GOTHIATEK® is Swedish Match’s own quality standard for Swedish snus, which we created due to lack of international standards for smokeless tobacco products. The name is trademark protected.
The standard imposes stringent requirements on products and manufacturing aimed at ensuring a high and lasting quality. The standard also means that we have very low content of harmful substances. Read more about GOTHIATEK®.
Swedish snus in accordance with GOTHIATEK® is available in Sweden, Norway, the US, among other markets.
Since there are no research results that prove a connection between snus and cancer, the EU decided to remove the demand for the cancer warning on Swedish snus in 2001.
Swedish snus is manufactured from selected tobacco varieties, various salts, flavoring and moisture-preserving substances. In Sweden, snus is classed as food. Only food-approved ingredients are used in snus and the manufacturing occurs in premises that are hygienically suitable for food production.
Swedish snus includes mainly the following ingredients: