Technology firm launches tobacco digital platform

The platform is meant to help farmers improve productivity and market their crop beyond Zimbabwe borders.
By Ropafadzo Makosi May. 21, 2024

We must brace for forex shortages

This year, the country expects to produce 265 million kg of tobacco, from a record harvest of 296 million last year.
By The Zimbabwe Independent May. 17, 2024

TIMB pushes for tobacco value-addition

The country produced 296 million kilogrammes of tobacco last year.
By Belinda Chiroodza and Ropafadzo Makosi May. 17, 2024

Pests, diseases threaten tobacco sector

Data obtained from TIMB indicated that, in terms of value, tobacco sales fell by 11,02% to US$445,3 million, despite average price per kg increasing by 18,77% to US$3,56.
By Mthandazo Nyoni May. 16, 2024

Stanbic Bank opens more branches for tobacco players

Muhau said the setting up of three more implants was one way of living up to that commitment as it brings banking facilities closer to the regions of production. 
By Agriculture Reporter Apr. 25, 2024

Tobacco seed producer shuts down

“We have not had the chance to get parent seed for the past six years and it pushed us out of business,” she said in a telephone interview.
By Nhau Mangirazi Apr. 8, 2024

Tobacco firm BAT hires new MD

According to the financial report under review, BAT achieved total revenue of ZWL$288 billion during the period under review, an increase of 147% above the prior year.
By Blessed Ndlovu Apr. 4, 2024

Tears of an ex-tobacco firm worker

His desperation is hinged on inconsistencies by the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) and his former employer Mashonaland Tobacco Company (MTC) after he resigned on medical grounds.
By Nhau Mangirazi Apr. 1, 2024

Farmers slam tobacco buyers over ‘price fix’

Since the start of the marketing season, the top price for premium tobacco has been constant at US$4,99 per kg, while the contract price has been hovering around US$6 per kg.
By Blessed Ndlovu and Melody Chikono Mar. 24, 2024