Turnover: 26.013 billion USD (2021)

Country: United States

  • Manufacturer of American cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, smokeless tobacco
  • Holds a 10% stake in the Ansheuser Bush Inbev beer group
  • One of the world's leading cigarette manufacturers


Altria spends US$2.75 billion on Njoy electronic cigarettes. 07/03/2023

  • Takeover of e-cigarette manufacturer Njoy
  • Altria has exchanged its 35% stake in Juul, for which it paid $12.8 billion at the end of 2018, for the right to use some of its technologies on heated tobacco devices.
  • Juul once enjoyed phenomenal success with its USB-key-shaped vaporettes
  • Regulatory uncertainties over the future of e-cigarettes in the United States
  • Altria estimates that its stake was worth only $250 million

Marlboro boss wants electronic cigarettes to be 26/07/2021

  • Cigarette ban in 2030 in some countries.
  • Countries ready to take the plunge include the United Kingdom and Japan.
  • The tobacco giant is now turning its attention to the medical sector, as well as to less harmful solutions such as electronic cigarettes.

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