The tobacco plant may receive a lot of bad rap, but few of the staunch critics ever acknowledge that it also has great potential to actually save lives. Read more

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Reconstituted tobacco leaf has been widely used in cigarette blends both at home in China and abroad. Read more

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A Big Agenda: OEM/ODM in China’s Vaping Industry

ALD Group Limited

OEM and ODM services are crucial for almost all of China’s e-smoking manufacturers, often generating the bulk of their revenues. Three leading companies shared their insights with Tobacco Asia. Read more

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Travel Retail: Important but Difficult

Taiwan Tobacco & Liquor Corporation

Though profits may have become smaller, travel retail still is an important sales channel for many cigarette companies – and one that helps curate a brand image, too. Read more

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As is customary, the year begins with tobacco price negotiations in South American countries: Argentina, Brazil, and Colombia. Tobacco growers’ associations started their meeting with tobacco companies and leaf dealers. Read more

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China’s Vaping Industry Slowly Recovering from Coronavirus

RELX Technology

Together with other recent developments, the Covid-19 outbreak put China’s vaping industry under intense pressure, forcing factory shutdowns and event cancelations. But the situation appears to be gradually returning to normal. Read more

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Tomas Jaukovic: “Creating Something Better” for Japan’s Smokers

Imperial Brands Japan

Tobacco Asia talks to the newly-appointed general manager of Imperial Brands Japan about his business vision for the country’s NGP landscape. Read more

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Mudanjiang Hengfeng: No Paper Tiger

Mudanjiang Hengfeng Paper Co. Ltd.

The world’s largest paper manufacturer for the tobacco industry fills Tobacco Asia in on current global trends. Read more

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While the US has issued a ban on all e-cigarette flavors except tobacco and menthol, the fresh, minty flavor will soon no longer be available to conventional cigarette smokers in Europe as a full ban on menthol kicks-in. Read more

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