In this post we are going to shed some light on different cigarette blends, tobacco types contained in these blends, as well as provide some examples of cigarette brands belonging to these particular blends.
Today there is no international cigarette brand which is made of only one tobacco type. Usually cigarettes comprise several types of tobacco, which together are named ‘cigarette blend’. All tobacco blends have one base tobacco sort, usually Virginia, Burley or Oriental one. There are also rare tobacco blends, like dark tobacco blend, and brown tobacco blend, which are used primarily in Asian-made cigarettes, and Kreteks.
Flavoring agents and casing ingredients are also added to tobacco composition, in different amounts, varying from one blend to another.