November 7, 2015

Licorice Festival – Lakritsifestivaalit

14.-15.11.2015 at Wanha Satama

The heavenly black treats from Finland

Finns just love licorice and the notorious salty licorice. Foreigners have a love – hate relationship especially with the salty one. Licorice festival surprisingly originating from Sweden is here for the second time on 14th and 15th November. The festival includes plenty of different licorice and sweets brands as well as theme related clothes and accessories. This is a must visit for all licorice lovers.

Sweetheart candy shop is the only local Helsinki based company at the festival. Major Finnish brands are present at the festival such as Fazer, Halva, Brunberg and Panda. There are also interesting smaller Finnish brands such as Fudge Love, Haganol, Kouvolan Lakritsi, Namitupa and Makulaku. Haganol is one of the most legendary ones coming from Lahti. They are especially known for their “Pharmacy Licorice”. Of course some foreign quality brands are at the festival as well.

#haganol

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The festival features a licorice exhibition including some history of the black gold. The artistic minded visitors have a chance to sculpt their own licorice and the best one will be awarded with a prize. Ever thought of combining licorice and wine? If not this is your time. There will be a licorice and wine tasting on Saturday 1pm and 4pm. Reserve your spotĀ here for 15 EUR each. Enjoy the weekend!

LAKRITSI- JA SALMIAKKIFESTIVAALIT – LICORICE FESTIVAL
Story:
Passionate about licorice
Location:
Wanha Satama, Pikku Satamakatu 3-5, 00161 Helsinki
Open:
Sat 10-18 and Sun 11-17
lakritsifestivaalit.com
@lakritsifestivaalit #lakritsifestivaalit

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