What's in Snus?

Difference per Snus

There are many types of Snus variants on the market. In general, most Snus variants go through the same production process. The Snus pouches contain the following components: 



Vegetable food additives are used to maintain the structure of the pouches. Cellulose is a food additive that is used for this purpose. 


Nicotine salts are used as an extract from the tobacco plant. The salts are added to the sachet to provide the desired effects.

PH regulators

PH is the indication of how acidic or basic something is. Tomatoes have a PH value of 4 and hand soap a PH value of 10. Salt is added to the sachets to ensure that the PH value remains the same and does not become base or too acidic. 

Filling material 

Sodium alginate is used to fill the pouches. This makes the bags easier to hold, put in and contain. 


Flavorings are added to the Snus to give a desired taste. This makes many flavors possible, from mint to licorice and from mojito to apple. 


Finally, a sweetener is used to make the taste of Snus more pleasant. Acesulfame-k is used for this. From research by the European Scientific Committee on Food shows that Acesulfame-k has no adverse effect on teeth, making it an excellent choice for Snus.
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