Types of Tobacco

TobaccoTobacco has been used worldwide for thousands of years; with written accounts of its use dating right back to 1492. Different varieties of tobacco are grown around the world and with thanks to importation these days, it’s made easy to sample blends from different continents.

Around 6.7 millions tons of tobacco is produced throughout the world, with the majority originating from China.

Tobacco aroma, colour and nicotine strength varies, depending on the curing method used on the leaves. Three of the most popularly used types are flue-cured, dry-cured and sun-cured.

Flue-cured (Virginia)

Flue-cured is the most commonly used tobacco. This proces.... Click here to read more