April 7, 2013

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National Licorice Day is April 12!!!

Did you know National Licorice Day is on Friday, April 12? What exactly is National Licorice Day? It’s the day that candy enthusiasts everywhere have full permission to enjoy their favorite licorice.

Below are Five Top Licorice Fun Facts to help get you get ready for the big day:
  1. More than 30,000 tons of Red Vines® are made each year—or more than 400,000 miles of licorice—enough to wrap around the Earth more than 16 times!
  2. In 2011, U.S. licorice sales topped $359 million, a 6.56 percent increase from the year before. It is part of the non-chocolate candy market, which had total sales of $6.87 billion. 
  3. Black licorice is 50 times sweeter than sugar, and derives its botanical name from the Greek words meaning "sweet root." 
  4. Celebrities love Red Vines! Ryan Gosling, Snoop Dogg, Joshua Jackson, Jennette McCurdy and Magic Johnson are all fans of the classic licorice brand. Betty White even credits them with keeping her 91 years young. 
  5. American Licorice Company has been producing in the San Francisco Bay Area for 33 years, and its Union City, Calif., factory values process before automation: The old press that delivers the dough to the first floor is still there, the second floor cook room has large kettles that fill the dough into the old large spiral ovens before being checked for quality and packaged. It also has production facilities in La Porte, Ind.
Red Vines candy has been providing entertainment and enjoyment to the young and young at heart for almost a century!     Red Vines brand is premium quality licorice and continues its old world licorice making practices starting with the same tried and true ingredients from its original recipes!

Did you know Red Vines are kosher and vegan?   Plus they are fat free, no preservatives and very low in sodium!   They are available in Original Red, Black Licorice, Grape, Strawberry and Cherry flavors!

Natural Vines are the premium gourmet soft licorice created for the licorice connoisseur!  It is available in grab and go sizes, which is perfect for National Licorice Day!    They  are all natural tasty indulgences that you can feel good about.  They are made in a nut free factory and are also Kosher, cholesterol free, low fat, low sodium and vegan!
Licorice is my guilty pleasure and I was excited to try out Natural Vines as well as Red Vines. I had no idea Red Vines came in so many flavors.   The kids loved trying them, playing with them... who doesn't love to tie their Red Vines into knots, make shapes and then eat them up!  Natural Vines are definitely a premium licorice and delightful!   I will definitely be buying these in the future!

About American Licorice

An industry leader in manufacturing and marketing candy products, the American Licorice Company is one of the original licorice manufacturers in the US candy industry. Since its establishment in 1914, American Licorice has brought happiness to consumers with their Red Vines®, Snaps®, Sour Punch®, Super Ropes® and Natural Vines® candy. Additional information is available online at www.americanlicorice.com.

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