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Cuba’s tobacco farmers are finally seeing a bumper crop after two bad years that coincided with a boom in demand set off by a surge of tourists and looser US regulations on cigar-buying. more

May 26, 2017 12:00 AM Leaf

Tobacco cultivating areas in Swabi are expected to soon receive a total of Rs256 million from a tobacco cess development fund for the fiscal year 2016-17. more

May 25, 2017 12:00 AM Leaf

Tobacco auctions in Prakasam district in the Ongole region, got off on an encouraging note this year as bright grade tobacco attracted buyers at a high price of Rs161 per kg in the Ongole II auction platform. more

May 24, 2017 12:00 AM Leaf

Within a month after the opening of the floors in March, Zimbabwe saw a 39% increase in tobacco sales. more

May 23, 2017 12:00 AM Leaf

Tobacco Associates Inc recently launched a new website to answer three primary questions. more

May 22, 2017 12:00 AM Leaf

The International Tobacco Growers’ Association’s annual regional meeting of the Americas this year gathered associations from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, and the US. more

May 19, 2017 12:00 AM Leaf

Farmers in Chekurupadu have been able to drastically reduce their costs by switching to progressive energy-efficient barns. more

Mar 9, 2017 12:00 AM Leaf

Ceylon Tobacco Company Plc.announced that it will be closing its leaf depots in Anuradhapura and Sigiriya due to the impact of tax hikes, despite an increase in profits reported last year. more

Mar 8, 2017 12:00 AM Leaf

Gold Leaf Tobacco suffered heavy losses after being compelled to recall stocks from the market and destroy material after the Zimbabwean High Court barred the company from packaging and distributing cigarettes bearing the RG brand. more

Mar 7, 2017 12:00 AM Leaf

Despite concerns that heavy rains could militate against a better yield, Zimbabwe’s tobacco output this year is projected at 200 million kilograms. more

Mar 6, 2017 12:00 AM Leaf

Zimbabwe has seen a surge in millions of dollars of Chinese investment in formerly white-owned tobacco farms. more

Nov 1, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf

West Nusa Tenggara continues to monitor the purchasing process of Virginia tobacco leaves produced by local farmers despite a signed agreement that aims to protect them and their partner cigarette companies. more

Nov 1, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf

Tobacco farmers in the mountainous Merapi-Merbabu areas are having a difficult year due to the wet dry season threatening to reduce the quality of their tobacco leaves, which may lead to severe price drops. more

Nov 1, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf

Tobacco Processors Zimbabwe, owned by Northern Tobacco Company Ltd, Inter-Continental Leaf Tobacco Company, and Tribac Ltd., operates one of the largest and most modern leaf processing facilities in Africa. more

Sep 6, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf

Zimbabwe tobacco earnings for 2016 have slumped significantly after a severe drought that has left 4.5 million people, who represent 30% of the rural population, in need of food aid. more

Sep 6, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf

The Tobacco Association of Malawi reports the availability of more tobacco on the market has affected prices of the cash crop in the country, as the market principle of demand and supply has come to haunt the tobacco market. more

Sep 5, 2016 5:00 AM Leaf

Coupled with poor rainfall patterns which have seen up to half of the population of Malawians in need of food aid, the country’s major forex earner, tobacco, the country’s biggest export crop is now facing a tough time on the auction floors. more

Sep 5, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf

Tobacco seasonal export earnings have reached US$253 million after the sale of 45.1 million kg of tobacco since the commencing of the season in March this year. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf

Valley smallholder farmers in Manicaland have made a breakthrough into lucrative cigar tobacco farming after clinching a market in Germany, the country’s Financial Gazette reports. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf

Officials from auction floors say tobacco prices have now picked up after weeks of stormy sales following low prices and high rejection rates. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf

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