As the Chinese market evolves, two trends have become very clear: one is the upgrading of consumption, and the other is the rationalization of high-end consumption. more

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Though the overall global consumption of tobacco is decreasing, certain parts of the industry are growing. more

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Forwarding and warehousing are two of the most important aspects to ensure a smooth production flow in the tobacco industry. Tobacco Asia picks the brains of some providers. more

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Growers debated the challenges the sector is facing during the gathering in Zimbabwe. more

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China National Tobacco Corporation signed a memorandum of strategic cooperation with China’s internet giants Alibaba Group and Ant Financial in a move has had a large impact on the industry. more

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The cigarette industry in Southeast Asia is on the wane with combined cigarette volumes sales declining by nearly 3% in 2017. Strong government regulations are key reasons for the reduced outlook. more

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Conquering Counterfeiting with Security Printing

Florian Grunt

Counterfeited cigarettes have become an increasingly serious problem in many markets and cigarette manufacturers can protect their brands through various security printing solutions. Tobacco Asia looks at some remarkable options. more

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Flavoring industry veteran Eduardo Berea of Alternative Ingredients, and Polish company Chemnovatic fill in Tobacco Asia on the workings of nicotine manufacturers supplying the e-juice industry. more

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InterTabac is the world’s largest trade fair for tobacco products and smoking accessories. InterSupply focuses on the supply side of the industry. more

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