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Tobacco leaf production goes into 2019 with earlier projections pointing to volumes around 5.14 million tons during this crop season. Read more

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Japan Tobacco International is investing US$100 million in a production plant in Stary Gostków for the production of its Ploom Tech tobacco capsules. Read more

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Chinese electronic cigarette manufacturers now face both opportunities and challenges in production and sales at international markets due to the adoption of stringent new rules by the US Food and Drug Administration. Read more

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Philip Morris International opens its first manufacturing facility in Italy for large-scale production of two heated tobacco alternatives to cigarettes. Read more

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High Quality Tobacco graphic

Source: FAOSTAT

Due to environmental effects brought on by Mount Raung’s eruption, Indonesia’s total tobacco growing area in 2015 was reduced. Read more

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With its global process optimization consulting service, Hauni seeks out the hidden potential for savings and optimization in cigarette production processes. Read more

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The 2015 tobacco season in the United States will be remembered as one in which the production prospects started low and just kept going down. Read more

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A new and potentially lucrative use for tobacco will soon be put into commercial production in the United States. Read more

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Brazil: Tobacco Export Powerhouse

Image courtesy of SindiTabaco

With the biggest export market since 1993, Brazil keeps its top position even with a 24% drop in sales in 2014. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Regulating by science,
not prejudice

Everyone can agree that regulations should be in place to control e-cigarettes. But, shouldn’t these regulations be based on new scientific findings more than old prejudice?

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