INDUSTRY

European smoking tobacco includes fine-cut tobacco, pipe tobacco, and traditional nasal snuff and chewing tobaccos.

SMOKING TOBACCO

PRODUCTION

HISTORY &
TRADITION

As artisanal products, these tobaccos are part of a rich and distinct European cultural heritage. The industry comprises hundreds of manufacturers, distributors and retailers of tobacco across Europe, with many small and mid-sized companies making important economic and social contributions. Many are still rooted where they began and have grown from manufacturing and selling locally to operating as truly European companies reaching consumers throughout the EU and beyond.