During tobacco rag processing, raw tobacco is sent through re-dryers, which pull out all of the moisture. Later in the manufacturing process, the desired amount of moisture is added back to the tobacco. What does this mean to you?
The Good Stuff™ Tobaccos are packaged based on net weight. One cubic foot of water weighs 62.37 pounds. It is to your advantage to buy dryer tobacco because you are getting more for your money. If you receive a bag that is not to your preferred humidity level, there are several remedies which are readily available in tobacco chat rooms and/or blogs (short for web logs).
We suggest that you use a mist/spray bottle filled with water, preferably distilled, and lightly spray the tobacco once inside the pouch. Seal the pouch back and let it sit for approximately one hour. You should notice the difference in the feel and taste of your next smoke. You may repeat this process to get the tobacco up to the humidity level of your preference. Be careful not to apply too much moisture as this may lead to a host of other problems. However, in the event that it becomes too moist, simply spread the loose tobacco across a paper towel and allow to air dry. Then, if needed, you may restart the re-humidification process.
This article appears courtesy of RSB Tobacco, the makers of Good Stuff Pipe Tobacco.