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.
Organic Tobacco-Market Taxonomy:
On the basis of curing method, organic tobacco market is segmented into:
On the basis of application, organic tobacco is segmented into:
Among applications, cigarettes segment accounted for the largest market share in terms of revenue. The increasing consumption of cigarettes in emerging economies such as China and India, is expected to propel the growth of this segment. According to The World Health Organization, nearly 5.6 trillion cigarettes were consumed in 2013. China and Russia are the countries consuming cigarette owing to high smoking prevalence and high smoking intensity.
Organic Tobacco - Market Outlook:
Some of the major market players operating in the global organic tobacco market include Reynolds American, Inc., Mother Earth Tobacco, Seke S.A., Vape Organics, Hestia Tobacco LLC, R. J., and Quinnington Organic Tobacco Company Pty.
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