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May 02, 2014, 14:30 ET
A New Cigar Over 130 Years in the Making, Garcia y Vega 1882 (PRNewsFoto/Garcia Y Vega)

Garcia y Vega Launches 1882, Over 130 Years in the Making

Garcia y Vega today announced the latest entry in mass market rolled leaf cigars, Garcia y Vega 1882.  1882, named for the year Garcia y Vega...

Oct 14, 2013, 12:00 ET
General Snus Debuts New Metal Can.  (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Match)

New Look for General Snus Is Revealed at the NACS* Show

 Swedish Match has unveiled smart, revolutionary new packaging for General, the world's #1 selling snus.  The new look debuted this...

Jul 10, 2013, 08:00 ET
Game(R) Introduces, FoilFresh(R) Red!  (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Match)

Game® Introduces The Newest Mild Offering Of Red

Game by Garcia y Vega proudly announces the latest innovation in cigarillos, FoilFresh® Red! Cigarillo lovers will enjoy the light mild...

Apr 01, 2013, 12:30 ET
Longhorn Mini Tub saves consumers time and money.  (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Match)

Introducing The Longhorn 7.2 Oz. Value Tub

 Longhorn announced today the latest offer for a consumer that saves both time and money, the Longhorn 7.2 oz. value tub.  The launch...

Jan 14, 2013, 13:30 ET
Swedish Match US Sales. (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Match)

New Price Rollback for Longhorn and Timber Wolf Pouches Announced

 Swedish Match announced today that the company is reducing the factory selling price for all Longhorn and Timber Wolf pouches to $.90. ...

Jan 08, 2013, 14:00 ET
White Owl and Game Cigarillos-Setting the Gold Standard.  (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Match)

White Owl® and Game® introduce The New Standard in Cigarillos

 White Owl and Game by Garcia y Vega proudly announce the latest innovation in cigarillos, FoilFresh® Gold!  Cigarillo lovers will...

Jul 16, 2012, 09:30 ET
The Darker Side of Smooth-Game and White Owl Cigarillos.  (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Match)

White Owl® and Game® introduce The Darker Side of Smooth™

 White Owl and Game continue to lead category innovation by expanding their mild flavored cigarillo lines with the introduction of Black...

Jul 04, 2012, 09:00 ET
General Snus Jet/Set/Go! Dallas Winners Jason Moore, Brandon Olds, Bobby Jones and Gustavo Geraldes prepare for take off to Las Vegas.  (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Match)

Jet/Set/Go! With General Snus

 A weekend that began with the fun and excitement of a Maxim Splash Pool Party in Dallas Texas ended with a surprise private jet trip to Las...

Jun 20, 2012, 16:00 ET
General Snus Opens the General's Club.  (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Match)

The Doors Are Open at the General's Club™

 The doors are officially open for the exclusive General's Club, an incredible new on-line, members-only experience from General Snus. ...

May 24, 2012, 15:04 ET
Swedish Match US Sales. (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Match)

Sneak Preview--The General's Club™ Coming Soon

Adult tobacco consumers are being invited to sign up for a very unique opportunity, the exclusive General's Club. The General's Club is an...

May 24, 2012, 15:00 ET
Swedish Match US Sales. (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Match)

Timber Wolf Snuff "Welcomes You To Owensboro, KY"

 Owensboro Kentucky is not just known for barbecue and bluegrass music.  It's the home of Timber Wolf Moist Snuff.  Now...

May 01, 2012, 15:30 ET
Swedish Match Introduces an Industry First!  (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Match)

Swedish Match Introduces an Industry First

Swedish Match has introduced a new standard for pouch snuff, an innovative can, designed with the consumer in mind.  Longhorn, Renegades...

Apr 05, 2012, 14:00 ET
Swedish Match US Sales. (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Match)

Swedish Match Announces Market Expansion for General Snus

 Swedish Match today announced it has expanded into 7 additional US markets with its General brand Swedish snus.  General is the...

Apr 05, 2012, 12:00 ET
Garcia y Vega 1882-130 years in the Making.  (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Match North America)

Garcia y Vega Introduces A New Cigar, 130 Years in the Making

Garcia y Vega today announced the newest contender in Mass Market Rolled Leaf cigars, Garcia y Vega 1882.  Garcia y Vega 1882 will be...

Sep 02, 2011, 11:44 ET
Swedish Match US Sales. (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Match)

Brand New Winners Announced in the Red Man Moist Snuff "Always Fresh" Sweepstakes

Casey Jordan of Pueblo, CO and Nicolas Otzel of Naugatuck, CT are the latest winners in the Red Man Moist Snuff "Always Fresh" sweepstakes....

Jul 08, 2011, 12:30 ET
Three More Chances to Win Red Man Moist Snuff Sweepstakes.  (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Match, Greg Stroube)

Red Man Moist Snuff Announces Newest "Always Fresh" Sweepstakes Winners

Steven Young of Tully, NY is the latest winner in the Red Man Moist Snuff "Always Fresh" sweepstakes.  Young has won the May prize package...

May 09, 2011, 16:00 ET
Red Man Moist Snuff.  (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Match, Greg Stroube)

Red Man Moist Snuff Announces Monthly "Always Fresh" Sweepstakes Winners

Casemiro Ovalle of San Antonio Texas and Robert Badzioch of Buffalo Grove, IL are the first two winners in the Red Man Moist Snuff "Always Fresh"...

Jan 07, 2011, 15:43 ET
Swedish Match US Sales. (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Match)

Going Green With White Owl Sweets!

White Owl announced today a new way to Go Green with the introduction of new White Owl FoilFresh™ Green Sweets Cigarillos.   Sweets...

Jan 07, 2011, 11:59 ET
Swedish Match US Sales. (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Match)

Winner to Explore America's Freshest Frontier

A Rochester NY resident is the winner of the Red Man Moist Snuff Fresh American Experience Sweepstakes.  Michael Van Mennen and a guest have...

Sep 01, 2010, 10:00 ET
Swedish Match US Sales. (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Match)

Red Man Moist Snuff Race-Hardened Gear Winners Announced!

 Thirty-six NASCAR® fans were lucky winners in the Red Man Moist Snuff Race Hardened Gear sweepstakes. Fans could enter to win gear worn...