Tobacco Leaves Used in Commercial Cigarettes - How Big Companies Process Tobacco Leaf For Cigarettes


What type of tobacco leaf is right for you?

Before using this guide, it's important to understand that when it comes to natural tobacco blending, there are NO RULES. Many people and manufacturers use leaves that are not necessarily GROWN for a specific application, but either mix well in their blends, or simply makes their product unique.

That being said, please choose from the list below to find the tobacco leaves that are most commonly used for the application of your choice!

Snuff Tobacco Leaves

Fronto Leaf - Dark Air Cured Tobacco Leaf for Fronto 1LB - Fronto / Dark Air Cured - Aged

This leaf is a popular tobacco leaf that usually has an end use as either a cigar wrapper, or a "fronto leaf", which is a leaf that is primarily sold at convenience stores in metropolitan areas. Fronto Leaves, which in this case is also known as Dark Air Cured tobacco leaves, are of high quality, and reminiscent of fronto tobacco leaves sold in the Caribbean.

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Canadian Uncut Virginia Flue Cured - Unprocessed Tobacco Leaf 1LB - Canadian Virginia Flue Cured

Our Canadian Flue Cured is a sweeter, lighter flue cured leaf. Also known as Brightleaf Tobacco, Virginia Flue Cured Tobacco is one of the most commonly used tobacco leaves in the industry, as it is a major component in cigarette blends for almost every type of cigarette, and is used as hookah and pipe tobacco all over the world.

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Dark Fire Cured Raw Leaf Tobacco, Tobacco Leaf Wholesale 1LB - Dark Fire Cured

Our Dark Fire Cured Tobacco Leaf is one of the darkest leaves offered at Leaf Only. It has a very pungent, smoke-like smell and flavor due to the "Fire Curing Process", which uses large, gentle fires to cure the tobacco. Although this leaf is traditionally used to make chewing tobacco, snuff, snus, and in pipe blends, some of our customers have enjoyed this leaf as a roll-your-own fronto leaf, comparable to our Dark Air Cured Tobacco Leaf, despite it's strong smell and flavor.

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American Virginia Flue Cured - Crop Year 2012 1LB - American Virginia Flue Cured 2012

Our American Virginia Flue Cured Tobacco is a smoother, more full flavor flue cured leaf. Virginia Flue Cured is one of the most commonly used tobacco leaves in the industry, as it is a major component in cigarette blends for almost every type of cigarette, and is used as hookah and pipe tobacco all over the world.

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Dark Air Cured Fronto Leaf Tobacco Leaves 1LB - Fronto / Dark Air Cured 2011

This leaf is a popular tobacco leaf that usually has an end use as either a cigar wrapper, or a "fronto leaf", which is a leaf that is primarily sold at convenience stores in metropolitan areas. Fronto Leaves, which in this case is also known as Dark Air Cured tobacco leaves, are of high quality, and reminiscent of fronto tobacco leaves sold in the Caribbean.

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Light Fire Cured Tobacco Leaves, KY, TN, MD, Light Fire Cured 1LB - Light Fire Cured

Our Light Fire Cured Tobacco Leaf can be described as a wonderful middle ground between the 2011 Dark Air Cured and 2011 Dark Fire Cured. It is a dark leaf that comes with a lower-stength smokey aroma and smell that the fire cured tobacco leaf is famous for. Although this leaf is traditionally used to make chewing tobacco, snuff, snus, and in pipe blends, some of our customers have enjoyed this leaf in a cigarette or hookah blend, or as a roll-your-own fronto leaf, comparable to our Dark Air Cured Tobacco Leaf, despite it's mild smoked smell and flavor.

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Find Other Tobacco Leaves

Tobacco Leaves for Making Your Own Cigarettes from Unprocessed Tobacco Leaf   Tobacco Leaf For Rolling Your Own Cigars, Cigar Tobacco, Cigar Wrappers, Cigar Fillers, Cigar Binders, and More!

Hookah Tobacco Leaf, Tobacco Leaves For Making Your Own Hookah Tobacco   Pipe Tobacco Leaf, Make Your Own Pipe Tobacco Blends

Tobacco Leaf for Chewing Tobacco, Make Your Own Chew with Tobacco Leaves   Tobacco Leaf for Snuff, Make Your Own Snuff with Tobacco Leaves








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