Category: Editorial Archives

Chewing the fat

Chewing the fat

| July 1, 2017

Manufacturers, aficionados and researchers talk snus in St. Louis.

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African anthology

African anthology

| June 1, 2017

New data underscores the diversity of Africa’s tobacco markets.

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A clean slate

A clean slate

| June 1, 2017

Bond Street’s HNB technology aims to overcome limitations associated with recon.

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Rock solid

Rock solid

| June 1, 2017

Despite mounting anti-tobacco pressures, cigarette brands are more valuable than ever.

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The heat is on

The heat is on

| June 1, 2017

Following the success of iQOS, PMI gets ready to launch its other reduced-risk products.

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Rolling with the punches

Rolling with the punches

| May 1, 2017

Machinery makers are meeting the challenges of an industry in transition.

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Elusive potential

Elusive potential

| May 1, 2017

India’s promise is likely to remain where it has been for a long time—on the horizon.

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Poised for growth

Poised for growth

| May 1, 2017

H.B. Fuller invests in new products and facilities to help its tobacco customers succeed.

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Chasing clouds

Chasing clouds

| April 1, 2017

The future of China’s vapor market hinges on regulation, innovation and consumer education.

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Aprecia esto

Aprecia esto

| April 1, 2017

Habanos SA celebrates the Cuban cigar with a splendid party.

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Smell a rat

Smell a rat

| April 1, 2017

The creation of “expert panels” for characterizing flavors hints at the folly of the ingredients debate.

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Gauging the future

Gauging the future

| April 1, 2017

NDC Technologies is energized by the challenge of new tobacco products.

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Future dividend

Future dividend

| April 1, 2017

The focus on harm reduction makes tobacco companies even more attractive investments.

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Marking a milestone

Marking a milestone

| March 5, 2017

Kirk Wayne announces retirement as president; board elects Hank Mozingo as successor.

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Licensed to heal

Licensed to heal

| March 1, 2017

Convinced of the harm-reduction potential of its Voke device, Kind Consumer is looking for a partner to help scale up the manufacturing process.

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Quiet confidence

Quiet confidence

| March 1, 2017

Unassuming yet omnipresent, Hail & Cotton continues to punch above its weight.

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Ready to bloom

Ready to bloom

| March 1, 2017

Stricter rules for tobacco mean new opportunities for tow and special filters.

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Demographic boost

Demographic boost

| March 1, 2017

Even with a tightening regulatory environment, volumes are set to climb in Myanmar.

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Bouncing back

Bouncing back

| March 1, 2017

Brazilian leaf volumes are set to recover after last year’s unusually small harvest.

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Magic bullet?

Magic bullet?

| February 1, 2017

Will iQOS end combustibles?

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Also in Tobacco Reporter

Buckling up

Buckling up

Manufacturers of belting solutions are successfully navigating the industry’s transition.

| October 1, 2017
The new endgame

The new endgame

Some strategies to phase out combustible cigarettes are more sensible than others.

| October 1, 2017
Smooth operator

Smooth operator

Advances in processes, materials and technologies are reducing requirements for spare parts.

| September 1, 2017
Riding high

Riding high

Aiger Engineering thrives as new products continue to disrupt the traditional tobacco business. 

| September 1, 2017
An opportunity for health

An opportunity for health

David Sweanor on the taxation of new ‘tobacco’ products.

| September 1, 2017
Outstanding innovations

Outstanding innovations

New filter technologies are helping cigarette manufacturers set their products apart.

| September 1, 2017
How low can you go?

How low can you go?

Scandinavia’s market for combustibles shrinks as consumers look for less-harmful alternatives.

| September 1, 2017

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Farmers concerned

Farmers concerned

The ITGA worries about slumping demand for leaf tobacco and a lack of alternative crops

| November 2, 2017
Their fair share

Their fair share

Tobacco growers deserve better

| November 1, 2017
Lease on life

Lease on life

Industry leaders respond to the FDA’s new attitude toward vapor products.

| October 1, 2017
The Vype Dossier

The Vype Dossier

Proving the reduced-risk potential of an e-cigarette

| October 1, 2017
Creating momentum

Creating momentum

The VTA took the fight to legislators firsthand.

| September 2, 2017
Battery battle

Battery battle

Sub-par production materials and user error are the main causes for battery failure.

| September 1, 2017
A shot in the foot

A shot in the foot

Is it contradictory for a university to ban vaping but allow handguns?

| August 30, 2017

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From the leaf lands

Child-labor issue raised

Child-labor issue raised

Manufacturers that have been buying tobacco for many years have tried but failed to prevent the use of child labor on farms. Now, a member of the European Parliament has raised the issue.

| January 17, 2018
Quality issues in Malawi

Quality issues in Malawi

With what might be a ‘short’ tobacco crop and with concern about the quality of some of the tobacco being produced; it will be interesting to watch Malawi’s grower prices evolving.

| January 17, 2018
Looking to quit

Looking to quit

After four consecutive years of drought, some of the flue-cured tobacco growers operating in the traditional growing areas of Andhra Pradesh are ready to quit.

| January 16, 2018
Tobacco season delayed

Tobacco season delayed

The late onset of rains in Zimbabwe is expected to delay the opening of the flue-cured tobacco selling season, which could have a knock-on effect through the economy.

| January 12, 2018
Fire-cured under threat

Fire-cured under threat

A US Food and Drug Administration proposal to limit levels of nitrosamines in finished smokeless tobacco products could pose an existential threat to fire-cured production in the US.

| January 10, 2018
Local buying ‘encouraged’

Local buying ‘encouraged’

To import unmanufactured tobacco into Indonesia, companies are going to have to demonstrate that they are buying local tobacco.

| December 29, 2017

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