BRITISH American Tobacco Zimbabwe (BAT) has called on governments across Southern Africa to carefully consider the unintended consequences of increased taxes on tobacco products
TOBACCO Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has urged all golden leaf farmers to destroy tobacco stalks as a way of reducing carryover of diseases and pests in the next farming season.
The decentralisation of tobacco marketing and an increase in farmers taking up contract farming is threatening the survival of Zimbabwe’s auction floors, Parliament has heard.
MATABELELAND small-scale tobacco farmers are expecting to harvest 1,5 tonnes of tobacco per hectare this season with an official describing the crop as top quality as the region begins to embrace the cashcrop.
THE tobacco industry should embark on value addition projects throughout the country in support of the economic development of the industry, a local non-governmental organisation has said.
THE 2014 tobacco marketing season officially opened yesterday with an opening price of $4,85 per kg of the golden leaf.