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Drying of tobacco leaves

Curado: What Happens During the Drying of Tobacco Leaves?

Curado: What Happens During the Drying of Tobacco Leaves?

After tobacco leaves are harvested, the green leaves go through the natural process of curado, a desiccation process during which internal chemical changes occur.

Cigar Bunching

How Many Leaves Go Into Making One Cigar?

The answer isn’t as straight-forward as you might think. Of course, it’s obvious that the amount of tobacco used will vary considerably from Vitola to Vitola, and that it will also be influenced by the density of the roll. It can be said that the wrapper and the binder each use one half of a tobacco leaf.

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