Perform air-cured methods for tobacco

Description

Perform air-cured tobacco by hanging the tobacco in a well-ventilated barn and allow it to dry over a period of four to eight weeks. Air-cured tobacco is generally low in sugar content, which gives the tobacco smoke a smooth, semi-sweet flavour. Air-cured tobacco leaves usually have a high nicotine content.

Alternative labels

implement air-cured methods for tobacco
undertake air-cured methods for tobacco
complete air-cured methods for tobacco
performing air-cured methods for tobacco
execute air-cured methods for tobacco

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Perform air-cured methods for tobacco 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.
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

Perform air-cured methods for tobacco 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.

 


 

References

  1. Perform air-cured methods for tobacco – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022