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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim explores alternatives to flue-cured Virginia tobacco

Small-scale tobacco farmers in the Burma Valley embarked on a cigar wrapper tobacco project this season. Cigar wrapper is tobacco leaf used as the outermost covering of a cigar, surrounding the binder. This comes at a time when there is a shortage of ciga
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Aug 5, 2016 17:15
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco marketing season to begin 30 March

A delayed tobacco selling season will begin on 30 March with expectations this season’s total volume will be about 160 million kgs, The Herald reported. Last year about 200 million kgs were sold. Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board Chairperson Monica Chi
Tobacco Journal International
added Mar 4, 2016 14:28
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] $577m tobacco sold so far: TIMB

A total of 195,7 million kilogrammes of tobacco worth $576,9 million has been sold to date since the selling season opened in March this year, statistics released by the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:51
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[Africa, China] Tobacco Farm: What's in it for Namibians?

THE PROPOSED tobacco farm in the Zambezi region of Namibia by Chinese company Namibia Oriental Tobacco cc has raised a lot of controversy...at a time the country is facing a devastating drought that threatens its food security, top in people's mind is gr
The Namibian (na)
added Aug 7, 2015 20:29
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[Africa] Zimbabwe tobacco industry at a crossroads

is facing an uncertain future with tobacco growers recently rioting at auction floors due to low prices being offered for the “golden leaf” amid concerns about poor quality production. Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector has over the years been regarded as
The Citizen (za)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:39
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[Africa, Virginia] Tobacco giant makes a global push

One of Richmond’s biggest tobacco companies is making a major overseas investment. Universal Corp., a leaf tobacco supplier and processor headquartered on the Southside, said it plans to spend between $40 million and $45 million to expand its operations
Richmond (VA) BizSense
added Nov 5, 2013 18:36
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Farmers hail tobacco selling season

0 Comments and 0 Reactions Agriculture Reporter Tobacco farmers have described the 2013 selling season set to end this Friday as a success. Most farmers described the season as a success while others complained of poor quality crop due to incessant rains.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 7, 2013 21:11
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[Africa] Malawi Kwacha still registering gains, as tobacco earns $233.8m: Inflation slows

This is coming at a time when the so called Malawi’s green gold, tobacco, has earned the economy a total of $233.8 million from 113 million kgs so far sold until last week which was week 15 representing a sales increase of 62 percent compared with 2012.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jun 25, 2013 08:23
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[Zambia, Zimbabwe] African tobacco farmers oppose WHO ban

This came up at an International Tobacco Growers’ Association-Africa meeting held recently in Zambia. Tobacco growers opposed the ultimate eradication of tobacco growing
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 15, 2012 12:40
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[Africa, Zambia] Smuggled cigarettes ‘robbing’ local producers

A LOCAL cigarette manufacturer says Government needs to seriously monitor and stop the smuggling of cigarettes into the country to promote the local industry. Roland Imperial Tobacco Company Limited (RITCO) general manager Aliport Ngoma said the preval
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added May 16, 2017 14:54
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