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Anja Cord

Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, InterTabac once again was established as the international forum of the industry. Read more

News

Major merchants resort to various “singular tricks,” such as adopting “experiential marketing” and setting up offline experience stores, which are the main means for major brands to attract the attention of consumers. Read more

Features

The World Health Organization ignores its own treaty which obliges signatories to adopt the harm reduction approach of encouraging safer nicotine products. Read more

Features

Something to Spare

Courtesy of HSI Tobacco Service & Spare-Parts GmbH

Whether new or obsolete tobacco machinery, they are all subject to considerable wear and tear. Spare part suppliers thus provide a crucial – indeed indispensable - service to keep lines running and prevent expensive production downtimes. Read more

Features

As part of our continuing series on independent leaf suppliers we are introducing a Hong Kong-based company that has spread its wings around the globe and a Zimbabwean start-up attempting its first successful baby steps. Read more

Features

The World Tobacco Growers' Day was marked this year by initiatives carried out throughout the month of October with the goal of promoting a consistent and comprehensive diversification agenda. Read more

Features

ITSA: Some Beef with TPD2

Courtesy of ITSA

The International Tax Stamp Association is warning that the EU’s TPD2 may not be compatible with the WHO’s FCTC as far as T&T requirements are concerned and that some adjustments may be sorely needed. Read more

Features

Draconic and rigid regulations, anti-tobacco lobbying, high production costs, and a host of other factors give German and French tobacco farmers headaches. Tobacco Asia talks to grower associations from both countries about their worries. Read more

Features

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