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Universal Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividends

Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of fifty-one cents ($0.51) per share on the common shares of the Company, payable November 10, 2014, to common shareholders of record at the close of business on October 14, 2014.
PR Newswire
added Aug 8, 2014 11:45

[Europe, Italy] Deltafina Can't Snuff Out EU's $40M Tobacco Cartel Fine ($$)

Europe's highest court on Thursday denied tobacco processor Deltafina SpA's bid to undo a €30 million ($40.6 million) cartel fine, backing a landmark ruling that whistleblowers will not receive immunity from the European Commission without strict adherenc
added Jun 12, 2014 21:12

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

[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

[Mozambique] Universal Corporation Announces Expansion in Africa

announced today that the Company has approved several new capital projects in Africa which will increase and enhance the Company's infrastructure in that region. Universal currently operates in six African nations. The largest of the new projects is in Mo
PR Newswire
added Nov 5, 2013 06:28

Universal Corporation Will Get Into Electronic Cigarette Market

On Tuesday, the Richmond, Va.-based Universal said that its subsidiary Virginia Tobacco Co. Inc. is forming a joint venture with Avoca Inc. to produce and sell the liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes. Additionally, Universal ye
added Aug 14, 2013 02:43

[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

[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

[Philippines] DOLE1 to establish good labor practices in tobacco industry

The Department of Labor and Employment-Regional Office I DOLE 1) conducted recently a dialogue with the officers of the Industrial Tripartite Council-Tobacco Industry (ITCTI) to establish good labor practices which would lead eventually to voluntary compl
added Nov 23, 2012 11:58
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