What is Snus?
Snus is a traditional Swedish smokeless tobacco product processed by cutting ground tobacco leaves, sun-dried, then crushed into powder. It's then heated for 24 to 36 hours at 100 °C temperature in a process called pasteurization. Finally, it is packaged and chilled.
Snus is available loose or portioned (in pouches resembling tiny tea bags) and consumed by placing the pouch or a pinch between the gum and upper lip.
- The convenient, smokeless pouches are spit-free and discreet. You can carry it anywhere and use it anytime without disturbing your activities or people around you. Restaurants, airplanes, the gym,...anywhere.
- It also comes it a variety of flavors, textures, and strengths to suit everyone's needs.
- Its packaging is more fashionable than cigarette packs.
- It is, of course, far less harmful than smoking cigarettes and widely known to help quit smoking.
Snus vs. Nicotine Pouches
With tobacco, contains a taste of tobacco and smoke aroma.
Tobacco-free or 'nicotine pouch' is a blend of herbs and flavors to create a tasty experience similar to using regular snus with tobacco. The nicotine is extracted from the Nicotiana tabacum plant and crystalized into nicotine salt, but the plant itself is not used.
Types of Snus
Original Portion is more moistened, offers bolder flavours & a faster release.
White Portion is dryer on the surface, offers less drip, a milder longer-lasting flavor release that can last up to 1-1.30 hours.
White Slim Portion is white portion snus in a slimmer and longer form, making it more convenient to use.
Loose is a moistened, finely ground tobacco, where you make portions with your fingers to put under your lip. It is the basis of traditional Swedish snus. It has a much deeper, richer, and more full-bodied flavor and taste.