Snus is not just snus. It has to be good quality for you to enjoy it to the fullest. Snus has been available in the Swedish market for decades as the original producers, and various companies have been competing to make the best brands. A good quality brand is made using carefully selected tobacco, water, salts, flavours and aromatic substances. Top quality snus is made with only accepted food ingredients such as plants that are grown for food processing. Besides the ingredients, it has to be tested and regulated by food legislation for it to be labelled safe for human consumption.
Water is important in snus production as it gives it texture. Some salt is added to it to enhance its flavour and also act as a preservative so that it can stay on the shelves longer. Manufacturers also add tobacco to it which contains nicotine that gives it a unique flavor and aroma. Most of the time, you will notice good quality snus is soft and moist, thanks to humectants. This substance prevents drying and bacteria attack on snus. You will notice that snus has a balanced PH level due to the PH stabilizer used. It also tends to be sweet due to the sweeteners added.
Apart from the ingredients used, quality snus has to be packed in small pouches that fit well under your lips. The snus should be pleasant to your mouth with regard to taste, smoothness and aroma. A good quality brand is also well packed in a well labelled can that you can identify the manufacturer and date of production. it should also be legalised by the board of the food and sold in legalised stores. You can buy quality snus from various stores in the European Union and can enjoy letting it sit under your lip at the office, cafe or even in the comfort of your home.