For years, Indonesia defied the global cigarette trend but that narrative changed in 2016. The market lost its resilience, and for the first time in nine years, cigarette sales in Indonesia declined. more

Sep 12, 2017 3:00 PM Features

Recognizing unfair and possibly unwise regulatory processes, FDA extended the products review application process for “newly regulated” combustible tobacco products and for non-combustible products such as e-cigarettes. more

Sep 12, 2017 12:00 PM Features

Niche cigarette products have turned out to be powerful weapons for China’s tobacco industry in their efforts to revive cigarette sales and reverse an unprecedented sales slump last year. more

Sep 12, 2017 10:00 AM Features

Printing Machine Suppliers Unfazed by Plain Packaging Drive

Courtesy of Bobst Mex SA

The introduction of plain cigarette packaging in a number of countries has affected many tobacco industry players and suppliers to a smaller or larger extent. But how about the manufacturers of printing machinery? more

Sep 12, 2017 7:00 AM Features

Pest Control in Tobacco Warehousing

Courtesy of Detia Degesch GmbH

The dreaded cigarette beetle and similarly destructive tobacco moth can wreak havoc on storaged tobacco.Tobacco Asia takes an in-depth look at the two currently most commonly used pest control methods. more

Sep 12, 2017 6:00 AM Features

Although FDA’s just-extended deadlines for cigars buoyed spirits, attendance and smoke clouds in the hall were definitely lighter than previous years. more

Sep 13, 2017 7:30 AM Features

China’s cigar market has ushered in a new round of robust growth as the four major tobacco industrial companies launched operations to significantly upgrade products and sharpen their competitive edge. more

Sep 12, 2017 2:00 PM Features

One of the industry’s most innovative and popular products in recent years has undoubtedly been flavor capsules. Over recent years, flavored capsule cigarettes have continuously gained increasing popularity with consumers the world over. more

Sep 12, 2017 9:00 AM Features