Company started in 1914 in Chicago.
March 26, 2014
It’s been 100 years since American Licorice Co. first began doing business in a rented space on W. Jackson Blvd. in Chicago in 1914.Read More
Licorice consumers demand healthier choices and authenticity.
February 19, 2014
As the world grows more obsessed with watching what’s in their food and how much of it they eat, licorice manufacturers are listening, respondingRead More
The company sets out to make its La Porte facility more efficient.
January 30, 2013
American Licorice Co. has announced plans to invest $10 million in the expansion of its La Porte, Ind. manufacturing facility.
The Bend, Ore.-based candy maker plans to equip and renovate its 285,000 square-foot facility. The expansion, which will include the installation of a licorice production line and the addition of a rail spur so the company can receive ingredients by rail, is expected to be completed by 2015.Read More
The Foreign Candy Co., Inc., Hull, Iowa
November 20, 2012
Rips has introduced two new treats to the licorice section.
Company hopes it will help expansion into Eastern Europe.
November 14, 2012
Included in the price for Raisio, which operates Big Bear Confectionery in the UK, is a new capital investment of €2.3 million in fruit-licorice capability.Read More
Tony Quinn hopes to launch new products, build a new factory, expand market share
October 10, 2012
Tony Quinn hopes to launch new products, build a new factory, expand market shareRead More
Australian company to close remaining retail stores, layoff 418 employees
September 5, 2012
Australian icon to close retail stores, but at least for now, Darrell Lea, will still sell its products through other channels.Read More
Tennis star creates a line that satisfies the sweet tooth
August 29, 2012
“From the moment she heard the idea, she fell in love with it,” he says. “She has got an incredible sweet tooth and her eyes lit up, like a little kid opening a Christmas present.”Read More
Recall follows similar one by Lucky Country.
August 23, 2012
For the second time this month, a licorice company is voluntarily recalling product that potentially had too much lead.
Aussie Style Soft Gourmet Black Licorice with Natural Ingredients pulled
August 15, 2012
The Lincolnton, N.C.-based company has recalled Lot A3057 of Lucky Country Aussie Style Soft Gourmet Black Licorice with Natural Ingredients from Costco and Smart & FInal stores in California, Arizona, and Utah.Read More