JTI News : JTI PLEASED WITH 2019 TOBACCO MARKET SEASON
Japanese Tobacco International (JTI) Malawi has said this year’s marketing season went well as the company’s growers sold their tobacco without delay. JTI Corporate Affairs and Communications Director Limbani Kakhome said this on Thursday as the company was celebrating 10 years in Malawi.
Kakhome said that in the decade passed, the company has built a long-term relationship with growers, which allows thew growers to observe and help improve labor and safety practices. “Rejection rates were low and the company’s growers sold their tobacco faster.” said Kakhome.
In his remarks, Tobacco Association of Malawi (TAMA) Manager Tony Jamali commended JTl for the improvement saying in this year’s tobacco market no grower had low quality tobacco and that there was an average marketing price.