Our threshed Maryland 609 variety tobacco is whole leaf tobacco that has had the mid-rib removed. Maryland 609 is cured in a way that nitrogen is removed. This process leaves a very smooth full flavored tobacco. Our Maryland 609 is Air Cured and grown on an organic farm in the northern state of Wisconsin.
Like other threshed tobaccos the threshing process is done mechanically so you will find hints of the mid-rib in your product. Because of the way this tobacco is processed you will find that this product is composed mostly of smaller pieces of leaf (average size is about 2”x4”).
In order to further process this tobacco it will require a mechanical shredder.
According to federal law, this product quantity must meet a minimum of 10 lbs. 1oz. in order to be sold. We offer this product in 5 kilo (11+lbs.) per bag.