Category: Editorial Archives

Raising the bar

Raising the bar

| December 1, 2016

Informative, well-attended and transparent, the 2016 GTNF set new standards for tobacco-related events.

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Measuring the future

Measuring the future

| November 1, 2016

New rules and technologies demand more data.

Find out how instrumentation suppliers are responding to changing requirements.

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Dismounting the high horse

Dismounting the high horse

| November 1, 2016

It’s time for critics to recognize the tobacco industry as a partner, rather than an adversary, in the struggle against illicit trade.

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Moving mainstream

Moving mainstream

| November 1, 2016

While gaining momentum, organic leaf tobacco is used in only a fraction of the cigarettes sold worldwide.

Will the product be able to break out of its niche?

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Defying gravity

Defying gravity

| November 1, 2016

The production of specialty filters and next-generation tobacco products requires precise measurements.

A new technology addresses some of the shortcomings associated with traditional systems.

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And the winners are…

And the winners are…

| November 1, 2016

Announcing the winners of the 2016 Golden Leaf Awards

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Major milestone

Major milestone

| November 1, 2016

Adhesives supplier Pujadas turns 125 this year.

Meet a remarkable family business operating in an increasingly competitive environment.

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Center stage

Center stage

| November 1, 2016

Historically, Central Asia has not been seen as a high profile tobacco consumer with relatively little attention focused on it by international manufacturers. However, this is changing. Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan plus Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan collectively boast a population in excess of 65 million people, putting the region on a par with larger European countries in terms of the scale of the user base.

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A handy tool

A handy tool

| October 1, 2016

Reconstituted tobacco can help companies design blends for novel nicotine products

What’s the future for this versatile ingredient?

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The next chapter

The next chapter

| October 1, 2016

Even as cigarette sales are stagnating worldwide, Hauni CEO Spykman sees plenty of opportunity in the machinery segment.

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Staying relevant

Staying relevant

| September 1, 2016

Innovation continues even in the time-tested roll-your-own and make-your-own tobacco categories.

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The passion pit

The passion pit

| September 1, 2016

Stakeholders talk nicotine in Warsaw

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Harnessing knowledge

Harnessing knowledge

| September 1, 2016

Keeping up with a rapidly evolving industry, Borgwaldt establishes its Vapor Competence Center.

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More than a lucky strike

More than a lucky strike

| September 1, 2016

Obtaining trademark protection for tobacco products in Germany

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Scandinavian exceptionalism

Scandinavian exceptionalism

| September 1, 2016

As cigarette sales fall throughout Scandinavia, snus is becoming even more popular.

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The quest continues

The quest continues

| August 1, 2016

Driven by regulatory pressures and new technologies, tobacco science is more important than ever.

BAT’s Chris Proctor comments on the latest developments.

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Next move?

Next move?

| August 1, 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s deeming regulations can make or break your company.

A viable post-deeming strategy starts with a proper understanding of the new rules.

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Destination unknown

Destination unknown

| August 1, 2016

Britain’s decision to leave the EU raises serious questions.

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Focus on the filter

Focus on the filter

| August 1, 2016

The filter has become one of the last bastions of product differentiation.

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After the party

After the party

| August 1, 2016

How COP has affected the tobacco industry—and what to expect going forward.

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On demand

On demand

| August 1, 2016

How smart supply chain solutions facilitate the procurement and storage of spare parts.

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A Remarkable Journey

A Remarkable Journey

| July 21, 2016

Tanzania’s transformation into a prominent leaf tobacco supplier has been a process rather than an event—and it continues today. By Taco Tuinstra When Tobacco Reporter first traveled to Tanzania in 1997, the road from Dar es Salaam, the country’s administrative capital, to Morogoro, its tobacco capital, was in poor shape, with potholes deep enough to […]

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A winning approach

A winning approach

| July 1, 2016

Best practices for filing FDA tobacco product applications

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Beware the nanny state

Beware the nanny state

| July 1, 2016

Plain-packaging laws infantilize adult consumers.

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Staying sharp

Staying sharp

| July 1, 2016

Spikker Specials continues to reinvent itself.

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