Tobacco



India is the third largest producer and eighth largest exporter of tobacco and tobacco product in the world. While India's share in the world's area under tobacco crop has risen from 9% to 11% in the last 3 decades, its share in production has inched up from 8% to 9% in tobacco industry. Asia and America, together account for 75% of world's production of tobacco. Shivnath Rai Harnarain is one of the Leading Supplier of Tobaccos like flue cured tobacco, virginia tobacco, burley tobacco, oriental tobacco, bark flue cured tobacco from India.

TYPES

Tobacco is consumed in two ways, either by smoking or chewing. While smoking the following tobacco products are consumed: Cigarette, Cigar, Bidi (Hand rolled, leaf wrapped country cigarettes) and to chew the products are: Raw tobacco, Supari (Arecanut), Gutkha, Pan Parag etc.. Due to diverse climatic conditions every type of tobacco is grown in India. Almost 90% of area is accounted for by Nicotine tobacem. and 10% by Nicotina Restica. Only one third of the tobacco output in the country is Flue cured Virginia (FCV) variety, suitable for cigarette manufacturing. 


There are seven major categories of tobacco such as, flue cured tobacco, virginia tobacco, burley tobacco, oriental tobacco, bark flue cured tobacco, sun cured tobbaco, light flue cured cigar tobacco, dark flue cured tobacco


Flue Cured Virginia Tobacco is mainly used for manufacture of cigarettes. Light Air Cured Tobacco is used in the manufacture of bidis. Unmanufactured tobacco is also consumed in India, for chewing purpose.






Shri Lal Mahal - Tobacco