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Liz the Licorice Lover Nov 12, 2002 02:19 PM

I am a HUGE fan of Bassets Licorice Allsorts, a British candy staple that is both difficult to find in the US, and normally stale when procured. I have been able to locate this candy at Myers of Keswick, and was pleased with the quality but not with the price. I was wondering if you are aware of any grocery stores/candy stores where they can be procured, or of any reliable online "British Products" retailers?

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    epicure-us Nov 13, 2002 06:30 PM

    they were very fresh at economy candy on the LES a little over a month ago. i don't remember the price though i'm sure it was good. they're pretty available in new york -- in bulk though, not boxed.

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      christina z Nov 12, 2002 06:59 PM

      Believe it or not I purchased them from CVS sometime within the past year. Not sure they still carry them (and CVS is a pain-in-the neck place to shop) but it's worth a try.

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        tigerwoman Nov 12, 2002 05:16 PM

        don;t know if they carry what you want, but check out this british food site - they ship all over the world

        Link: http://www.britdepot.com

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