Norio Hattori, regional marketing director of The Pacific Cigar Co., sits down with Tobacco Asia's Eric Piras to talk about cigars and more. more

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The Moisture Hunters

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Rigorous moisture testing is a crucially important step deployed at various stages throughout the manufacturing process to ensure high product quality. Tobacco Asia looks at some of the latest moisture metering models available – both for offline and more

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In a rare exclusive interview, Thailand Tobacco Monopoly’s managing director Daonoi Suttiniphapunt grants Tobacco Asia some insights into the organization’s future plans and the manifold challenges that lie ahead for the state-owned outfit. more

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Schweitzer-Mauduit International’s subsidiary established in Hong Kong and four subsidiaries of China National Tobacco Corporation jointly invested to set up China Tobacco Schweitzer (Yunnan) Reconstituted Tobacco Co., Ltd. more

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India is one of the leading tobacco producers and exporters in South Asia – and with a huge variety of tobaccos to boost. Tobacco Asia’s Thomas Schmid picks the brains of some of the key players. more

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DIET and Recon to the Fore!

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Dry ice-expanded tobacco (DIET) and reconstituted tobacco have become indispensable components in a wide range of products, from cigarettes to MYO tobacco and even cigars and cigarillos. Tobacco Asia talks to two of the most important suppliers. more

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More than 170 representatives from the tobacco industry all over China gather to summarize the work of cigarette network construction and to exchange and share experiences. more

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Many interesting things happened for the industry in 2017. more

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Japan Tobacco’s expansion in the Philippines is seen as important for its growth in Asia Pacific, considering the tough operating environment faced elsewhere. more

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