Swedish snus

General snus the most popular snus in Sweden



Experiments are also on with Swedish snus. Various new variants crop up every other day and are put into the market. Sales have been going up for Swedish snus. With an increasing popularity of Swedish snus and with the growth in the world demand for Swedish snus, the sales have been pretty good. Swedish snus is the best available. It is considered to be of the highest quality available. It is highly in demand and is very easily available too. There are numerous well-known Swedish snus that provide the best snus to the world.

General Onyx Carbone Edition

General Onyx Carbone Edition
A very limited edition of General Onyx, launched in November 2008. Only 1000 cans world wide.

After a check inside the online world, you will see that most online stores will claim that they provide Swedish snus. Beware, because there is a lot of fake stores out there. Sometimes by mentioning Swedish snus, they might give you The difference between American-sold oral tobacco and Sweden made snus is simple. The American variety is fermented before sold and used, whereas in the case of the Swedish snus, the preparation does not include fermentation. Reviews of snus are availible online. The fresher the snus, the better the variety. General snus is the most popular snus in Sweden.

Portioned Swedish snus

Swedish snus can be procured in two different varieties. Both are quite easily available in the market. One is the original Swedish snus or the loose variety. Original snus needs to be prepared before use. It just comes in the form of a moist powder. The other is the portioned Swedish snus. Portioned Swedish snus is put in paper packets. It is somewhat like a tea bag. Though professionals would prefer to handle loose snus, the original, it is considered easier to handle the portioned ones. The latter though, is available in smaller quantities than the original Swedish snus. More info about snus deliveries.

Snus comes in tins. In previous years, the containers used to be made of gold or silver. They used to be available in containers made of wood and porcelain too. But now the Swedish snus you will buy will come in a container made of plastic or made of compressed paper tins. It is loose snus that is generally sold in compressed paper tins with plastic lids. Where it comes in packs of 45g, portioned snus usually comes in plastic tins of 24g. The price for 50g of Swedish snus is around €7.50 in Norway and €3-€4 in Sweden. The price difference is because of the difference in the tax structure, which is higher than the Sweden.

The laws, rules and regulation for buying and selling Swedish snus are the same that concern other tobacco-based products such as cigarettes. There is a definite age bar and tax process. There are even restrictions to the shipments. Swedish snus stores are unable to provide snus anywhere and everywhere in the world because of this.

Swedish Snus

The specialty of Swedish snus is in the way it is prepared. Air-dried tobacco is procured from all over the world. After carefully choosing the best of the world tobacco, the ground tobacco is mixed with water, sodium carbonate, salt, and aroma. The snus is finally prepared by heating the mixture. It is generally made with the use of steam. Moist Swedish snus contains a lot of water in it. It accounts to nearly 50% of its composition. Studies have shown that on an average, the use of snus in Sweden is nearly 800 grams, which is around 16 units per person every year. 12% of the population in Sweden uses snus, which are 1.1 million people in Sweden. The most popular snus is the General snus.

General Snus is an innovation of Sweden. The government there has been working very hard to test the product from the last many years. They have found out that there are no major health hazards with the product. Doctors in other regions say that being tobacco, and containing high amount of nicotine, it is a serious health risk. Swedish snus is considered to be a cure to smoking. Case studies and personal accounts of many people have shown that it is true. When indoor smoking was banned in Norway in June 2004, the sale of Swedish snus had gone up considerably. It was even true when the same thing happened in Sweden in June 2005. After all this preference change from cigarettes to Swedish snus, the total production of Swedish snus mainly in the Scandinavian market has been in excess of 300 million units per year.