Created by Team TQ0310171 on March 13, 2003
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How is Tobacco made?
is made from the tobacco plant. It is
best grown in a warm climate and is carefully drained in fertilized soil. This
rich soil is found in most southern states. You then cure tobacco for seventy to
ninety days, after it is harvested. Curing tobacco involves drying sap from it.
This process makes many chemical changes in the tobacco plant that improves its
tobacco has a bitter taste. It is put into storage to age. Tobacco undergoes a
chemical change called fermentation. This gives tobacco a sweet flavor and
produces the main addiction called Nicotine. Chewing tobacco is made from
various types and grades of tobacco. Honey and licorice are added together to
make it taste better.