Tob. Reporter, 1988, 115-1, p. 62, ISSN.0361-5693
Retaining alkaloids by treating with strong acids
Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp., Louisville, KY, USA
US Patent 4,700,722 assigned to Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation. A method of treating tobacco with a strong acid to inhibit alkaloid loss during drying. The tobacco is then treated with weak base to neutralize the acid. The preferred strong...