News

October 10, 2019

HCIG will exhibit at TABEXPO in Amsterdam November 12-14, 2019

Hail & Cotton International Group will have a stand at TABEXPO 2019, Amsterdam, RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre, November 12-14, 2019. Come and meet our experienced team at Booth 52 during the TABEXPO show to discuss any of your tobacco needs for any type of tobacco product. We look forward to seeing you at this

January 1, 2019

Hail & Cotton International Group – Boostafrica Traders (Pvt) Ltd sign MOU

Hail & Cotton International Group (HCIG) and Zimbabwean leaf supplier, Boostafrica Traders (Pvt) Ltd (BA) are pleased to announce that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in which HCIG will acquire a fifty percent equity stake in BA. The transaction is expected to close by April 2019. ”We believe this investment creates synergies for

January 1, 2019

Ray M. Paul, Jr. appointed to Hail & Cotton, Inc. Board of Directors

Hail & Cotton, Inc. has announced the appointment of Ray M. Paul, Jr. to its Board of Directors. Ray is a retired Executive Vice President and Director of Universal Leaf Tobacco Company. Ray spent more than 30 years of his career with Universal before retiring in 2012. “Ray has served in a consulting role to

December 12, 2018

HCIG China Representative Office Opening

We are pleased to announce the opening of the Hail & Cotton International B.V. (China Representative Office) located in Qingdao. The office will be staffed by Tony Jiang (Asst. Country Manager) and an Administration Manager (We are currently interviewing for this position). Bill Strickland (Country Manager) and Hubert Yan (Leaf Operations) will continue to reside

December 12, 2018

Mike de la Fargue retires from HCIG

Mike de la Fargue, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Hail & Cotton International Group, announced his retirement in May of this year. Mike joined HCIG in 2013. His retirement became official on October 31, 2018. Mike has been instrumental in broadening the Company’s international footprint and in building a strong group of leaders

January 1, 2018

Dubai WT update

With regards to the recent World Tobacco Dubai exhibition, we appreciate the many visits we had from a wide spectrum of all our valuable customers and supply partners and the constructive and relevant discussions and meetings this allowed. Thanks to you all for your contribution to making this show a success for us. We look

December 12, 2017

Bill Anderson: retiring after more than 44 years’ of service with Hail & Cotton

After 44 1/2 years of loyal and dedicated service to the Hail & Cotton Group, Bill Anderson has advised us that he will retire as of December 31st 2017. Bill has assumed a number of different positions within the company, the most recent of which has been Vice President Sales – Hail & Cotton Inc.

November 11, 2017

HCIG will exhibit at WT Middle East in Dubai Dec 5-6

Hail & Cotton International Group will have a stand at WT Middle East Exhibition, Dubai, on December 5-6, 2017. Come and meet our experienced team at Booth LO5 at the Dubai show to discuss any of your tobacco needs for any type of tobacco product. We look forward to seeing you at this important event.