30,000 tons of drop (licorie) is eaten every year in the Netherlands.

15 Apr 2010

The Dutch eat more drop (licorie) than any other nation in the world - about 30,000 tons every year.

It’s made from the extract of the licorice root, thickened with starches, sweetened with glucose and honey and flavoured with menthol, anise and eucalyptus.

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