Licorice roots aka Regaliz or réglisse, are one by one selected and cut by machine having consistent edges. This is one of the most premium grades of licorice root. The length varies between 2.5 to 3.5 inches. The main constituents are Glycyrrhizin, sugar, starch, gum, protein, fat, glabredin, resin, asparagines, tannin and volatile oil.
These are unpeeled licorice sticks measuring 7 inches and above in length. The tips are yellow and the barks are intact. Few of its common names are lékořice, mulethi, jethimad, lakrids, Lagrits, lakritsi, Süßholz, édesgyökér, liquirizia, lakrica, lakris, lukrecja, alcaçuz, sladkého drievka, meyankökü, cam thảo, zoethout, édesgyökér, lakkrís, akar manis, Licorais, saldymedis, akar manis, lemn dulce, sladkega.
The sticks are peeled to remove the barks. This one is a specialized format used in producing functional ingredients. Its major use in is food industry for its high AG content.