Schnapp

Forget popcorn—try these authentic treats from around the globe.

Netherlands: Salty Licorice

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The Dutch have the highest per capita licorice consumption in the world—almost four pounds each. And most of that’s likely chewed through at the movies, where drop (that’s the alternate name for Dutch licorice) is a concession staple. The big difference from its stateside cousin? It’s usually salty, with an herbal, palate-cleansing kick.

World's Strangest Movie Theater Snacks

Netherlands: Salty Licorice

The Dutch have the highest per capita licorice consumption in the world—almost four pounds each. And most of that’s likely chewed through at the movies, where drop (that’s the alternate name for Dutch licorice) is a concession staple. The big difference from its stateside cousin? It’s usually salty, with an herbal, palate-cleansing kick.

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