JTI is one of the fastest growing tobacco companies in Zambia. We are a dynamic group of dedicated professionals who are passionate about sourcing the highest quality tobacco leaf. Our vision is to lead sustainable tobacco production in Zambia. To achieve this, we work closely with 7,000 small scale and commercial farmers to produce two types of tobacco: burley, grown in the Eastern province and flue cured virginia, grown in the Western province.
We are a leading international tobacco company, operating in 120 countries worldwide. Our goal is to be the most successful and responsible tobacco company in the world. In Zambia, we are doing this by ensuring a sustainable supply of quality leaf while investing to improve the lives of the people in the communities where we do business.
At the heart of our operations are our company values of enterprising, open and challenging, which define how we operate.
We work with 7,000 farmers.
We sell four brands in Zambia: Camel, Sweet Menthol, Aspen and Monte Carlo.
At a glance
Year established: 2010
Locations: Lusaka, Eastern and Western provinces
Operations: Buying tobacco leaf from small scale and commercial farmers