Japan Tobacco Inc.

    Japan Tobacco Inc. profile and corporate video

       Japan Tobacco Inc. is a manufacturing company of tobacco, pharmaceutical and processed food products headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. It was established as Japan Tobacco and Salt Public Corporation (JTS) on June 1, 1949, and it helped to ensure the stable supply of tobacco and secure fiscal revenues for the Government.

       The group operates through the following business segments: Tobacco, Pharmaceuticals, and Processed food.


       The Tobacco segment provides cigarettes, rolling tobacco, reduced-risk products, snus and cigars. It also involves 100+ brands worldwide, 9 flagship brands, and 2 leading reduced-risk products brands.

       JT flagship brands:

    • Winston
    • Mevius
    • Camel
    • LD
    • Benson & Hedges
    • Natural American Spirit
    • Sobranie
    • Glamour
    • Silk Cut

       Reduced-Risk Products brands:

    • Logic
    • Ploom

       The Pharmaceuticals creates original and innovative drugs for patients around the world, mainly on the fields of metabolic diseases, autoimmune/inflammatory diseases and viral infection.

    Processed food

       The Processed food segment provides food products to consumers, focusing on staple food products such as frozen noodles, frozen and packed cooked rice, and frozen baked bread.

       With more than 61 000 employees, Japan Tobacco Inc. sells its products in more than 130 countries, and it is considered one of the largest international tobacco companies. According to Forbes, it is considered one of the ”Top Regarded Companies” and one of the top 2000 largest public companies in the world.

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    **Video published on YouTube by “JTI Careers“.



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