What's The Difference Between Grabba and Fronto?

What's The Difference Between Grabba and Fronto?

A Brief Overview of Fronto and Grabba Leaves

Fronto leaf and Grabba leaf are becoming extremely popular across the world. The use of this type of tobacco leaf was first popularized by Caribbean culture before it spread through the island of the world and the US.

Natural tobacco leaves such as Grabba and Fronto leaf can be used to create premium blunts that burn extremely slow and taste authentic. When you use whole leaves as blunt wraps, you’ll be able to access all-natural tobacco flavors and smoking satisfaction like nothing else. Alternatively, these leaves can often be ground up and smoked alone or with premium herbal products for a superior smoking experience.

Dragon Fronto Leaf rolled into a cigar/blunt

Fronto Leaf VS Grabba Leaf

"Fronto" and "Grabba" both refer to tobacco in many different cultures."Grabba" is more commonly used to refer to Fronto Leaf that has been dried so that it can be crushed and mixed with other herbs to form a blend. The only difference between Fronto and Grabba is that Grabba is crushed and used inside of cigars, cigarettes, and pipes, while Fronto leaves can be crushed and used inside as well as wrapped outside for cigars and blunts. The tobacco leaf that pass as "wrapper" grade are called Fronto leaf, while those that fail the "wrapper" grade can be used as Grabba. 

Fronto leaf is harvested at the peak of perfection. Usually, these leaves are individually inspected before and after being prepped using a unique type of air-drying or curing process. When Fronto leaves are inspected and graded, they’re carefully checked for holes and flaws. This means that no imperfections will be accepted. Since they’re pliable and tough with no holes or flaws at all, they are perfect for rolling fresh tobacco or premium green goodness. Each whole leaf is large, beautiful and flawless and can hold a ton of tobacco or bud. Making them the perfect high-quality natural, tasty, and slow-burning real leaf wrapper choice that you’ll get the smooth subtle flavor you crave in every single puff.

Grabba is another Jamaican name for a tobacco that is shredded into bits and burned in a blend. Inspection of these leaves is a little liberal because these leaves will be ultimately crushed, so 100% perfection of the leaf is not mandatory.

Generally, Fronto leaf are considered to be of higher quality than Grabba leaf, however, it does not mean that Grabba leaf is bad and Fronto leaf is good. Technically, Grabba leaves are a type of Fronto leaf. It all comes down to how you plan to use these particular leaves. Will you be crushing them or using them as a blunt wrapper? If a leaf is big enough to roll something in it, then it can be used as Fronto. But if the leaf is small or damaged or curly, basically cannot be used as a wrapper, then it is grabba. 

In the end, there are countless different types of leaf, each with its own unique characteristics. The most popular species is called Nicotiana tabacum, and Fronto leaf is often a blend of different tobacco species, depending on the desired flavor profile, and the availability of the leaf. The flavor profile are also affected by factors such as the weather conditions, the curing process, and the cultivation practices used. That's why the whole process of taking care of the leaf is an art that we at Dragon Fronto Leaf take very seriously!


How to turn Fronto into Grabba

Toasting the Fronto until it is dry will turn it into Grabba that can be used as filler for your blend. People use a lighter or microwave and heat the leaf until its dry enough to crush up and use that as a mix for a blend of herb in a blunt, joint, cigarette, cigar, hookah filler or pipe filler.


Dragon Fronto Leaf

Dragon Fronto Leaf are premium, dark, thick leaves that can be used for both wrapper and filler. With a large, perfect whole leaf, you get to decide how much you use and what you use it for. Plus, with our wide-selection of flavors and our innovative infusion of terpenes, prepare to elevate your experience!

Here at Dragon Fronto Leaf LLC, we believe that every consumer deserves to enjoy high-quality tobacco leaf wrappers. Thus, as one of the leading tobacco leaf wrapper distributors in Rockaway, New Jersey, we strive to make our products as tasteful and reliable as possible.


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