Fermenting Tobacco

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Fermenting Tobacco

The second part of the tobacco manufacturing process is called fermentation. Fermentation of the leaves is done under conditions intended to help the leaf die slowly. It's essential that temperature and humidity be controlled to guarantee that the leaf continues to ferment properly, without rotting or decomposing. Proper fermentation of the leaf brings out the desired flavor, burning, and aroma synonymous and revered by cigar smokers.



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