Preserving the Quality and Aroma of Raw Tobacco while Storing

The refinement of raw tobacco needs an artistic approach. It is an art that only a few experts know. The tobacco industry is one of the largest industries in the world. There are various large tobacco industries as well as small industries that are known to supply various types of flavors. To dive a distinct flavor to their tobacco these companies purchase tobacco from a certain region. But choosing the right region to purchase the tobacco does not mean the job is done. These raw tobacco needs to be protected from various factors to keep their quality intact before they go for processing. When the raw tobacco arrives at the plant in a container they have to be stored in a storage room right away. Without this, the aroma and the quality of the tobacco cannot be protected at all. It is best to store the raw tobacco in storage with an air conditioning system that will help in ripening and increasing the aroma of the tobacco. We have been providing various models of dehumidifiers to the tobacco industry that helps in achieving optimum climatic conditions.

Over the past few years, there has been a slight fall in the demand for customary cigarettes but the demand for coveted premium cigars remains unscathed. Matter of fact the demand is increasing day by day. These cigars are made up of a special type of tobacco and hence represent a status symbol for many people. Some of the most elite levels of cigars are produced in Cuba, Brazil, and the Dominican Republic. The special types of tobacco for these cigars are hand-picked and are cured for up to 50 days –with alternative days of drying in the sunshine and keeping them in the sunshine. The ideal climate for the development of the aroma in tobacco is the subtropical climate. Some people choose to store the tobacco in a ventilated storehouse during the moisture reduction of the tobacco leaves. After the curing process, the next stage is the fermentation process which is a very long process that may take up to several months depending upon the type of tobacco and its variety.   

Keeping up the Tradition

The raw tobacco is transported from various countries to the factories. It is the responsibility of the manufacturer to keep up the good quality and prudence of the tobacco manufacturers from the countries of origin. Without the classic flavor, aroma, and quality of the tobacco, the business cannot succeed. Tobacco is all about flavor and aroma and people always look for the classic taste they have been habitual hence it becomes very necessary for the manufacturers to keep up with the tradition of tobacco production. This can only be done if manufacturers give special attention is given during their storage. A fine balance needs to be maintained in the storerooms. Too much low humidity will dry out the tobacco too soon leaving them crumbled. It will result in the loss of flavor and aroma. If the humidity level is too high then mold formation, as well as mildews, can create a great problem. It will clear up the stock in no time. To protect such raw tobacco from getting damaged sophisticated air conditioning system must be installed. Our dryers with high effectiveness will help to guarantee the right condition for dehumidifiers. 

The Solution against excessive Humidity Levels

The ideal condition for raw tobacco is cold, dry, and proper flow of air. Our industrial dehumidifiers are specially made to meet the requirement of the tobacco storage rooms. These dehumidifiers will ensure optimum conditions for the ideal drying of raw tobacco. These condensation dehumidifiers are very low maintenance and energy-consuming giving the investors a long-term benefit.

Ambale Dehumidifier units are supplied in Fiji, Tauranga, Hamilton, Bay of Plenty Region, Auckland, Wellington, Northland, and various parts of NZ. Please send us an email with your query to or call us on +64 22 061 7007 and talk to our engineer.