Scandinavian Tobacco changes name to British American Tobacco Latvia

December 5, 2008 - Latvian tobacco products manufacturer Scandinavian Tobacco has changed its brand name to British American Tobacco Latvia, according to information from the Registry of Enterprises Lursoft. British American Tobacco (BAT) announced the acquisition of Skandinavisk Tobakskompagni , which owns Scandinavian Tobacco , last February.

The Latvian company accounts for more than 60 per cent of cigarette sales in Scandinavia and its cigarettes are sold in over 40 markets. The company is the leading market player in Denmark and Norway and commands close to one-third of the Swedish market.

Reference: Scandinavian Tobacco changes name,janoschkagroup, 12/5/2008.

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