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Capital Influx for China’s E-Cigarette Market

Capital Influx for China’s E-Cigarette Market

The year 2018 saw a growing number of Chinese consumers using e-cigarettes, especially young people in their 20s and 30s, who accounted for more than 30% of the total consumption, and this number is still rising.

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Laser Perforation, the Filter Ventilation Solution of Choice

Courtesy of Micro Laser Technology GmbH

Manual needle rolling of tipping paper perforations is pretty much out-of-date. Laser perforation is the modern cigarette manufacturer’s preferred solution. Tobacco Asia talks to one of the leading equipment providers. Read more

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Sustainability and innovation were the keywords at the WT Middle East’s first conference held in Dubai during April 3-4, 2019. Read more

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The Irresistible Lure of Pheromone Traps

Courtesy of Borgwaldt Flavor GmbH

Common sense suggests that any tobacco company worth its salt should continuously monitor for tobacco beetle and tobacco moth. Pheromone traps are an excellent and cost-effective way to assess whether an infestation has occurred or not. Read more

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Chu Shijian, the former chairman of Hongta Group and Yuxi Hongta Tobacco passed away at the age of 91 on March 5, 2019. Read more

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It is indisputable that cannabis is the next big thing, gaining more attention from consumers, governments, as well as related businesses. Read more

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Scott Gottlieb’s resignation from his post as US Food and Drug Administration commissioner sent shockwaves across the industry followed by much speculation what this meant for the future of tobacco and next-generation products. Read more

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Tobacco Asia recently had the chance to catch-up with the charismatic c.e.o. of PT Bukit Muria Jaya, Omar Rahmanadi, who shared some thoughts on what paper manufacturers are currently facing. Read more

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What has 2019 meant for tobacco leaf so far? As February ended, it was finally possible to look at the results of the main tobacco companies. Read more

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