Chicory is a plant of the dandelion family with a strong, deep taproot which is harvested, sanitized, and roasted.
Chicory root is commonly used to make a caffeine-free coffee substitute. It has an earthy, malty-chocolate aroma and a bright acidity. Chicory coffee is a delicious beverage that has a similar flavor to actual coffee, but with less stimulating properties.
Chicory root is also known to support a healthy digestive system.