Alliance One International was recently recognized in the “Large Tobacco Processing Industry” category at the Tanzania Manufacturer of the Year Awards 2023 competition.
At the commendation ceremony, General Manager of Lianyi International, Marple, attributed the company's success to its persistence in promoting best agricultural and business practices. Marple said that last year, Alliance One International had paid US$71.9 million to 12,000 tobacco growers in Tanzania, in line with the country's government's requirement to pay growers in US dollars. In addition, the company paid US$1.81 million to the Tanzania Agricultural Marketing Cooperative and US$780,000 to the local tobacco cooperative union. The local government received $1.72 million in revenue from Alliance One International. Maple thanked the Tanzanian government for providing reliable electricity to its Morogoro plant.