Amarelli Liquorice is exquisite pure hard liquorice chunks that reflect the finest quality of Italian confectionery tradition. Presented in a handy vintage tin – the liquorice is made from pure root extract, with no sugar, sweeteners or additives. 100% gluten-free. Amarelli liquorice is famous and loved for its multiple therapeutic properties. It works as an anti-inflammatory and emollient helpful for coughing and sore throats.
The most famous Italian licorice in the world stands only for Amarelli. Pure licorice is for consumers who love natural licorice. Amarelli licorice is packaged in practical tin and paper boxes, with a sophisticated and slightly retro design.
A history inside the history that finds its real and metaphorical origins in the wonderful Region of Calabria. A very interesting story, the Amarelli’s one, that started at the beginning of the XI century and continued during the centuries among crusades, literary commitment and agriculture in their large landed estates.
Old records testify that Amarelli’s Family was interested in the roots of a particular plant that grew wild along its wide latifundia since the sixteenth century. Its name was liquorice, scientifically called glycyrrhiza glabra, which means “sweet root”.
In 1731 Amarelli’s established a “concio” one of the first pre-industrial organization in order to extract the juice of this beneficial plant. So, shiny, black liquorice was born for everyone who enjoyed eating a very natural product.
After three centuries the Amarelli Company – member of “Les Hénokiens” a prestigious association that consists of the forty family-owned companies all over the world that are two hundred years old at least – still produces, with exclusive working methods, very high-quality liquorice which can be eaten pure.