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I purchased a can of long cut and it was so dry it was like saw dust!! I have been trying to contact them and got some ** from India that couldn't speak English. Got disconnected. Called back and now they're sending me a prepaid Visa card for $14. Never dipping Cope again. Switching to Grizzly. Worst customer service and horrible product.
Over the last year or so, I’ve noticed the quality of Cope straight long cut has gone down severely. It’s dry. There’s so many long branch like stems or something now. These things are long, sharp and enough for me to switch to Grizzly. It’s very similar quality to Cope and not 6 bucks a can. Very disappointed as Cope use to be the best a few years back. Very disappointed. It seems elementary for it to be so dry. I’m done with Cope and happy I’m finally switching after this long chewing low quality stuff for expensive. Excited to save a buck and probably chew something better with Grizzly. For those in the same spot, which seems like a ton of people, Grizzly or Longhorn aren’t so expensive but will offer similar quality.
I started dipping Copenhagen in 1980. I could get a can, get a dip out and squeeze juice out of the pinch. It was so fresh I have not been able to do that in a long time. What gives? Your product is so dry now. You can roll it for smoking tobacco. Is this a government idea? Make your products so bad all your loyal customers quit dipping? Along with the price increase from the .47 cents a can I started paying to the 7.50 I have to pay for a can now. I'm sorry but if you can't at least guarantee the freshness (which you used to do) then the government wins. I'll quit dipping.
Updated on 05/02/2019: Sick of the CRAPPY quality of Copenhagen Long Cut Straight, I called them to complain - the phone number is on the can - and they mailed me a prepaid debit card with $35.00 on it. They SWEAR they have not changed the “recipe” ever... I told the gal they must have warehouses full of dry tobacco they are trying to get rid of. She did not comment. I asked to speak to the President of the company or the Manager of Quality Control. They would not put me through. Call them TODAY and ** and get your FREE $35.00 prepaid debit card - they owe that to you.
Original Review: I have been chewing Cope since 1982. That’s 36 years. Several years ago I switched from regular Cope to Cope Long Cut Straight. THE QUALITY IS AT ROCK BOTTOM LIKE NEVER BEFORE. DRY. DRY. DRY. With an expiration date 3 months from now you’d think it would be MOIST (the way it was until the last couple of years). I am sick and tired of giving Copenhagen my hard-earned money for TRASH. Does ANYBODY know of a brand of long cut straight tobacco that’s moist? COPE IS CRAP.
I'm a Canadian that uses Copenhagen snuff. It's 32$ a can. That's 160$ a roll. I understand taxes are high here but if you subtract taxes, you're still charging way too much. 30 cents a gram taxes means 10$ go to tax. So you're charging 22$ a can after taxes subtracted. Why so much?
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I've been chewing Copenhagen Southern Blend since it has come out, as loyal customer and have loved it up until a year ago. It seems that all Copenhagen products have become dry and quality of the cut freshness of the tobacco is very poor. I have read many reviews recently and they are all saying the same thing. Copenhagen is not what it use to be. I will be boycotting Copenhagen overall until they go back to providing good quality fresh smokeless tobacco products. Very disappointed with Copenhagen for a company that has been running for nearly two centuries. You would think that they could keep producing a good product. Copenhagen you have failed!
Obviously this site only publishes the negative responses. I've been using Copenhagen snuff for 44 years. Many post indicate they've been long term users yet only complain about the product. Why would you purchase a product you're not satisfied with for 20 - 40 years? Sure I occasionally get cans that are not as fresh as others. I was disappointed with the new dating process. But that's easy to overcome. My rule is one month before the "sale by" date.
When I started using Copenhagen original it was 55¢. Now (44 years later) it's over $5. I enjoy a can a day and when the price is $10 I'll still be a loyal customer. I would like to see the "made" date return and plastic cans. In 44 years I've never seen a can that wasn't full. I receive coupons in the mail regularly and a birthday gift each year from Copenhagen. I have tried other brands out of curiosity but nothing comes close to Copenhagen snuff. To all the complainers, perhaps Big League gum is the right product for you. Copenhagen is for MEN. If you can't take it stop whining and try bubble gum.
I bought a can of long cut and when I opened the can what was inside was fine cut!!! If someone comes to me and asks for candy apple red paint and I give them cherry red paint, I'm responsible for making it right, apparently Cope doesn't value their customers the same way I do.
I’ve enjoyed Skoal for 38 years and remember when a can was Fifty cents, I can tell you that the US SMOKELESS TOBACCO COMPANIES could give a ** less about you. If you call the customer service people they will give you the runaround. I guess that the CEO has told them not to bother him when he’s on his yacht.
I normally purchase Copenhagen for my husband at least every 5 day (we've been married almost 29yrs). I phoned Copenhagen to see about coupons and promos and because I wasn't the USER they would NOT ASSIST me with ANYTHING after being put on hold and waiting... All I wanted was coupon and promo information. NOT A HAPPY CUSTOMER!!!
I've dipped Copenhagen long cut for 22 years; I go through 8 cans a week roughly, so you do the math. I bought 5 cans at the gas station down the street, and all 5 cans were fine cut. I tried to return them, but the store wouldn't take the cans back. I called the hotline, the guy who "helped" me could barely speak English. It took him 15 minutes to enter my name and address into their system.
When he finally asked "how can I help," I told him what happened, and he just said "man, too bad." He then said that I would have to mail back all 5 cans, and they would eventually refund only a percentage of each can, and only a percentage of what was returned. The whole process was going to take months. I told him how ridiculous that was, that I'd spent 10's of 1,000's of dollars with them, and he didn't give a crap. So I went online and complained. A "supervisor" with the quality control dept called me the next day. I retold the whole story, and she said "sorry that's our policy." I asked her if she was willing to lose my 22 year customer relationship and over $40,000 of product I've purchased over that time, over $34 of bad product. Well, apparently they were. So I'm done. So is the 18 year old summer baseball teams I coach, as well as all their fathers. Well done Copenhagen.
I have been chewing Copenhagen for about 30 Years and I have the same complaint about the product as most of your long term customers. The chew isn’t fresh anymore. I’ve came to notice that the chew you get a somewhat decent can then for the next three batches it becomes dry every week until about the third batch the way you date it now. For all of us that have used your product for any length of time you can tell it’s definitely not as fresh as it used to be. My question is if we are all pretty much complaining of how bad the product is now and you know that we enjoy using it why don’t you try to fix the problem so we can enjoy using it and can continue to buy it and not have to find a different product cause as you can read we all are telling you the same thing. Plus it would really be nice to get you to listen to our complaints and actually get some kind of a response back and see some changes.
I have been a loyal consumer of the product for 40 years... Yes I know it's bad for you, or so the popular media would have us all believe. That's for another post, for now, Copenhagen snuff has slipped downhill so far, I am considering giving up altogether. Recently, June of 2018, the product I have been getting in Michigan has been burning my lip so badly, I can't taste anything let alone the Copenhagen. I read another post indicating they had gotten certain "Hot" cans. This is a first, I have tried others in the past and they have done the same, so I have always resorted back to the original in the cardboard can. So it would seem to me US Smokeless has switched one of the preservatives to a cheaper chemical that is normally covered up with Wintergreen flavoring. If this is what we are all going to expect from their product from now on, I will give up tonight, I have to hope they fix the problem.
Been dipping for about 12 years and about a year ago I had to go to Skoal Straight because my gum kept getting tore up from massive stems. Figured maybe they were having machine issues so I gave them a few months (after I dropped a complaint to them) hoping they would work on it. Recently I've tried to switch back and EVERY SINGLE CAN I've had a large stem pierce my gum and of the same 5 can twice I've had to dig it out like I would a splinter in my finger. Damn near 10 years with ever having that happen and now reading other reviews it seems to be commonplace. I attached a picture of the last one I had to dig out of my gum. I've removed MUCH LARGER ones but luckily I started to search through the cans before I take a pinch out.
I have been buying Copenhagen for 40 years and since the sell by date process has been changed, I haven't had a can of fresh snuff since. Used to have a different date weekly and it was fresh. Now same date for month and is never fresh. 40 years as a long time customer, I would like to know what's going on with their tobacco products going downhill. Looks like from other reviews this is not just in my area. Hope the company will care about its customers enough to address these problems.
I'm writing this review because I just busted open a brand new roll of snuff that is well within its phoney baloney sell by date and I'm so tired of the garbage I'm buying today. I've dipped Copenhagen for 36 years now and today's snuff is a far far cry from what it once was. I used to be able to pinch a nice moist solid slug from the can.
Nowadays they've figured out a way to give us less for more. They've figured out how to make the snuff really airy and spongy. It "appears" to fill most of the can until you try to take a pinch. It then collapses into a pathetic little dry mess that spills over the sides of the can and won't even hold itself together. I have to drop a few drops of water in the can and let it sit for a while and then pour it into my cupped palm to attempt to get a good tight slug.
I'm then left with 1/2 can of loose garbage after my first dip. So they're giving us garbage, charging us more, and we're going through it twice as fast. Sounds like a brilliant plan for them. I'm so tired of looking at this pathetic pile of dirt that was once the best. 36 years and I just bought my first can of Grizzly. The taste is slightly off but it's heavy moist and dense, I don't lose half the can my first dip and it's cheaper. Good riddance. I feel really betrayed.
Been chewing your Copenhagen Wintergreen for 20 years now. Buy a roll or more a week and I sick of 2 inch stems in my chew. I'm about to switch to a different brand if you guys can't do better in your selection of tobacco that goes in your cans. So disappointed in money I spend for poor product. Please fix this.
Copenhagen Smokeless Tobacco recently changed the wrappers on their rolls. There is now a roll which very much resembles the Regular Long Cut. It is in a red can and the only difference is the can has the word "straight" on the top. This type is mint and nowhere on the can or the wrapper does it say mint. With the change to the wrapper I (nor the salesperson) realized we were getting the wrong kind. Couldn't return it and can't chew it. Total waste - very disappointed.
I have never come across a more unprofessional and ILLEGAL company than Copenhagen. Having subscribed to a mailing list over 5 years ago and opting out 4 years ago, Copenhagen somehow decided to start sending me emails again. When I clicked on the unsubscribe button on the bottom of the email it takes me to a page that says "WE'RE SORRY. An error has occurred while processing your request. Please try again later or call 1-866-404-1822". *Notice that the word "occurred" is spelled incorrectly... Not my typo... Theirs.
So, I thought this might be a problem they would fix. Come to find out, 6 months later and it is still giving me this "Error" message. I find it hard to believe the page has been down this long. So, what do I do... I call the number. Here's the best part... I speak with Jermiracle (The name of the customer service rep.) and ask her to kindly remove me from the list. She asks for my name, I give it to her. She tells me there is no one with that name in her system... I said, "Are you sure you spelled it correctly?" She said yes, (she didn't).
Then she proceeds to ask me my previous address, (I have had 6 in the past 5 years), none of them seemed to be correct. I asked to speak with her supervisor Lanesa. Apparently, there is no other way to verify me without this address. So not only did this company add the incorrect address, but they went on to tell me that they are unable to remove my account just with my name and email, that they need a magical address from years ago.
I have learned as of yesterday 2/22/2017 that due to the recall of Copenhagen products they have decided to discontinue the COPE Straight altogether. It was in my opinion a poor decision seeing how I chew a can of it a day and after doing the math is right around 2k a year. After chewing the product every day since it came out in 07 that is right at 20k. I feel upset as a loyal customer and am at a loss of what to chew now. If anyone else chews COPE Straight please comment and call U.S. Smokeless Tobacco and let them know. After talking to Brian Quigley directly (the CEO/President of US Smokeless Tobacco) he said he would need to see more demand for the product. Please call them and express your frustration. Their number is on the ALTRIA group website at the bottom of the page at the CONTACT US tab.
I have been chewing the mint ever since it came to Helena and for the past couple of months I have been going through a log or more a week and I went to get a log today and I was told that there was a recalled on it. I am just wondering when it is going to be back out. I have never had problems with getting dry cans or cans that are half empty. It is just that the mint is my flavor and no other flavor or brand can compare.
Copenhagen wintergreen long cut is the worlds corrupt dip. I spend $5 a can and half of it is missing. The tobacco is also very dry and disgusting and yet these idiots are upping the price and tax. I will never buy another Copenhagen product. I will switch to Longhorn. You might as well chew on some Lipton teabags at least they got flavor. "America is corrupt."
I have been dipping Cope for 40+ years and not only has the quality fallen off sharply but the cans are only half full when purchased. This is a shame. Now I am looking for another brand or to quit for good.
I have used Copenhagen long cut for many years. I purchase two rolls about every ten days, and I use the same convenience store. The price has been the same for approximately two years... the total cost has been 31.73 that includes tax. The last purchase came to 47.54... I can no longer afford this increase.
This is about the 4th time I get cheated out of tobacco! Buy in a sleeve - 5 cans, opened it up & 1/2 the tobacco IS MISSING!!! For the price of this tobacco, should receive a FULL CAN!!! Like to know what you can do about this! Been a long time customer & recently price goes up & can is HALF FULL OF TOBACCO!!!
I have been a longtime customer of Copenhagen and have used the same product (Long Cut) for a number of those years. Up until the last 6 months it has always been as good as expected. Now, it seems like every other can I get has nearly zero moisture in it. I don't know if you have cut back on the packaging costs by thinning the cardboard or what, but it has changed significantly. I pay Copenhagen $5.59 every day for a can. I expect a quality product for that price. That is over $2,000 dollars annually. I made a monthly mortgage payment for the C.E.O. You guys need to figure it out and quick or I'll be looking at other products.
I was an American soldier deployed to other countries at a short notice. I had been dipping snuff for awhile even before the military. On a deployment to the Middle East when Iraq war started, I sent Copenhagen a letter!!! It read "I am a soldier. I'm in a disclosed location and can't buy snuff. Could you help me?" Within a month I received 4 gigantic boxes of all the product Copenhagen makes. They sent it free with an appreciation letter thanking all those who serve. I will always "thank" them for doing what they did for me. The whole year I was over there I never had to worry about my snuff. Again, thanks Copenhagen.
I have always thought about doing this but hate to complain. But let's start with price. I started chewing when a can cost 0.43. Yes that's right 43 cents. The other day I paid over 7.00 for 2 cans. This is just robbery. The price of making this product cannot be this high. This is just too much. After 45 years of chewing you might want to consider going up on your price again because I'm going to get help to quit now so a lost customer due to needing to pay for your million dollar home and toys. Now for as far as quality I'll say it. What's the word? Oh, it just plain sucks. Nothing further is needed.
The cardboard is getting too thin. Doesn't hold up like it did. Product freshness doesn't last. Within a day cardboard is falling apart.
The drop in quality has made me start purchasing Grizzly. Copenhagen has become very dry and the quantity in the can has gone down. I have been using this product (Copenhagen snuff) for 25 years and I have officially quit by going to Grizzly.
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