Industry Insights of Organic Tobacco Market Trends, and Outlook 2025

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Organic Tobacco Market- Global Industry Insight,
Trends, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis 2017-
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North America is ex pected to be the largest market in terms of revenue share, over the forecast period owing to
growing consumer preference towards organic tobacco products instead of quitting tobacco completely is fueling
growth of the market. This is also attributed to increasing smoking population. According to Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 15 of every 100 U.S. adults smoked cigarettes and accounted for 36.5
million adult cigarette smoking population in U.S. in 2015. Furthermore, companies in North America are
engaged in helping farmers to grow organic tobacco. Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company (SFNTC), p romotes
sustainable farming and provide US$ 190,000 as fu nd to farmers to grow wheat in rotation with organic tobacco
in North Carolina in 2011.
Asia Pacific is the fastest growing region in global organic to bacco due to its increasing consumption and its
applications such as cigarettes, cigars and cigarillos. According to World Health Organization (WHO), India
accounted for 84% of the world’s consumption of smokeless tobacco in 2 015. Furthermore, the smoke from
organic tobacco is considered as environmentally friendly, which is propelling growth of market.
Organic Tobacco Market Outlook
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Organic tobacco is processed and grown without using any chemicals or preservatives. These are surrounded
with sunflower plants as trap crop for beneficial insects such as bugs. Organic tobacco products are available
in various forms such as cigarette and organic flavored tobacco. The anti-tobacco activists claim that organic
tobacco helps to quit smoking habit, as it does not contain ammonia, pesticides and bleach as that of tobacco is
one of the key factor burgeoning growth of market. Organic tobacco products always possess United States
Department of Agriculture (USDA) certification.
However, the high cost of organic tobacco is expected to hinder market growth. According to United States,
Department of Agriculture (USDA), the average cost of conventional tobacco was US$ 4.11 per kg and that of
organic tobacco was US$ 7.67 per kg in 2016, which is restraining the growth of the market. Furthermore,
organic tobacco contains harmful substances such as carbon monoxide, heavy metal and tar leading to diseases
such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which may have negative impact on the growth of this
market. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in America, nearly 15.7 million was
diagnosed with COPD in 2014.
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