Utilizing Doha tobacco for hookah blend production

N. N. Matyukhina
2018 Vestnik Voronežskogo Gosudarstvennogo Universiteta Inženernyh Tehnologij  
Doha tobacco is becoming popular among tobacco consumers lately. Wide spread of "Turbo Doha" product can be explained by its rich natural taste, high strength and absence of synthetic additives. Smoking is carried by utilizing special pipe with little tobacco chamber. Besides this, Doha tobacco has become popular among hookah smokers. Doha tobacco for hookah blend production was the object of the research. Experimental samples of hookah blend were made of American Oriental and Doha types of
more » ... d Doha types of tobacco in different proportions. Organoleptic evaluation of cured tobacco was carried by aroma, color and midrib size indicators. Aim of the research was evaluation of nicotine content in aerosol of hookah blend depending on Doha content. Chemical composition of cured tobacco was defined. Maximum nicotine content was in Doha tobacco. Experimental samples were made without flavor additives. Tasting of experimental samples was carried. Samples of hookah blends made of American type tobaccos Virginia 202 and Burley 413 were highly estimated. This can be explained that these tobaccos have loose structure and high absorption rate of casing, which are important for hookah blend production.Nicotine content in aerosol was defined by machine smoking.It was found that addition of Doha tobacco in hookah blend allows changing strength of final tobacco product. However, utilizing Doha tobacco for hookah blend production is preferable only in combination with American type tobaccos
doi:10.20914/2310-1202-2018-3-283-287 fatcat:fyp7v23xfvcvdp43us4oyc2d7e