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[Mexico] Universal Corporation Announces Agreement with Philip Morris International Inc. to Supply Mexican Tobaccos

Previously, the purchase and processing of these tobaccos was handled directly by a subsidiary of Philip Morris International Inc. Starting with the upcoming 2015 crop, PMIMSA will purchase processed grades of tobacco from TPN. The new arrangement is expe
PR Newswire
added Mar 2, 2015 23:42

[Tanzania] Bunge praises US tobacco firm for rescuing washed-up state company

Morogoro.The Parliamentary standing committee on Industries and Trade and the Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) have praised a US-based firm, Universal Corporation Inc. for revamping a once loss making state company through injection of massive capital res
The Citizen (tz)
added Mar 22, 2013 12:38

[North Carolina] Johnston County sweet potato farmer files lawsuit over pet food idea

What started as a simple idea aimed at improving the quality of pet food made in China with North Carolina sweet potatoes has become a lawsuit filed March 23 by a farmer against a Virginia agriculture giant. Johnston County farmer Frank Lee filed suit ag
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Apr 5, 2016 20:37

Malawi President Annuls Election Due to ‘Rampant Irregularities’

The country is Africa’s top exporter of burley tobacco, a low-grade variety of the crop. Limbe Leaf Tobacco Co., a unit of U.S.- based Universal Corp., Alliance One International Inc. and Japan Topics Tobacco Inc. are among buyers in the nation.
Bloomberg News
added May 25, 2014 16:32

Universal Corporation Announces New Business to Produce Innovative Food Ingredients

its new subsidiary, Carolina Innovative Food Ingredients, Inc. The new business will utilize advanced technology to produce high quality food grade dehydrated and juiced fruit and vegetable products. Initially the business will focus upon value added ingr
PR Newswire
added Apr 17, 2014 04:28

[Brazil, Latin America] Broad leaf demand/supply in balance

With the lower leaf tobacco crop levels of 2016, Universal Corporation believes that the supply of flue-cured and Burley is largely in line with demand on a global basis. “However, inventories held by our customers and the leaf quality and pricing of cr
Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 5, 2016 20:13

Universal Corporation Names Hentschke To Succeed Brewer As Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Hentschke has more than 24 years of experience in leaf operations with Universal, and has served since 2013 as Executive Vice President of Universal Leaf Tobacco Company, Incorporated. In this role, he supports Universal's global tobacco operations.
PR Newswire
added Mar 25, 2015 17:10

[Malawi] Special report: The children working the tobacco fields: 'I wanted to be a nurse'

Children in poor families work the fields in Malawi, impacting schooling, reports Sarah Boseley, amid signs of a growing international crisis....There are 18 tenant families on this tobacco farm in the Kasungu district of Malawi, each living in a straw h
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:28

[Tanzania] Investment Centre Hails Investors in Tobacco

TIC Investment Facilitation Director, Ms Nakuala Senzia, made the remarks on Wednesday, during a tour of members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Economy, Industries and Trade at the Morogoro-based Universal Corporation Inc. The Universal Corpo
added Mar 22, 2013 12:53

Universal Corporation Reports Annual Results and Improved Fourth Quarter Earnings

Mr. Freeman stated, "Given fiscal year 2015's oversupplied market conditions, I am pleased with the results we achieved. We ended the year with strong fourth quarter results, which helped to bring our segment operating earnings for the fiscal year in line
PR Newswire
added May 20, 2015 06:43
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