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Tobacco farmers have made US$416 million from the sale of over 144 million kilograms of flue cured tobacco so far this marketing season. more

Jul 10, 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

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

Gold Leaf Tobacco, the South African-based cigarette manufacturer, is planning to set up a manufacturing plant in Zimbabwe following the launch of its brand, Rudland & George. more

Nov 1, 2016 12:00 AM Manufacturing

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

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

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

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

About 18,000 farmers abandoned tobacco growing this season due to drought and unfavorable prices offered at the auction floors last season, Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board statistics have shown. more

May 5, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf

Premier Tobacco Auction Floors has embarked on a program to equip farmers with better skills to grade, present, and classify tobacco so that they get good prices at sales floors, an official said. more

May 4, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf

Zimbabwe’s tobacco industry officials have warned that adopting harsh anti-tobacco policies will cripple the country’s economy and destroy the livelihoods of more than 70,000 farmers who depend on the crop. more

Mar 1, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf

Zimbabwe has earned $190.5 million from its sales of tobacco exported all over the world since January 2016. Some 50 countries import flue-cured tobacco from Zimbabwe. more

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