Levi Garrett

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Levi Garrett
Levi garrett logo.png
Product typeChewing tobacco
OwnerReynolds American
Produced byAmerican Snuff Co.
Introduced1974; 47 years ago (1974)

Levi Garrett is a brand of chewing tobacco produced by the American Snuff Company. Levi Garrett has a noticeably sweet flavor, with a larger cut than Red Man, Beechnut, and other brands of loose leaf chewing tobacco.

History[edit]

Race car sponsored by Levi Garrett in 1983

The brand Levi Garrett was introduced on the US market in 1974 by Conwood Corporation of Tennessee (later acquired by Dalfort[1]). By 1981, it was already second in the US chewing tobacco market.[2] Levi Garrett became known for their sponsorship of various teams in the NASCAR Cup Series. Most notably, the Hendrick Motorsports #5 driven by Geoff Bodine and Ricky Rudd.

Flavors and varieties[edit]

  • Levi Garrett Original
  • Levi Garrett Extra
  • Levi Garrett Plug[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Worthy, Ford S. (25 April 1988). "THE PRITZKERS UNVEILING A PRIVATE FAMILY Can you believe it? These billionaires actually like each other. But as Pritzkers proliferate, a worry arises: Can they maintain their striking success -- and keep everyone happy?". Fortune. Retrieved 3 June 2018.
  2. ^ Danto, Jane (1981). "Other Business; FOR PIPE SMOKERS, SOMETHING TO CHEW ON". New York Times. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  3. ^ Company Profile for RAI Archived 2006-08-22 at the Wayback Machine, Reuters; accessed December 24, 2015.