Where Is Tobacco Grown Today?

Where is tobacco grown now?

In the United States, it is grown in northern middle Tennessee, central Kentucky, and Virginia.

Fire-cured tobacco grown in Kentucky and Tennessee is used in some chewing tobaccos, moist snuff, some cigarettes, and as a condiment in pipe tobacco blends.

Is tobacco still grown in the US?

Tobacco farms in the US produced approximately 800 million pounds of tobacco in the year 2012. To reach this total, tobacco was grown in about nineteen states in the US. Of these, the states of North Carolina, Georgia, and Kentucky combined to account for almost eighty percent of the production.

What state produces the most tobacco?

North Carolina

Where is the best tobacco in the world grown?

The tobacco of Cuba is considered the finest in the world. Cuba’s best tobacco-growing region is in the Vuelta Abajo, part of the Pinar del Rio area located in western Cuba.