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Cigar manufacturer UTP among the 25 ‘Best Companies to work for’ in 2016

Cigar manufacturer United Tobacco Processing (Pvt.) Ltd., part of the Belgian J. Cortès, was recently awarded the Sri Lanka’s ‘Best Companies to work for 2016’ label.

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The label is an initiative of the Great Place to Work® institute that operates across 46 countries worldwide. The annual study by Great Place to Work® Sri Lanka is based on data from 16,000 employees operating in 15 industries and is conducted in collaboration with business magazine AMD and the chamber of commerce.

For the study, employee surveys were taken from UTP’s over 2,000 employees.

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About J. Cortès

J. Cortès is a family run company with a passion for cigars. Cigars in all shapes and sizes. It's a never-ending story of dedication and craftsmanship that started in 1926. Don't smoke but enjoy! Our prime brands are J. Cortes, Country, Neos and Amigos. For the major European countries we have strong in-house sales teams; for other markets our brands are in the hands of our export managers and sold over 80 countries globally. In 2016 CEO Fredje fell in love with artisanal cigar company Oliva Cigars, based in the US and Nicaragua. A business marriage was set and it turned out to be the party of the year. The Cortès family business now spreads across two continents.

Don't smoke but enjoy!