Tobacco Leaf Uk
Here at tobacco leaf UK we have sourced the finest cuts of tobacco leaf from around the world to offer you the best quality and the most efficient service possible.
All our products are stock items and we offer a next day delivery service if needed.
There are No chemicals or added additives in any of the tobacco we sell. We choose only the finest Grade 1 leaves throughout our ranges . The colour, texture, strength and smell become a matter of individual choice. Of course the more you buy the better value it is.
There are several types of tobacco available. The size flavour and strength of the leaves changes depending on where it is grown and how it is dried.
Our tobacco Leaves are Flu Cured Virginia (FCV) leaves, described below :
This is named after the state in America. It is yellow to orange colour, this happens when it is dried using a process called, flu-curing. This type of tobacco plant grows most often in regions with light rainfall, such as Brazil, Zimbabwe and of course Georgia in the USA.
Burley is an air-cured leaf; this process makes the tobacco turn brown with almost no sugar, Its taste becomes almost cigar-like. It needs heavy and nutritious soils to grow. The best Burley is grown in Central America, Malawi and Uganda Some people add burley to Virginia and Oriental style leaves to create individual blends of tobacco
Heat is introduced into a barn by pipes from an outside furnace, This controlled heat allows the leaves to turn yellow/orange, at which point they don’t change any further, they contain a high amount of sugar. Example: Virginia tobacco
Processing tobacco leaf is mostly about the removal of the stem. There are three different ways to do this, listed below: Our product ranges are based on this processing system
Please see our ranges below; Once you find the leaf you like email us and place your order.
The thickest part of the stem is chopped off at the bottom of the leaf. You are left with a ‘whole leaf’
The stem of a leaf follows a line through the centre, to Hand strip a leaf someone takes out the whole stem right through to the tip leaving the leaf in two halves.
Threshed leaves have their stem removed by a machine, this method is very effective but the remaining leaves can be in smaller pieces than with other methods.
Blending.This is personal choice; If you take a variety of leaves with different smells and strengths you can blend them together to create your perfect combination of flavour and strength.
On our website we offer the individual items and also a pre blended leaf which has 17 different Virginia flu cured leaves already blended for your convenience.
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The product within this packaging, in the original form which it is sold, is not a dutiable product. Once the leaves within this packaging are transformed into a smokeable state, duty is liable to be paid to Her Majesties Revenue and Customs using a TP7A form. If you intend to manufacture a smokeable product from the leaves within this packaging, you will be bound by the legislation set by HMRC and should take advice from notice 476 before commencing production. Advice, if required, should be sought from HMRC representatives or a reputable law firm.