The controversy came to light when actor and comedian Wilhelm Neto revealed the above post from Danish company Lakrids by Bülow. In the original post, despite the limitations of modern confectionery technology, a Danish researcher claims he was able to combine two sweets to create something entirely new: chocolate-coated licorice. I was.
Wilhelm Neto said he was “all in” to “start the drama” with Denmark and criticized the Danish confectioner: It’s just not possible!
As most people who visit Iceland know, licorice is a mainstay in most sweets, with chocolate-covered licorice being especially loved.
Petr Thor Gunnarsson, Managing Director of Icelandic confectionery Freya, set a record with a statement to Visir.
“These Danes are robbing us of our honor,” he said. “Already in 1984, our product called Draumur was on the market. did.”
The Draumur is one of Freya’s most popular candy bars and consists of two parallel liquorice straws covered in milk chocolate.
Since the release of Draumur, many other liquorice chocolate sweets have been introduced to the Icelandic market.
According to independent research by a reporter for the Iceland Review, Icelandic confectionery required relatively little research and development before reaching the market.