A blend of tobaccos for cigarettes consisting of American (Burley and Virginia) and Oriental tobaccos.
Mixtures of pipe tobacco consisting of Burley and Virginia tobaccos enhanced with aromatic substances. With a varying degree of sweetness and considerable aroma.
Old Belt, important tobacco-growing regions in the U.S.A. and Canada.
Clearly visible round or oval sections of cut ribs found in pipe and cigarette tobacco.
Commonly used to designate a mixture of different cigarette tobaccos.
Brazilian tobacco named after the city of Blumenau in Brazil.
The most common type of pipe made from the hard wood of roots of the European heath tree, which grows chiefly near the Mediterranean (Corsica).
A blond to light-brown tobacco. Its aroma resembles cacao and improves with aging. Chiefly grown in the states of Kentucky and Tennessee in the U.S.A.
An extremely mild and aromatic pipe tobacco that is subjected to a special process involving heat and pressure. Dark, almost black in appearance.
Pressed tobacco that is cut into small cubes.
A distinction is made between sun-cured, air-cured and flue-cured tobaccos. Oriental tobacco is usually cured naturally in the sun, whereas Burley is cured in airy sheds, and Virginia tobacco is cured in special ovens.
Pipe tobacco that is made by cutting leaves of light and dark raw tobacco into strips that are twisted into a thin rope. The rope is then cut into round slices. Cutters Virginia tobacco from the centre of tobacco plants that is suitable for cutting.
Dark Kentucky or Virginia tobacco that is cured and smoked over an open fire.
Pipe tobacco based upon mild Java varieties. Excellent burning characteristics, which explains their popularity among novice pipe smokers.
Pipe tobaccos (Virginia) with a particularly full-bodied taste that is obtained by adding dark, aromatic tobaccos (e.g. Latakia or perique). English mixtures often contain no aromatic substances.
Tobacco for hand-rolling cigarettes that is cut into strips with a width of up to 1.2 millimeters.
The maturing process used to bring out the aroma and character of raw tobacco.
A special type of compressed pipe tobacco that is cut into thin, more or less square slices. It must be loosened by rubbing before it is put in the pipe.
A process that consists of adding aromatic substances to tobacco to give it a special aroma or flavor.
Flue-cured Virginia tobacco. A variety of Virginia tobacco from the state of Georgia that is very much in demand.
Pipe or cigarette tobacco that is granulated by using special machines.
Halfzware fine-cut is a type of dark to very dark tobacco with long fibres, usually from Africa or America. It is specially popular among young smokers. Izmir Tobacco formerly called Smyrna tobacco. Specially aromatic Oriental tobacco with very small leaves from Turkey.
Tobacco from the states of Kentucky and Tennessee. Most commonly used to produce full-bodied tobaccos.
Aromatic black Oriental tobacco from Syria and Cyprus.
Air-cured tobaccos from the state of Maryland. A source of cutters and dark cigarette tobaccos.
Pipes crafted of a mineral found in claylike deposits formed in riverbeds thousands of years ago. The "Queen of Pipes".
A flavoring agent found in virtually all snuff. Distilled from peppermint oil. Navy Cut Light mixtures of pipe tobacco that contain no dark aromatic tobacco.
Tobacco from the Balkans (Bulgaria, Greece, Rumania, Turkey, Albania, former Yugoslavia).
Black spiced tobacco from Louisiana.
The lowest leaves of the tobacco plant.
Flakes that are loosened in a cyclone chamber prior to packaging so that the tobacco can be put in a pipe immediately and smoked without rubbing.
The name Schmalzler snuff stems from the fact that it used to be common to add melted lard to the snuff.
Powdered mentholated tobacco taken into the nostrils by inhalation. Of English origin. Finer than Schmalzler.
The long, narrow extension of the bowl of a pipe into which the mouthpiece is fitted.
The close, upward grain of a pipe. The ultimate quality for pipe smokers.
Mechanically deribbed tobacco leaves.
A variety of tobacco usually used to produce cigar wrappers.
A collective term used for the large light and sweet leaves of tobacco required for American blend cigarettes. Originate from the states of Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.
Belong to the Halfzware tobaccos. The percentage of dark, rich-bodied leaves is particularly high.