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Licorice Twists

Licorice Twists Licorice Twists are made in many flavors featuring licorice, watermelon, blue raspberry, green apple (shown), cherry, cinnamon, strawberry and chocolate.


Licorice Twists started with Twizzlers made by Y&S Candies, one of the oldest confectionery firms in the United States. The company began in 1845 as Young and Smylie, and adopted Y&S as its trademark in 1870. The brand was acquired by Hershey Foods in 1977. Today licorice twists come in many flavors.