17 Iconic Finnish Snacks You Need In Your Mouth Right Now

They sound weird but taste amazing.

1. Salmiakki.

Why You Should Try It: If you like your liqourice strong, you’ll love salmiakki. It’s flavoured with ammonium chloride to make it salty. Delicious.

2. Tupla.

Why You Should Try It: Firstly, it’s a milk chocolate bar that’s filled with nougat and coated with almonds. Secondly, you get two in every pack. Win, win.

3. Tyrkisk Peber.

Why You Should Try It: If you enjoy salmiakki, this is what you’ll graduate to. It’s liquorice candy filled with ammonium chloride and pepper. Yum.

4. Dumle.

Why You Should Try It: A Finnish childhood staple, these chocolate coated toffees are just the right amount of sticky.

5. Fazerin Sininen.

Why You Should Try It: It’s practically a part of the Finnish identity and hands down the best milk chocolate you’ll ever taste.

6. Marianne.

Why You Should Try It: They’ve very usual. Marianne sweets are sweet peppermint shells with milk chocolate in the centre.

7. Ruis Sipsi.

Why You Should Try It: Because they’re rye crisps and that’s incredible.

8. Jim.

Why You Should Try It: It may just look like an average chocolate bar, but it’s actually marmalade foam covered in chocolate, which is genius.

9. Pihlaja.

Why You Should Try It: They’re rowan berry flavoured marmalade sweets. Why wouldn’t you?

10. Muumi Kuviokeksit.

 

Why You Should Try It: Finns aren’t big on biscuits, but they do shape them like Moomins. Amazing.

11. Geisha.

Why You Should Try It: Because they’re probably the most delicious chocolates ever made. They’re milk chocolate bites filled with hazelnut. Yummmmm.

12. Kipparin Piippu.

Why You Should Try It: It’s traditional Finnish liquorice, but it’s shaped like a pipe. So you can pretend to smoke it.

13. Lemon lakritsi.

Why You Should Try It: It’s delicious Finnish liquorice filled with lemon fondant.

14. Carneval keksit.

Why You Should Try It: They’re boring biscuits, but they come in exciting colours and have pictures of love, an archer, a ballerina and a ship on the backs of them.

15. Terva Leijona.

Why You Should Try It: Another variety of strong Finnish liquorice, but this one’s flavoured with tar. You can also get it with juniper berries, lemon, cloudberries, lingonberries and pine needles.

16. Wiener Nougat.

Why You Should Try It: YUMMMMMM. They’re individually wrapped chocolate pralines with a nougat filling. Delicious.

17. Pantteri.

Why You Should Try It: They’re sugar-coated liquorice gum drops and they’re gorgeous.

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