Pipe tobaccos are made in France
tobacco plant in Metz, capital of the Lorraine region and
More than 20 products are made there under eight main
brands: Amsterdamer, Bergerac, Caporal, Django, Gauloises,
Kennings, Narval, Saint-Claude. For each tobacco, Altadis
specialists carefully choose the best tobaccos that are used
in each blend (between seven and ten depending on the products).
The tobaccos - Virginia, Burley, Oriental, and dark tobaccos -
come from all over the world. After humidification and
blending, they are roasted for the dark types, and sauced and
flavored for the others according to jealously kept recipes.