Universal’s processing facility in Brazil manages all of our sourcing, processing and selling of flue-cured and burley leaf tobaccos in this region. It is equipped with a specialized staff and contemporary processing technology, which provides the flexibility to meet specific customer needs and the most rigid international quality standards.
Brazil is the second largest producer of tobacco and the largest tobacco exporter in the world. Our South American region, which includes Brazil, and Paraguay, is led by Cesar Bünecker. Cesar has 28 years of experience in the tobacco industry.