Soft eating. What a treat you're in for! These licorice pieces have the most delicate texture. They simply are the best. Enjoy! - R.J. Making the world a better licorice place! We take pride in making New Zealand's favourite licorice. Made from the world's finest natural licorice root. I scour the world to find the finest ingredients to give my soft eating licorice the most delicate taste and texture. Levin, New Zealand. Home of RJ's licorice! Proudly made in Levin, New Zealand from imported and local ingredients. RJ's always has been, and always will be, family owned and operated. Suitable for vegetarians/vegans.