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The best taste is only achieved by an optimal climate. The tobacco must dry leisurely. A leisurely drying process keeps the cell life in the tobacco alive for a long time, as well as the chemical processes in its own leaf cells that are necessary for fermentation.
When raw tobacco is wilted, the ingredients such as starch, protein and leaf dyes decompose. This decomposition process must largely take place in living leaves in order not to lose the quality of the flavours.