INTERVIEW WITH THE EUROPEAN SMOKING TOBACCO ASSOCIATION

BY DAVID HAWORTH

THE EUROPEAN Smoking Tobacco Association (ESTA) represents the interests of the European manufacturers, distributors and importers of fine-cut (rolling) tobacco, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco and nasal snuff tobacco. The members of ESTA are mainly small and medium sized companies (SMEs) as well as member associations from the vast majority of the European Union Member States from Norway and Switzerland. Smoking tobacco comprises approximately 9% of the total sales of tobacco products in the European Union: around 8% for fine-cut ...


Full access to this article can be arranged with permission from the client that first ordered it. Please contact us to request access. Entries are uploaded to our archive at least one year after being published by a client – free access is restricted to International News Services journalists for background research only. The article date indicates when copy was filed to a client, not when posted to this archive. Upon client requests, International News Services will remove such articles from the archive or not upload them in the first place. They are included to demonstrate the breadth of topics undertaken by the agency and also to help promote clients’ coverage.