What is Clove Cigarettes?

What is clove cigarettes?

Clove cigarette is clove flavored cigarettes which also called kretek. What makes this kind of cigarette unique is its manufacturing method and ingredients. Apart from the tobacco, it contains clove and sauce. When it comes to Indonesian manufacturing materials, they are unique and special due to the quality and available variety. One can find, more than 30 kinds of tobaccos are used by some manufacturers. Not only tobaccos, but also, more than 100 sauce flavors are used. For extra sweetness, a special flavor is added to the rolling paper. For most millions Javanese and Indonesians, kretek is satisfying companion, tasteful, it gives a feeling of comfort and rest. 

Since ancient times, smoking has become a habit. At the same time, clove is also used as a spice in many recipes as, it contains flavor as well as medicinal value. This flavor when added in cigarettes, delivers a distinct smoking experience. This kind of smoking material is commonly known as Kretek and a major portion is manufactured in Indonesia. 
Indonesian clove cigarettes are widely used by smoking enthusiasts from all over the world. The reason behind its popularity is its taste and quality. It's a combination of high quality tobaccos along with good quality clove spice.

Clove cigarette or kretek was invented with a man in the town of Kudus, 50 kilometer eastward of Semarang in the early nineties AD. The person Noto Semito was from a long time suffering from asthma and cough. Eager to heal his infection, he rolled cigarette combination with crushed cloves in dry corn leaves which as the actual original kretek cigarettes. 

After smoking these kretek he was healed and become healthy. He started initially to manufacture his new kretek cigarettes with trade-mark of BAL TIGA. He actively advertised it everywhere, through radio, vacationing vehicles with performers and music and brochures. 

He turns into a really successful business man, a billionaire. His action was followed by many others and shortly kretek market was mushrooming also in other cities. The kretek follows modernization in cigarettes industry. The newest filter kretek are key products, the contents of crushed cloves are smaller, changed with clove fact. 

Kretek classified in three different types; Rokok klobot Kretek, Sigaret Kretek Tangan and Sigaret Kretek Mesin. Rokok Klobot Kretek is popular among male peasant farmers and found in rural Java regions. Generally, the wrapping is done using hand and mostly the rollers are elderly women. Cigarettes Kretek Mesin are manufactured using rolling machine. It was the 1st paper wrapped cigarette with clove flavor. And Cigarette Kretek Tangan was introduced in 1974 and was mostly popular during those days. It was quite similar like western cigarettes and there was filter in it.

The leaders of kretek today are Djarum, Nojorono, Bentoel, Gudang Garam and Sampoerna. Also there are many other smaller manufacturers.  The famous of their brands are Djarum Black, Dji Sam Soe, Gudang Garam Surya, Djarum Super, Wismilak Diplomat, Sampoerna A Mild, and many others.

Kretek controls almost 90% of the market since local smokers prefer kretek than white cigarettes (non clove cigarettes). No-one denies that kretek industry brings a massive sum of duty to this country and millions of people count their income to this chains of business, starting from the tobacco and clove farmers, workers at the producers, dealers in several shops and truckers are involved in this industry and it's worth for their families. 

The tobacco absorbed by cigarette factories. And the factories implementing high quality standards therefore they employ experienced quality controllers to secure the quality of their products. Only by smelling the wet tobacco leaves or dried tobacco leaves, they will know the exact origin of the tobacco. Most quality tobaccos come from Wonosobo, Magelang, Boyolali or from Besuki.

Why smoking enthusiasts from all over the world love to smoke Kretek? 

The color of kretek  is pretty and looks cool, the taste is amazing as clove smells while cooking, It tastes sweet and spicy with the help of a filter and wrapping, they burn extremely slow and leaves a lickable layer on the lips, and they are very strong and a minimum time of 10 minutes need to taken for completing smoking.

The major high quality brands are now available from Indonesia and provide attractive products at affordable prices. The majority of the buyers love to order online as time and money is saved at a time. In addition to the availability, discount offers are also available for online orders. Bulk orders are can also be done easily through the trusted sites.

Certainly one of the most-trusted sites that offers clove cigarettes is Bali Cigs Store and Balicigarettes - The Original Indonesian Clove Cigarettes Online Store based in Bali. With an extended history in the clove cigarettes business and over the years of online knowledge, Bali Cigs Store not merely offers genuine products at competitive rates, they also guarantee that each of their products freshly supplied to the consumers because of their full satisfaction.