Here is a look at their store setup this year:
Above: a look at some of the kruidnoten flavors they have on sale.
A close up look. Think of flavors like intense orange, disco dip, white chocolate, dark roasted coffee, etc. I bought a bag of the dark roasted coffee flavor. Yum! Of course, kruidnoten are a treat for Sinterklaas (5 December) so they aren’t being sold at the moment.
In other news
- Full text in English of King Willem-Alexander’s 2022 Christmas speech from nltimes.nl
- Bonfires are back on the beaches at Scheveningen and Duindorp from dutchnews.nl. This New Years Eve tradition was banned for two years after the 2018-2019 accident when the wind shifted and sparks rained down on the nearby neighborhoods. And then corona happened, which is a ban of a different sort. But the bonfires are not allowed to be bigger than 10x10x10 meters (33x33x33 feet). Which might sound like a lot, but the 2018-2019 bonfire was 48 meters tall (almost 160 feet).
- Illegal firework seizures top 670 tonnes as New Year festivities near from dutchnews.nl. New Years Eve fireworks were banned for the last two years due to corona, so this will be the first year since 2019 that fireworks are set off again.
- New Year’s Eve in the Netherlands: traditions in Amsterdam and beyond from dutchreview.com.