The background of Licorice

29 September 2014 | Permalink

How many different species of licorice do you think there are in the world?

  • The liquorice plant is a perennial herb belonging to the pea family.
  • The word ‘Liquorice’ comes from the Greek meaning of ‘Sweet Root’.
  • There are 20 different species that grow in Europe and Asia, Australia, England and North and South America.
  • England is home to wild liquorice also known as rest-harrow or cammock