Of course we only use the best of the best ingredients and only natural colors and flavors. Arabic gum forms the basis of this characteristic, full-bodied licorice. This provides the structure that is as sturdy as it is bite-friendly. Aromatic extracts from the licorice root ensure the rich, incomparable taste of real licorice. Salmiak salt delivers that typical spiciness, which, to my taste, is kept in perfect balance by the addition of glucose-fructose syrup and sugar. Finally, purely natural wax provides the Scheepsknopen Drop with a beautiful shine.