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Tobacco Growing in the US: Market Research Report

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Tobacco Growing Market Research Report | NAICS 11191 | Apr 2014

Lighting up: While the number of US smokers is falling, farmers will reap the benefits of exports

IBISWorld’s Tobacco Growing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-0.4%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
15,679
Businesses
5,299
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Though government regulations are increasingly discouraging smoking, the industry is heading into a growth phase, with exports on the rise. Higher cigarette consumption rates and fewer tobacco product regulations in major export markets such as China will drive demand. Furthermore, US prices of tobacco leaf will remain competitive, supporting growth in the industry. Farmers will look to new opportunities for demand, such as using tobacco for ethanol and biodiesel... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The majority of leaf tobacco product is designed for use in cigarette production. The main types of tobacco used for this purpose are flue-cured and burley leaf, which is an air-cured tobacco. These varieties are used predominantly because cigarette manufacturers consider them to be an appropriate mix of quality and price.

Over the centuries, farmers have developed a wide range of morphologically different types of tobaccos, from small-leafed aromatic plants to larger, broad-leafed cigar tobacco. Despite their difference in size and species, tobacco is generally defined by the curing method applied to each plant... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Tobacco Growing Industry?

Farms in this industry grow tobacco leaf. Tobacco farmers purchase inputs, such as fertilizers, agricultural chemicals, pesticides, plant seeds, plant bulbs and curing fuel, from farm supply and other wholesaling industries. The tobacco leaf is exported or sold to domestic tobacco-product manufacturers.

Industry Products
Air-cured darkAir-cured lightCigarFire-curedFlue-curedOther tobacco products
 
Industry Activities
Flue-cured leaf tobacco growingFire-cured leaf tobacco growingCigar leaf growingAir-cured light leaf tobacco growingAir-cured dark leaf tobacco growingOther tobacco products growing


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