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  • Day 28 (26-APR-17): Seasonal Mass: 70,387,691kgs. Seasonal Average: $ 2.75

Technical Services Brief

The aim of grading is to present tobacco in a manner that enhances both its use and value to the buyers by sorting out leaves of similar characteristics into uniform lots for sale. The grading process is one of the most labour intensive operations in tobacco production requiring a high degree of management and supervision so that maximum benefit is obtained from the product for sale whilst at the same time maintaining an acceptable level of throughput from the grading shed. read more