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Culture et industrie du tabac en Malaisie (1909) Tobacco Cultivation and Industry in Malaysia

November 6, 2019


Sowing takes place on seed fields in spring. About two months later, the best plants are removed and transferred. The harvest. Only the best leaves are picked and sorted by size. The drying happens slowly and completely in the dark. The cooking of the leaves placed in the pile gives the tobacco the color and quality. The heat inside the heaps, which reaches a maximum of 35-40 degrees, escapes through bamboo pipes. Thermometer tested. The sheets intended for the manufacture of cigars are moistened, weighed and mixed together. Production of cigars. After completion, the cigars are sorted and packed in boxes.

1 Comment

  • Reply youngsteph1 June 4, 2019 at 7:34 pm

    Seems to be different films linked together. Some seem  a lot later than 1909.

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