A film about the cultivation and processing of licorice root (licorice root) in the USSR. Licorice plantations. Doctor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Drug Technology of the Pyatigorsk Pharmaceutical Institute I.A.Muravyov gives interviews (synchronously). Institute laboratories. Interview with the general director of the All-Union agro-industrial association "Soyuzlakritsa". Collection of licorice root and processing processes in the shops of the Soyuzlakritsa association. The products of the association. V.S. Pavlova, director of the experimental station A. Ataev, early. extract workshop R. Ishankulov talk (sinhr.) about licorice.