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The cash crop planted in Belagavi this year has reduced to 5,085 hectares, sown by around 5,100 farmers. more

Dec 1, 2017 8:00 AM Leaf

Polish Tobacco: Deserving of More Global Recognition

Courtesy of Lukowa Tobacco Company Sp. Jawna

Although one of Europe’s largest producers, Polish tobacco remains relatively obscure outside the continent – and despite its excellent quality. But EU, as well as Polish politics, might have something to do with that situation. more

Dec 1, 2017 7:00 AM Features

Tobacco growers from Africa, Asia, Europe, and North and South America gathered in October, asking governments and institutions to open talks to address the sector’s challenges due to a decrease in demand for tobacco products. more

Dec 1, 2017 6:00 AM Features

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

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

Malawi: Premium Burley to the World

Courtesy of Premium Tama Tobacco Malawi Ltd.

Geographically relatively obscure, the African country of Malawi nevertheless has a global reputation for producing the finest burley leaf outside the US. TOBACCO ASIA talks to some of the main players. more

Mar 8, 2017 12:00 AM Features

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


From the Associate editor


Is anyone accountable for their own life anymore?

Alcohol and sugar are found to be a health risk but the tobacco industry faces harshest criticism.

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