Licorice Website Announces Holiday Updates

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Offering gourmet licorice in thirteen different flavors, has made several updates to its inventory and services. Adding two new flavors, free shipping, special discounts, and a licorice blog, the changes are in preparation for the upcoming holidays.

Some customers rave that it's the best tasting licorice in the world. Our licorice makes ideal stocking stuffers or gifts for the holidays., an online retailer of gourmet licorice, has announced several updates for the holiday season including the debut of new and improved black licorice, the addition of piña colada and chocolate flavors, and a new company blog at was launched in May 2008 by Jared Cohen, who personally happened upon this licorice. Cohen was so impressed with the flavor, texture, and overall quality of the licorice twist candy that he decided to sell the product online.

"Once people try this licorice, they just can't get enough of it. Even vendors have trouble keeping this licorice in stock," said Cohen. "Typical grocery store varieties give licorice a bad name. Nothing else compares to our licorice, even the licorice imported from other countries. Our product is substantial and soft; it's what genuine licorice should be."

Preparing for holiday shoppers,'s inventory has been updated to include a "new and improved" version of their Old Fashioned Black licorice line.

"We improved an already great formula. Our black licorice now has better taste and even better texture," Cohen said. "Some customers rave that it's the best tasting licorice in the world. Our licorice makes ideal stocking stuffers or gifts for the holidays."

Another change to is the debut of chocolate and piña colada flavored licorice. With the addition of these flavors, the website currently features a total of thirteen unique flavors. Their licorice flavors span from nontraditional options such as blue raspberry and cinnamon to tried and true favorites such as old fashioned red and old fashioned black.

Discussing its product line and other licorice-related issues, has added an informational blog The blog launched in November 2008; topics will range from the history and evolution of licorice to quality comparisons between licorice brands.

"If licorice connoisseurs are looking for last minute gifts but doubt our 'best' gourmet licorice claims, please read some helpful and informational posts on the new blog," Cohen said. "Once people learn about our licorice, I'm confident they will want to try it for themselves. And once they try it, they will never go back to regular grocery store licorice again."

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About Licorice Candy Twist: was established when founder Jared Cohen purchased some licorice from a trucker's rest stop along highway 1-70 in Ohio. With such an unexpected surprise, Cohen was so impressed with the licorice twist candy that he decided to build and host a website around the gourmet treat. Debuting in May 2008, his website features thirteen flavors of high quality licorice available in single packs or with discount pricing in twelve packs of one flavor, five-pack samplers, or thirteen flavor samplers.

Jared Cohen

iePlexus, Inc.


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