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.

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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.

Denni Schnapp [1] [1] http://www.flickr.com/dennischnapp/

World's Strangest Movie Theater Snacks

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