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Oettinger Davidoff AG officially opens its new factory in Danlí, Honduras

After acquiring tobacco plantations in the Condega region of Nicaragua and in the Jamastrán Valley in Honduras, the company purchased land in Honduras 2015 to build a new cigar factory. ODAG Factory_1 ODAG
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 23:41

[Africa] Zimbabwe Tobacco Exports Rake In $221.1mln

Zimbabwe has so far exported 47.2 million kilograms of flue cured tobacco valued at $222.1 million, 10.5 percent lower compared to $248.3 million reported in the same period last year, latest statistics from the industry regulator shows. Tobacco is the c
News of the South (zm)
added May 24, 2017 03:06

[Asia, China] City to use cigar production to woo tourists

The city of Shifang in Southwest China's Sichuan province has its sights set on becoming a tourist destination centered on cigar production. Daquankeng village in the city's Shigu town has the longest history of growing tobacco for cigar production in t
China Daily (cn)
added May 24, 2017 03:05

BRIEF-Universal Corporation Q4 loss per share $1.64

added May 24, 2017 02:03

Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend and Sets Annual Meeting Date

PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 01:59

Universal Corporation Reports Annual Results

Mr. Freeman stated, "I am pleased to announce that Universal delivered solid results again this year despite supply headwinds, most notably from the weather-reduced crop sizes in Brazil and ongoing challenging market conditions in Tanzania. Although we h
PR Newswire
added May 24, 2017 01:59

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers at their wits’ end

Tobacco farmers’ woes at the auction floors started as a blooper by banks that was tolerable and mildly transgressive but it has evolved into a repetitive, insipid seasonal mess that is creating paupers out of potentially vibrant business people. These
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added May 23, 2017 12:35

[Asia, India] Pro-tobacco group praises govt, thanks for taking action against some NGOs

Union Home Ministry moved against the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) for the alleged lobbying and violation of foreign funding norms,... FAIFA is headed by B V Javade Gowda, who is described as a tobacco farmer. The association told IE that it w
Financial Express (in)
added May 21, 2017 20:29

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Flue-cured tobacco export volumes rise 9pc

Volumes of tobacco which has been exported now stand at 47, 1 million kilogrammes, a 9 percent rise from those exported in the corresponding period last year, statistics that the industry regulator released show.
BH24 (zw)
added May 19, 2017 14:55

VIDEO: When choosing flowers, bees go for their nicotine fix

Scientists tested if bees could be influenced to pollinate certain flowers because of chemicals the plants released.
USA Today
added May 17, 2017 23:44
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