Taveners Liquorice Comfits – Traditional English Liquorice Sweets
Taveners Liquorice Comfits – Traditional English Liquorice Sweets
Taveners Liquorice Comfits – Traditional English Liquorice Sweets
Taveners Liquorice Comfits – Traditional English Liquorice Sweets
Taveners Liquorice Comfits – Traditional English Liquorice Sweets

Taveners Liquorice Comfits – Traditional English Liquorice Sweets

  • Spend £20 for free UK Delivery
  • Free gift message option
  • Same day dispatch
Regular price£4.49
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Product Description

Taveners Liquorice Comfits – traditional English liquorice sweets as created by Pascalls sweets (Established in 1866 and now part of Taverners).

These comfits consist of mild sweet liquorice covered by a colourful crispy sugar coating and flavoured with anise. Like torpedoes but smaller.

No artificial colours or flavours. Vegetarian & dairy-free.

About Taveners

Taveners was established in 1904 by William Henry Tavener. Taveners are famous for iconic and traditional sweets such as Liquorice Allsorts, Coconut Mushrooms, Wine Gums and Jelly Babies. They have factories in the sweet manufacturing capital of the UK (Pontifract) and through acquisition, make one of the earliest surviving Pontefract cakes after taking ownership of Wilkinsons of Pontefract. They form part of a larger group of companies that includes Barratt (Which at one point was owned by Bassett’s!)


WHEAT flour (WHEAT flour, calcium carbonate, iron, niacin, thiamin), sugar, treacle, dextrose, glucose syrup, modified tapioca starch, colours( curcumin, anthocyanins, mixed carotenes), glazing agents (shellac, carnauba wax) liquorice extract, plant concentrates (safflower extract, spirulina), aniseed oil.

Please note that all ingredients information is as provided by the manufacturer. Allergy Information is in bold.


Typical values per 100g.

Energy 1522 kJ / 358 kcal
Fat 0.6g
    of which saturates 0.2g
Carbohydrate 84.2g
    of which sugars 56.9g
Fibre 1.1g
Protein 3.8g
Salt 0.1g


Dietary & Lifestyle

Is your 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!

Free shipping

Free UK Delivery when you spend £20 (After discounts applied). 

For international orders and sub £20 UK orders we never charge excessive amounts for postage and packaging. Our P&P charges are made up of the Royal Mail charge for the service plus a small contribution towards the packaging materials, plus VAT, which we are legally obliged to charge.

Same Day Dispatch

We aim to ship all items as soon as payment is cleared. This means that items ordered and paid for by 12 noon (UK time) Monday-Friday are dispatched on the same day. Items ordered and paid for after 12 noon or over the weekend are sent on the next working day.

Standard / Free UK Delivery

As standard, we ship using Royal Mail 48 (Second class) recorded delivery service which is a 2-3 working day service (approximately).

Please be aware that delivery to certain UK postcodes will take longer due to their remote locations. We cannot be held responsible for delays as a result of sending to these destinations. 

Express UK Delivery - DHL

Upgraded delivery via DHL Express is available to delivery addresses in England & Wales and offers a next business day service.

Express UK Delivery - Royal Mail

Further UK destinations are available for express delivery via Royal Mail Special delivery. This offers next business day delivery to UK mainland but has the following limitations for some harder to reach areas.

Royal Mail delivers within two working days by 5.30pm to the following postcodes areas:

PA60 - 75, 78
ZE2, 3

Royal Mail delivers within three working days by 5.30pm to the following postcode areas:

KW16 - non Town
PH30, 41 - 44

International Delivery

International shipping costs are calculated at the point of sale and depend on location, total shipping weight (Including the packaging) and the best pricing we can obtain from our shipping partners. We currently ship to Europe, the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Due to currently prohibitive shipping costs over 2kg, this is currently the maximum shipping weight we will accept at point of sale (Including the weight of all shipping materials)

If you want us to ship to a destination country other than these (and the UK),  please just get in touch we will see what we can do to help.  

International Taxes & Importation Fees

British VAT (at 20%) is not charged on any purchases with delivery destinations outside of the UK.

Additional VAT, duties, tariffs and customs clearance fees may be due at the destination country to enable customs release and delivery.

If you order Products from our site for delivery outside the UK, they may be subject to import duties and taxes which are levied when the delivery reaches the specified destination. You will be responsible for payment of any such import duties, taxes (Such as VAT) and customs clearance fees. Please note that we have no control over these charges and cannot predict their amount. Please contact your local customs office for further information before placing your order.

Additional payments may need to be paid to the relevant authorities at the country of destination, including VAT, duties, tariffs and customs clearance fees.

Please note that we are legally required to declare the correct value & country of origin of all products as this is used to calculate the tax and any tariff duty due.


We ship all of our liquorice in boxes to ensure it arrives undamaged and in pristine condition upon arrival. Wherever possible, our liquorice is shipped in letterbox friendly packaging. 


Use collapsible tabs for more detailed information that will help customers make a purchasing decision.

Ex: Shipping and return policies, size guides, and other common questions.

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 liquorice itself comes in variety of packaging, depending on supplier. Once you have finished enjoying your liquorice, please dispose of it in an appropriate way, following any recycling guidance listed on the packaging.

To minimise potentially unnecessary paperwork, we don’t include an invoice/receipt with the delivery but a link to a printable copy can be found on your order confirmation email. 

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Customer Reviews

Based on 7 reviews

Tasty, but the sugar coating is very thick for the amount of liquorice. Not sure I would buy again

Amy L.

These were amazing, she’ll not too hard and just the right amount of liquorice. Will definitely buy again!!

Maisie P.
Perfect Christmas Present

Bought these as part of a larger purchase for my grandparents. They're going to love them!

Fiona M.
Love Liquorice

Glad to find a site that sells my favourite liquorice things

David G.

Excellent service, prompt and efficient, the liquorice comfits reminded us of our youths

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