Breaking News

Sustainable position

Sustainable position

| January 20, 2017

Iggesund Paperboard, with its high-end packaging boards, can bathe in the glow of its parent company’s placement on the Global 100 list of the most sustainable corporations.

Read More

Supply network investment

Supply network investment

| January 19, 2017

British American Tobacco’s site at Southampton, UK, which has become a center for research, leaf-sourcing and supply operations, now employs more people than it used to as a manufacturing facility.

Read More

Simple, effective technology

Simple, effective technology

| January 19, 2017

A new system from C. B. Kaymich has been designed to prevent the separation of particles suspended in liquids being used in tobacco manufacturing.

Read More

Trying to Trump new rules

Trying to Trump new rules

| January 19, 2017

A lot of vapor businesses and believers in the concept of tobacco-harm reduction are pinning their hopes on convincing the new US administration to roll-back some of the more egregious regulations on vapor products.

Read More

Altria to discuss results

Altria to discuss results

| January 19, 2017

Altria’s fourth-quarter and full-year results are scheduled to be discussed during a live audio webcast on February 1.

Read More

Altria buys Nat Sherman

Altria buys Nat Sherman

| January 18, 2017

Altria Group has acquired the privately held Sherman Group Holdings and its subsidiaries.

Read More

More growers in Zimbabwe

More growers in Zimbabwe

| January 18, 2017

The number of tobacco growers in Zimbabwe has increased by 15 percent to 81,301 this farming season, according to the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board.

Read More

Cambodian manufacturer breaks with Imperial

Cambodian manufacturer breaks with Imperial

| January 18, 2017

Usine de Tabac du Cambodge has severed ties with Imperial Brands, ending a three-year business relationship.

Read More

BAT to acquire Reynolds

BAT to acquire Reynolds

| January 17, 2017

British American Tobacco expects that its acquisition of Reynolds American Inc. will result in at least $400 million of annualised ‘cost synergies’ by the end of year three.

Read More

Brian Ace passes away

Brian Ace passes away

| January 16, 2017

Tobacco industry veteran Brian George Ace passed away on Jan. 15, aged 79, after a period of illness.

Read More

An Irish cigar in the making

An Irish cigar in the making

| January 16, 2017

Tobacco crops have been grown in Sweden and are still grown in Canada and Poland; and now a cigar-tobacco crop and business is being developed in Ireland.

Read More

Tobacco smoking ban working

Tobacco smoking ban working

| January 16, 2017

With smog outside and tobacco smoking bans successfully in force inside, Beijingers could do worse than to pop inside for a breath of fresh air.

Read More

Olympic ban on the cards

Olympic ban on the cards

| January 16, 2017

In the lead-up to 2020, Japan is preparing to ban tobacco smoking in public places, perhaps because it doesn’t want people sitting in café’s puffing on performance-enhancing drugs.

Read More

Tobacco profits robust

Tobacco profits robust

| January 16, 2017

Cigarette sales rose by between nine and 10 percent in Morocco last year; so it was a good year to be involved in the tobacco trade there.

Read More

Universal CFO on medical leave

Universal CFO on medical leave

| January 14, 2017

Universal Corp.’s senior vice president and chief financial officer, David C. Moore, will be on a temporary medical leave of absence, effective immediately.

Read More

Smoking ban a priority

Smoking ban a priority

| January 13, 2017

About 1 in 10 Chinese people lives in a place where tobacco smoking is banned in public places, but a national ban is said to be coming – perhaps this year.

Read More

Shisha smoking examined

Shisha smoking examined

| January 13, 2017

A study in Jordan has found that young adults who smoke shisha regularly show substantially more symptoms of respiratory problems than do those who do not smoke.

Read More

KT&G sales resilient

KT&G sales resilient

| January 13, 2017

The imposition of graphic health warnings on cigarettes sold in South Korea is expected to knock KT&G’s domestic sales initially, but they are expected to rebound before the end of the year.

Read More

Sales ban proposal attacked

Sales ban proposal attacked

| January 13, 2017

A Russian health ministry proposal to ban the sale of tobacco products to people born after 2015 has met with opposition from tobacco producers.

Read More

Imperial in China JV

Imperial in China JV

| January 12, 2017

In the longer term, a new Imperial Brands joint venture with Yunnan Tobacco will look at opportunities presented by next generation products and possible mergers and acquisitions.

Read More