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Alternatives to Chewing Tobacco

Tired of traditional chewing tobacco? Not a problem! Whether you’re looking for something that’s a little less messy, or maybe you’re looking for something tobacco-free, we’ve got plenty of chewing tobacco alternatives. Read this article to find the chewing tobacco alternative that fits you the best.

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Grizzly or Copenhagen, that is the question. While both brands offer premium smokeless tobacco products, most consumers do have a favorite between the two—and there’s usually a good explanation for that. Whether it’s the price, taste or even texture, these 100% American-made brands continue to dominate the smokeless tobacco industry year after year.


This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the marketing of four flavored oral tobacco products. While these products are no longer on the market, this is an important step forward for American consumers of tobacco harm reduction products like tobacco and nicotine pouches.


Chad "Snubie" Jones gives you his ten favorite dip products. 

While there are tons of tobacco-free nicotine pouch options to choose from, we’re sharing the best nicotine pouches brands according to our very own website, northerner.com.

The long and complex history of snus dates back to 2,000 years BC, a 4,000 year-long snus journey which began in Central America.


There are a variety of different snus types—from traditional loose snus with intense and powerful character that you bake yourself, to modern and bright All White portions with no tobacco.

Smokeless tobaccos like dip, snus and nasal snuff have been a popular alternative to cigarettes for a long time. In the following article we will give an introduction and briefly explain the differences between these forms of tobacco.


Traditional Swedish snus contains about 0,8–2% nicotine with a pH-level of about 8,5. But there are products with both higher and lower levels of nicotine, as well as completely nicotine-free products.


The Snus World Championship is a yearly competition where snus makers across the world compete in making the best Swedish style snus. 

While nicotine pouches are all the rage right now, and snus certainly shares the spotlight in the US, Chad "Snubie" Jones feels there is something missing for dippers who are looking to make the switch to tobacco-free products. 

Want to learn more about Swedish snus? Whether you’re interested in its history, how it’s produced, how it’s used, or even just general questions, you’re in the right place. Here you’ll find everything you need to know about the product. Enjoy!


Chad "Snubie" Jones presents his ten favorite Snus products. 

A breakdown of various popular brands, their history, and top products

Chad Jones is the founder of Snubie.com, and has been reviewing snus for the past 12 years. He lives in the Southern United States with his wife and 5 children. 

In addition to the snus itself, there are some tools that can enhance the snus experience.

Chad “Snubie” Jones shares with us his passion for loose snus.

Chad "Snubie" Jones walks us through his first stab at making his own nicotine pouch. 

Chad "Snubie" Jones looks back at the history of the spittoon. 

Learn more about Chad Jones and his journey with Swedish Snus.

Chad “Snubie” Jones takes us through tobacco production-from the seed to the can.

Chad "Snubie" Jones takes a look at the process of tobacco production.

A retrospective on dipping tobacco’s history with Chad “Snubie” Jones.

Chad "Snubie" Jones takes a look at the environmental side of things. Snus manufacturers are starting to take notice of the importance of recycling. 

Chad "Snubie" Jones walks us through the differences between dipping tobacco and chewing tobacco, and clarifies any confusions that may arise when discussing these various formats.

One kind of tobacco which is becoming increasingly more popular on the American market is the dissolvable tobacco. Dissolvable tobacco usually comes in different shapes such as lozenges, sticks or strips.

With humble beginning, Snus is now a worldwide phenomenon and only growing bigger

Chewing tobacco: brands, strengths, types, and usage.

Learn about the history of the Snus can, from 18th century France to modern day.

Find out the perfect pairings from breakfast to dinner, and every activity inbetween

See what the top 5 flavors are based on our sales data and customer reviews.

Don't be fooled, growing your own tobacco is far more difficult that you may have realized.

When you stop using Nicotine you can experience the effects of withdrawal. Find out more here.

Learn about the different types of Snus and how to properly use and enjoy them!

Flavor bans will make it difficult for adult tobacco users to switch to less harmful smoke-free products

Learn everything you need to know before using Nicotine Pouches.

With the increase of smoking bans, across the US and the rest of the world, people are looking for an alternative to classic cigarettes and different varieties of smokeless tobacco. 


Find out about the top events and museums related to tobacco

Learn about the history of Snuff. What it is, where it came from, and how it's changed over the years.

Over one million people in Sweden use snus, but what about the rest of the world?