Blend tobacco leaves


Blend tobacco leaves by cutting, conditioning, and blending the leaves of tobacco before these are being wrapped in a cigar or cut for cigarettes.

Alternative labels

blend of tobacco leaves
blend a tobacco leaf
blending tobacco leaves
concoct tobacco crops
combine tobacco crops
brew tobacco crops
mix tobacco crops

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Blend tobacco leaves is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Curing room worker: Curing room workers assist in the blending, aging, and fermenting of tobacco strips and stems for the production of cigars, chewing tobacco and snuff.
Leaf sorter: Leaf sorters analyse colour and condition of tobacco leaves in order to determine whether they should be used as cigar wrappers or binders. They select leaves without visible defects taking into account colour variations, tears, tar spots, tight grain, and sizes as per specifications. They fold wrapper leaves into bundles for stripping.
Cigarette making machine operator: Cigarette making machine operators tend cigarette-making machines to encase tobacco in continuous paper rolls followed by cutting cigarettes from roll. They place roll of cigarette paper on spindles and set monogram-printing devices to print brand name on cigarette paper at specified position.

Optional skill

Blend tobacco leaves is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022