Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB)

BAT says no to tobacco taxes

BAT says no to tobacco taxes

BRITISH American Tobacco Zimbabwe (BAT) has called on governments across Southern Africa to carefully consider the unintended consequences of increased taxes on tobacco products

TIMB urges farmers to destroy tobacco stalks

TIMB urges farmers to destroy tobacco stalks

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.

Contract farming threatens viability of tobacco floors

Contract farming threatens viability of tobacco floors

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.

Mat’land produces quality tobacco

Mat’land produces quality tobacco

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.

Tobacco industry urged to consider value addition

Tobacco industry urged to consider value addition

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.

180 million kg forecast  for 2014 tobacco season

180 million kg forecast for 2014 tobacco season

THE 2014 tobacco marketing season officially opened yesterday with an opening price of $4,85 per kg of the golden leaf.

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