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BAT South Africa
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BAT South Africa is the leading tobacco manufacturer in South Africa by market share. We have a strong heritage of more than 100 years in South Africa.

BAT South Africa is the only large-scale tobacco manufacturer producing locally in South Africa. We buy 90% of locally grown tobacco leaf, supporting 200 commercial tobacco farmers, 150 emerging farmers and 10 000 agricultural jobs. We are BBEEE level 4 company, employing more than 1 100 people directly, and have been certified as a Proudly South African company. We have a strong heritage of more than 100 years in South Africa.

We are part of one of the world’s most international businesses, the British American Tobacco Group, which has over 200  brands sold in more than 200 markets. BAT South Africa forms part of British American Tobacco plc’s AmSSA region and the East and Southern Africa (ESA) area.

We are the leading manufacturer of cigarettes in South Africa by market share, and market more than 20 brands, including Dunhill, Kent, Rothmans and Peter Stuyvesant. Nationally, we have five world-class Trade Marketing and Distribution Centres.  Our Head Office is located in Cape Town.


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