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[Virginia] JTI Leaf Services expanding in Danville

"Tobacco is alive and well in Danville," said Steve Daniels, CEO of JTI Leaf Services. Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 the tobacco company in Danville, Virginia announced the opening of their brand new 110,000 square foot tobacco storage facility. Housed in there
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Apr 4, 2017 11:28

[Brazil, USA] “CNT has become a shareholder in the UTC Group”

Contraf-Nicotex-Tobacco GmbH (“CNT”) and United Tobacco Company LLC (“UTC US”) are pleased to announce that CNT has become a shareholder in the UTC Group by founding UTC International LLC, Wilson, NC. The new company shall be the management holding for t
United Tobacco Company
added Mar 29, 2017 18:46

[Africa, Zimbabwe] TIMB takes over afforestation fund

The Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) will manage the afforestation fund made up of tobacco levies, a Cabinet minister has said.
Newsday (zw)
added Mar 20, 2017 17:55

[Asia, India] Tobacco farmers felicitated for adopting modern, scientific practices

Tobacco Institute of India (TII), on Friday hosted the 17th annual Tobacco Farmers Award ceremony to recognize tobacco farmers for adopting contemporary farming practices that help improve yields, produce better varieties and make Indian tobaccos competit
India Blooms (in)
added Jan 20, 2017 20:38

[Asia] UK's Imperial Brands teams up in joint venture with China Tobacco

has formed a joint venture with state-owned China National Tobacco (CNTC) in a move to gain a foothold in the world's largest cigarette market. The joint venture announced on Wednesday could boost Imperial's long-term earnings potential and competitive p
added Jan 11, 2017 21:18

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Over 55 000ha put under tobacco

At least 55 885 hectares of land have been put under tobacco as at the end of last week, an increase from 50 151 hectares planted during the comparable period last year, the industry regulator has said.<span i
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Dec 23, 2016 01:33

[North Carolina] NC court OKs big fight: 800K tobacco growers, $340M, 1 case

The state Supreme Court said Wednesday it was impractical for courts to handle hundreds of thousands of individual lawsuits in the fight over the reserve funds held by a North Carolina-based tobacco marketing cooperative. The decade-long lawsuit involve
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 21, 2016 20:56

[Africa] Zimbabwe's evicted elderly white farmers pin last hope on compensation

After investing most of his money in his tobacco farm, van Buuren was left almost destitute when his land was seized by the government in 2010. "I lost virtually everything,"... Today, he is one of countless evicted elderly white landowners struggling t
added Oct 31, 2016 17:09

[Asia, India] Concerns over leaf tobacco prices

This was one of the concerns discussed during the second day of the International Tobacco Growers’ Association’s 31st annual general meeting, which was held in New Delhi last week. For one thing, current prices made it difficult to meet the increasing l
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers cry foul over levy

TOBACCO farmers are up in arms with government over how it is using funds generated under the Afforestation Levy, which is meant to support production of the golden leaf, the country’s biggest export earning crop. Over the past two seasons, government, t
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added Aug 1, 2016 14:07
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