Here are answers to the questions most frequently asked by our consumers.
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A tobacco bit contains approximately 5 mg nicotine. The amount of nicotine released depends on how much you chew the tobacco bit and how long you keep it in your mouth. During one hour use, approximately 2 mg of nicotine on an average are released from an Oliver Twist Tropical bit, for example. Therefore, not all nicotine contained in a tobacco bit is absorbed. Some nicotine will still remain in the tobacco bit after use. See the exact nicotine content per variant here.
This is how to use Oliver Twist tobacco bits:
Yes, Oliver Twist tobacco bits contain nicotine. Oliver Twist tobacco bit are made from tobacco leaves. We do not manipulate the nicotine quantity. The quantity found in the natural tobacco leaf is the quantity you find in an Oliver Twist tobacco bit.
Our tobacco bits are added either liquorice or fruit flavor in different flavors. Our assortment package (Trialpack) contains 2-3 tobacco bits of each variant. With it you have the opportunity to test all varieties before buying a whole box. See more here.
When you start using Oliver Twist, you may experience a strong and scratchy sensation down your throat in the beginning. When you use Oliver Twist tobacco bits, the nicotine is absorbed through the mucous membranes of the oral cavity. The scratchy sensation appears because you chew the tobacco bit too much. The more you chew, the more nicotine and flavour is released – and this may cause a burning sensation in your throat.
When you smoke a cigarette, you absorb the nicotine through your lungs. When you use a tobacco bit, the nicotine is absorbed through the mucous membranes of the oral cavity. The main difference between a cigarette and a tobacco bit is that smoke develops tar and carbon monoxide, which is proven harmful to health. Tobacco bits are not lit and therefore do not develop these substances.
If you are used to using Sweden snus or chewing bags, it will take some getting used to Oliver Twist tobacco bits. Our tobacco bits are smaller and the nicotine is released more slowly than from snus and chewing bags. The reason is that our products consist of a whole tobacco leaf, not tobacco granulate/powder.
No, you will not feel a need to spit while using Oliver Twist tobacco bits. An Oliver Twist tobacco bit is about 1 cm long and 0.5 cm thick. It will not cause much saliva.
Do not swallow the tobacco bits as they are made from tobacco leaves. Throw them into the garbage bin after use just as you would with chewing gum. Should you swallow a bit by accident and subsequently feel discomfort, you should seek medical attention.
Yes. An Oliver Twist tobacco bit contains 0.04 gram of sugar on average. By comparison, an ordinary sugar cube contains 2.5 grams of sugar. This means that one cube of sugar contains the same amount of sugar as 60 Oliver Twist tobacco bits.
Oliver Twist chewing tobacco bits are hand-made. They are spun manually from whole tobacco leaves. Tobacco leaves are natural products of varying sizes and thicknesses. We endeavour to make the products uniform, but it still cannot be helped that the sizes of the tobacco bits vary. However, a box will always contain 7 g net.
The ”best before” date is stamped onto all boxes. This makes it easier for you and the retailer to see if the product is fresh. The vacuum packages with tobacco bits must feel soft and yield when you squeeze them.
No, Oliver Twist tobacco bits don’t contain tar. Tar develops from the burning of tobacco. Oliver Twist is a smoke-free product.