The company was established in the 1860s during the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. It is the second largest contractor and processor of Flue Cured Virginia and Burley tobacco in Hungary. It provides processing and strip blending services for international customers at a competitive price.
More than 120 years old factory with tradition and experience and a unique capability to produce cigarettes, small cigars, cigarillos, RYO and MYO tobacco, filter cigarette tubes under one roof. Continuous investments and continued commitment to progress assure diversified production of the highest quality tobacco products for our consumers.
The Hungarian portfolio of Continental can be ordered via the National Tobacconist Supply company. The sales of our products are supported by our Channel Development Sales Force with countrywide coverage who keep the direct contact with the tobacconists. Our innovative, enthusiastic team provide the retailers with advises, operative help and relevant information from the tobacco industry. They reach all tobacconists regularly. Day by day we strive to keep the well-know Continental attitude and positive way of communication towards our partners.
We consciously build our international market presence. Though the majority of our current international business is realized within the EU, we serve clients in over 25 countries even as far as Japan. We are proud of the dynamic growth of our partners and still, restlessly looking for new opportunities and challenges to prove our capabilities as a solution provider.
Continental Tobacco Slovakia, founded in 2001 and started business based on the awareness of our traditional brands even in Slovakia.
Based on the successful DSD system, CTS acts as a classic distribution operation reaching more and more retailers and consumers. Recently new brands were introduced while the portfolio is continuously adjusted to the competitive market needs.
Continental Tobacco Germany was founded in 2004 in Leverkusen. Following the first successful entries the company moved to Tüttleben (in Thüringen) in 2007 in order to create new base for further growth. Capitalizing on the strategic partnership with most of our wholesalers the portfolio has been extended. As a further line of business we have also entered the challenging Private Label segment as well. We offer products in the premium segment too such as natural cigarettes and natural finecut tobacco as well as flavored small filter cigarillos wrapped in natural tobacco leaf.
Continental Tobacco Italy started operations in 2005. Offering our international cigarette and filter cigarillo brand as a start, we have reached a considerable awareness. Our portfolio has been extended by fine cut tobacco. Since March 2011 new cigarillos with natural wrapper are available in an extended assortment. Our unhidden aim is to reinforce and extend our distribution with the help of our existing and potentially welcomed new agencies.
As the first international subsidiary company of Continental Tobacco Corp. S.C. Taban Trafic was established in 1999 as a production and trading unit of the group. As a result of EU membership the production has been transferred back to Hungary and Taban Trafic became the sole importer and distributor of CTG brands, like ENTER, PANNONIA and SILVERADO cigarettes.
Our flexible and innovative team in Arad –– is providing customized solutions to our partners and seeks for additional opportunities to maintain continuous growth on the Romanian market.