Larry Waters Reports!

Larry Waters; known by many names including Mr. UNZ

Swedish Snus Ambassador to the United States

 

Monday, 27 June 2016 16:00

Brexit to the EU Snus Ban!

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In a historic referendum on 23 June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union.  The ramifications of Brexit, both the good and the bad, have been the leading discussion topic in the UK, the EU, and around much of the world ever since. 

As a Swedish Snus Ambassador, my first thought was "does this mean Swedish snus is (or will be) legal to purchase in the UK?".  Let's take a look at that.....

Once again, the Swedish government caved to EU interference concerning Swedish snus.  On May 20, 2016 the EU's Tobacco Products Directive was implemented in Swedish legislation, which among other things means new health warnings on snus cans.....  

UPDATE 23 May 2016:  This is the first time the new Super Slim portion was used in a production environment and machine calibration was more challenging than anticipated.

General G.3 Super Slim Strong Mint Portion Snus is now finally available to purchase!

New Tougher Food Product Regulations for Undesirable Substances in Swedish Snus

The Swedish National Food Agency (think FDA in the US) is the authority that issues regulations for snus/chewing tobacco manufacturers in Sweden.

A revised regulation specifying the permitted content of any snus sold on the Swedish market was issued on 11 April 2016, specifying not only which additives may be used, but the permitted maximum levels for certain undesirable substances.....

Snus flavored with spirits is a tradition going back hundreds of years to the beginnings of snus itself.  Farmers in Sweden who made the first snuses for their own use often went beyond the basic tobacco, water, and salt recipe.  It comes as no surprise that wine and spirits were among the different ingredients added to home-made snus.

Mass-marketed Swedish snus flavored with alcoholic beverages have come a long way since Probe Whiskey Portion Snus was launched in 1994.  While Probe has been delisted this year, 2016 will bring forth new snuses flavored with whisky, rum, and bourbon....

BREAKING:  The SnusCENTRAL Intelligence Agency (SnusCIA) has intercepted communications from Swedish Match indicating the delisting of four current snus products.....

General Snus and Mackmyra Whisky create General Mackmyra Whisky SnusSince 2014 Swedish Match and Mackmyra Whisky have been secretly collaborating on a premium whisky snus project; General Mackmyra Whisky Snus.  The release was timed to occur in 2016; the 150th anniversary year of General Snus.

Not a word of General Mackmyra leaked out until December 2015; 5 months prior to its planned release date and 3 months prior to the official product announcement.  Numerous pictures, reviews, and product information spread like a virus throughout social media, much to the chagrin of Swedish Match.  

It seemed there was little more to know about General Mackmyra prior to the official 15 Feb 2016 (GMT+1) product announcement but I'm happy to tell you there is some tasty information left plus some snus trivia which I can finally now share with you....

Tuesday, 12 January 2016 17:39

Updated: Snus Leaks - Loose lips sink snus ships

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UPDATED:  Swedish snus manufacturers and Swedish Match in particular have a problem:  unauthorized information on future product releases leaking all over social media and other sources prior to the official release.....

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