Tobacco Sales Floor (TSF)

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.

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.

Zim tobacco sales decline by 5%

Zim tobacco sales decline by 5%

STATISTICS from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board reveals that the latest sale figures are, 5% down compared to $61 million realised in the same period last year.

Tobacco sales double

Tobacco sales double

HARARE — Sales for flue cured tobacco shot to $1,1 million on the second day of trading, almost double the $591 000 sales for last year although prices softened, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (Timb) said on Friday.

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