Dark fire Cured Tobacco leaf also commonly known as Red Herring Tobacco leaf is a very popular variety in Jamaica and other Caribbean islands. This leaf is best suited for anybody looking for a stronger leaf with a rich and bolder flavor.
The leaf has a very dark reddish-brown hue with a thick texture almost with an elastic feel to it. The distinct flavor is courtesy of a unique fire curing process.
These leaves are one of the darkest and largest varieties of fronto leaf available with a unique pungent smoke-like scent and flavor. Traditionally used for chewing tobacco and snuff but the leaves are of premium quality and are considered to be almost wrapper grade.