The Santa Cruz do Sul green leaf threshing plant, inaugurated in 1996, is one of the biggest and most modern in the world. In addition to this threshing plant, Souza Cruz processes the tobacco in Blumenau and Rio Negro threshing plants where the most modern equipment allows us to have differentiated processing types to address specific requirements. Also, our company has cool-storage warehouses, provided for Blumenau and Santa Cruz do Sul, and de-humidified warehousing for the finished product.
• Green leaf buying capacity: 2,000 ton per day
• Threshing capacity: 200,000 ton per year
• Seasonal workers: 3000
Our experienced blending team monitors the tobacco throughout the entire process to ensure quality and uniformity with daily inspections of all packed grades.
With operations in the 3 states of the south of Brazil, Souza Cruz offers security and versatility of supply to our customers.
Types of processes: Tip and thresh, Total thresh, Loose leaf, Butted loose leaf, Hand strips, Machine hand strips.