Tabacalera

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Tabacalera, S.A.
Former type Sociead Anónima
Industry Tobacco
Fate Merged with SEITA
Predecessor(s)
  • Institución del Estanco de Tabaco
  • Compañía Arrendataria de Tabacos
Successor(s) Altadis
Founded March 1945 (1945-03)
Defunct April 1999 (1999-04)
Headquarters Madrid, Spain
Products Ducados, Fortuna

Tabacalera was a Spanish tobacco monopoly whose origins date back to 1636, making it the oldest tobacco company in the world [1].

In 1999, the company merged with SEITA of France to form Altadis which was later purchased by Imperial Tobacco. Its brands included Ducados and Fortuna.

Tabacalera is also the common name of Compañia General de Tabacos de Filipinas, S.A.

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