Monthly Archives: November 2012

Methods for Curing Tobacco

Flue-cured Tobacco The most popular curing process is identified as flue-curing. Applied mostly in the production of cigarettes, the most popular type of flue-cured tobacco is Virginia. Virginia tobacco is as well well-known as ‘bright tobacco’ as the heat-drying process provides the leaves a bright colour. The temperature of the heater is little by little increased until the leaves and … Continue reading Continue reading

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British American Tobacco Review

British American Tobacco (BATS) is a member of the FTSE100 and the second biggest cigarette company around the world by global market share. Brands of the tobacco group are marketed in about 180 countries. British American Tobacco has presented a profit of over 600 percent during the last ten years and the company still provides a good opportunity of further … Continue reading

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JTI hails new tobacco policy

Japan Tobacco International states that it will improve its relationship with growers and other stakeholders with a goal to reestablish the country’s tobacco market share on the international place. The cigarette maker said this on November 23 in the course of a field visit to JTI contracted grower, Violet Savala, at Chitedze in Lilongwe by Minister of Agriculture and Food … Continue reading

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Brazilian company to manufacture cigarettes in Cuba

Brascuba S.A, the Brazilian-Cuban joint venture, will in the near future begin manufacturing in Cuba of Brazil’s popular Plaza cigarette brand, mass media reported. The company’s head of exports, Ernesto Tabio, declared that by mid-2013 the company intends to start transferring cigarettes to Brazil, the official AIN news agency stated. The cigarettes manufactured in Cuba will have the same features … Continue reading

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Buy Philip Morris for Its 3.8 percent Yield

During the last years Philip Morris International Inc. has carried out very shareholder friendly policies. The cigarette maker has been involved a massive share repurchase program and has been growing its dividend annually since its spin off from Altria in 2008. The tobacco firm has as well improved its revenue gradually while also taking benefits of low interest rates to … Continue reading

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Quebec budget: Sin taxes increasing

The price of cigarettes and drinking alcohol is rising, a move that will provide in $536 million in new earnings over the next three years to support Quebec in stabilizing its books. Cigarette taxes are growing by 18%, Finance Minister Nicolas Marceau declared. A pack of cigarettes will be priced at 50 cents more. The higher tax became operational at … Continue reading

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Vintage Camel Cigarettes Thanksgiving Ad

Today it is celebrated Thanksgiving Day in the United States. The main piece of present-day Thanksgiving in the United States is a big meal, usually centered around a large roasted turkey. Almost all the dishes in the traditional American variant of Thanksgiving dinner are composed of foods native to the New World as in accordance with tradition the Pilgrims got … Continue reading

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Marlboro Cigarette Development

Manufactured by Philip Morris International and Philip Morris USA, Marlboro cigarette brand is still one of the most famousĀ  and preferred brand all over the world. For a long time, appealing magazine and billboard ads help boost the brand’s popularity. Its biggest producing plant is located in the City of Richmond in Virginia. The name of brand was taken from … Continue reading

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Japan Tobacco rises on government share sale delay

Japan Tobacco shares increased in Tokyo trade on November 19 after the authorities stated that it would postpone selling part of its stake in the former monopoly. Choppy markets and an election in December, which could determine a change in leadership, were between factors for postponing the sale of part of Tokyo’s 50.0% holding in the cigarette company, a finance … Continue reading

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Cigarette Price Increase Could Be on Horizon for Cigarette Makers

The three biggest U.S. cigarette makers may sanction a new circle of cigarette price hikes in the next weeks, though the hike won’t necessarily increase profitability as the tobacco companies have improved promotions lately. Wells Fargo & Co. analyst Bonnie Herzog forecasted the tobacco industry would proceed in December their second circle of cigarette price hikes this year, with the … Continue reading

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