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Where can I buy salty ( or even better-double salted) black licorice?

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jnredsie Oct 14, 2013 08:29 AM

Have only found at one or two SF candy stores but not a very good selection. Any suggestions?

  1. Windy Oct 14, 2013 10:20 PM

    Both Miette on Octavia and Candy Store off Polk have good licorice selections, plus you can taste to find one you really like.

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      grocer5771 Oct 14, 2013 07:03 PM

      Heads up on black licorice a new law in CA . A rep told me no no more organic black licorice due to country of origin issue.Also no more organic ginger due due to same.

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        sundeck sue Oct 14, 2013 11:44 AM

        I'm pretty sure (not 100%, so you should phone first) Fiona's Sweet Shop has it.

        http://www.fionassweetshoppe.com

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          jnredsie Oct 14, 2013 09:37 AM

          GREAT! Will check these out.

          1. SFextra_sour Oct 14, 2013 09:28 AM

            Gourmet Haus Staudt http://www.gourmethausstaudt.com in RWC throws a lateral in some ways (Austrian, Dutch) & has several brands of Dutch packaged liquorice, in addition to loose bags of the good stuff packaged by weight ($6.35/lb).

            Or: it's roadtrip time . . .
            http://cottageofsweets.com
            HTH!

            1. Steve Green Oct 14, 2013 09:27 AM

              I think Cost Plus has it.

              1. IPAforBreakfast Oct 14, 2013 08:39 AM

                I've been able to find some at Powell's Candy in Berkeley
                3206 College Avenue Berkeley, Ca 94705

                Molly Stones usually has some too.

                I adore salty licorice. Someone brought me a chocolate bar from Europe that had little salty lilcorice nibs in it....delicious!

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