Chris Cooksey appointed President North America Operations

Mr. Chris Cooksey, currently serving as Senior Vice President North America, has, effective November 1, 2016, been appointed President of North America Operations Hail & Cotton International Group. Mr. Cooksey has over 20 years’ experience with HCIG in various roles. In making this appointment, Mike de la Fargue, President & CEO of HCIG added, “I … Read More

HCIG Commissions New Threshing Line

Hail & Cotton International Group is very pleased to announce the commissioning of a new threshing line at its Industrial Drive facility in Springfield, Tennessee. All of the company’s US flue cured and burley tobaccos are processed at this facility, as well as some air cured processing. We also handle a significant amount of third … Read More

HCIG Sponsors Farm Safety Training Events

More than 950 tobacco growers and tobacco workers recently participated in a series of on-farm safety and compliance training events that were sponsored in part by Hail and Cotton International Group. The workshops, which were held in Georgia, Kentucky and North Carolina, were conducted by GAP Connections, a non-profit organization for agricultural standards and practices … Read More

PT Mayangsari opens upgraded facility

  HCIG are very pleased to advise that their subsidiary, PT Mayangsari, has recently opened up their upgraded facility in Mayang, East Java, Indonesia. This new facility includes new and upgraded warehouse facilities, new offices, new management house, and new guest houses and guest facilities. The upgrade of the main wrapper processing warehouse is still … Read More

Hail & Cotton representatives attend 2016 NC State Tobacco Short Course

Four representatives from the Hail & Cotton International Group, (left to right) Bill Norfleet, Thomas Lowery, Will Borthick, and Brad Price participated in the 2016 NC State Tobacco Short Course conducted by the North Carolina Tobacco Foundation, in partnership with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at N.C. State University and the Tobacco Growers Association … Read More

Hail & Cotton USA achieves 2015 goals set for ISO, QMS and AIB

At the beginning of each year, Hail & Cotton International Group sets goals for achieving recertification of our Quality Management Systems (QMS) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), as prescribed by American Institute of Bakers (AIB), covering standard requirements for our factories, buying stations, and storage facilities. We are pleased to announce that during the past … Read More

Hail & Cotton International Group to exhibit at TabExpo 2015

Are you searching for the world’s finest tobaccos? Then we invite you to join the Hail & Cotton team at TabExpo October 20-23, 2015 in London. Come and see us at Booth B70 for a chance to meet our experienced, qualified group who will be happy to discuss how we can meet your needs with … Read More

Hail & Cotton International Group announces change in company directors

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn – Effective May 1, 2015, Warren Corbin has resigned from his position as a Director of Hail & Cotton International Group.  Warren has been instrumental in the successes that the Company has realized over the years.  Warren has left his mark on the Company and his accomplishments have helped in making the Company … Read More

Hail & Cotton International Group announces New President/CEO

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. — The Board of Directors of Hail & Cotton International Group (“HCIG”) has announced the hiring of Michael de la Fargue as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. de la Fargue brings more than 20 years of relevant tobacco leaf experience, having most recently served as Vice President of Leaf Services in Africa … Read More