Salmiak/Salty Liquorice

We have handpicked and imported a selection of the finest Salmiak / Salt Liquorice. 

Having extensively taste-tested offerings from many producers, you can be confident that you will be getting the best salty liquorice sweets available in the UK.

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About Salt Liquorice

Salmiak salt gives salty liquorice an astringent, salty taste akin to that of tannins - a characteristic of red wines, which adds both bitterness and astringency to the flavour. Consuming salmiak liquorice can stimulate either a savoury or non-savoury palate and response.

The Netherlands is the largest producer of liquorice sweets in the European Union and where we have sourced most our our salty range. The Dutch love liquorice, eating more than 32 thousand tons per year - much of it "zoute"!

Not sure which Dutch Liquorice to choose? 

We have a few suggestions for you.....

  • For a gentle introduction to the joys of salmiak liquorice, traditional Dutch liquorice Schoolkrijt (Dutch Chalks) are a very popular choice. You get soft sweet Liquorice with a slight Salmiak hint wrapped in a crunchy Peppermint Shell. Alternatively, Limburgse Kat (cats) is sweet with a strong liquorice flavour, a very mild salmiak (Salt) taste and a firm texture.
  • After a primarily salty liquorice? Jujubes are a popular Dutch Black liquorice option. Salmiak Rocks are also extremely popular
  • After Dubbel Zoute? Our personal choice is Zoute Zeesterren (Salty Starfish) - they are soft and very salty
  • If you like Belgian Chocolate and indulgence, any of the Lakrid salted offerings are a great choice. You can't go wrong with Lakrids salted caramel chocolate coated liquorice!.


    Liquorice Gift Boxes

    Is this liquorice a gift? We offer the option to include a personalised gift message with every order, free of charge.

    To include a message, just write what you want included in the note in the gift message section in the shopping basket.

    We will then include a written note in the box with the liquorice sweets (and no receipt!) - it is as simple as that!

    Packaging & Delivery

    Free UK Delivery when you spend £20. International shipping available.

    We send all of our liquorice sweets out in boxes, to ensure they arrive undamaged and in pristine condition on arrival. Wherever possible, our liquorice is shipped in letterbox friendly packaging. 

    The majority of our postal packaging is made from recycled materials and 100% of it is recyclable. Once you have received your liquorice, we encourage you to help us protect the planet by recycling it.

    For freshness, the sweets themselves are wrapped in food-safe vegetable-based plastic which is biodegradable, as are the labels. Once you have finished enjoying your liquorice, please dispose of in the same way as you deal with your waste vegetable matter.

    Our Liquorice Selection Process

    We have extensively taste-tested offerings from a very large number of European liquorice producers and have picked the best liquorice offerings available from them.

    This gives us confidence that if you buy from us, you will be getting the best salty liquorice for sale online in the UK.

    We have tried to cater for all tastes including options for the hardiest salmiak  liquorice fans - "Dubbel Zoute Drop" (double salted liquorice) is always available from Liquorice Heaven.