A Lesson In Sorting & Quality Control: The Rocky Patel Trip
While on the Rocky Patel trip in Honduras, Nimish and Gustavo explained the importance of sorting and the details that are looked into to maintain quality control.
Once the tobacco leaves arrive and go through fermentation, the leaves are sorted by texture, color, and size. The texture of the tobacco changes between seco, viso, and ligero which assists in keeping the tobacco sorted properly.
I’ll be posting pictures in just a moment for a more in depth look, be sure to check back in.