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1. (WO2018064043) TOBACCO BEADS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/064043    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/053449
Publication Date: Fri Apr 06 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Sep 27 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A24B 13/00
A24B 15/28
A24B 15/18
Applicants: ALTRIA CLIENT SERVICES LLC
Inventors: CARROLL, Andrew Nathan
SUN, Yan Helen
Title: TOBACCO BEADS
Abstract:
A smokeless tobacco product described herein includes at least one tobacco bead (100). Tobacco beads described herein include a core (110) and at least one tobacco-containing layer (120) surrounding the core. Each tobacco-containing layer can include less than 10 weight percent tobacco. Tobacco bead described herein can have a diameter of at least 1 millimeters. Tobacco bead described herein can have at least 5 mg tobacco. Tobacco bead described herein can have an oven volatiles content of between 2 weight percent and 10 weight percent. Tobacco bead described herein can have an outer shell (130).