When your lip and gum are sore from snus This is something that every snus user have experienced sometime. Your lip and gum feel sore and the snus sting and your lip may become calloused and wrinkly. But there are ways to mitigate and heal your lip and gum. Here you can read about some of the reasons and what you can do to prevent it in the future. [Read More]
The history of Swedish snus from Columbus to today
Columbus got the tobacco plant as a gift, in Sweden it was grown all over the country and when the EU wanted to ban the Swedish moist snus it became rebellion. Learn about the journey from a tobacco plant to your snus can.
Columbus in the West Indies 1492 On his first journey to find India, the Italian explorer Christopher Columbus under the auspice of the Catholic monarchs of Spain found the tobacco plant in Haiti and brought it back to Europe. The French ambassador in Lisbon The French ambassador in Lisbon Portugal, Jean Nicot, served from 1559 to 1561 under the king Henry II. When Nicot returned to France from Lisbon he brought tobacco plants. [Read More]
Kronobergers hoard snus on Florida's coast during the hurricane Dorian
What is worst? Being hit by the hurricane Dorian or trapped inside without snus? This is a translation of an article published by Swedish Radio about a swede living in Florida during the hurricane Dorian.
I read an article published by the Swedish Radio on 3 September. It is relating to snus and the hurricane Dorian. The article is about a swede living in Florida and what he had to say about the current hurricane Dorian. He’s fear of the hurricane Dorian and the risk of sitting at home without snus. So he stockpiled on snus. You can read my translation of the article and the interview below. [Read More]
The Swedish Snus portion bags revolutionized the smokeless tobacco industry
Loose snus was considered soggy and unfresh. But the brilliant idea to put snus in a tea bag changed all that. With the invention of the portion bag, snus use will never be the same as it once was.
Snus has a long tradition in Sweden dating back to the early 18th-century. It is a grind moist steam-pasteurized tobacco whos predecessor was the dry snuff popular among the aristocrats in France. If you are interested in the transition from snuff to snus, you can read more about what snus is and the history of snus on this site. “Snus deserves a Nobel Prize in medicine” Lars Dahlgren, CEO Swedish Match, quoted in an article in Dagens Industri 2018-04-04 [Read More]
General Kardus 2016 from Swedish Match launched
General Kardus Fäviken 2016 is the result of the cooperation between Swedish Match and the award-winning star chef Magnus Nilsson from Fäviken Magasinet. General celebrates its 150th anniversary 2016.
General Kardus 2016 from Swedish Match launched General Kardus Fäviken 2016 is the result of the cooperation between Swedish Match and the award-winning star chef Magnus Nilsson from Fäviken Magasinet. General celebrates it’s 150th anniversary 2016 is the year 2016 is the year when Scandinavia’s largest snus brand, General, celebrates it’s 150th anniversary. 150 years later General Kardus Fäviken 2016 is the food creator Magnus Nilsson’s interpretation of General snus, originally created by the perfectionist Johan A Boman in 1866. [Read More]
Swedish Match got Green light for snus in USA
Now it’s free for Swedish Match to promote Swedish snus in USA as a healthier tobacco product than cigarettes. The company now can sell eight types of portion snus in the country. Swedish Match has received a green light from FDA to sell eight different types of portion packaged snus in the United States.
SM got Green light from FDA Now it’s free for Swedish Match to promote Swedish snus in USA as a healthier tobacco product than cigarettes. The company now can sell eight types of portion snus in the country. Eight types of portions Swedish Match has received a green light from the American Regulatory Authority, FDA, Food and Drug Administration, to sell eight different types of portion packaged snus in the United States. [Read More]