During 100+ long existence, we have been following the market and developing products that would satisfy customers expectations and demand. Thanks to that, for the most part of our long history, we have been leaders and recognizeable by our products that have taken a large part in the market.
The first products of the Sarajevo Tobacco Factory pack were cut tobacco, which were first manufactured by hand, the so-called. Avan. Tobacco, which was used for this purpose was a different kind. Packages of shredded tobacco, have also been varied. But in the Austro-Hungarian period, this product Sarajevo Tobacco Factory is exported.
With the production of cigarettes began in the late 1882nd year. All until 1905. The cigarettes were made in a factory hand, when he purchased the first automatic machine for making cigarettes.
By the beginning of World War II from the Sarajevo Tobacco Factory on the market have come up 23 types of cigarettes. Packaged in boxes of wood, metal, cardboard. Package is numbered at least five, and the largest one hundred cigarettes.
Between the two World Wars continued the production and packaging of cut tobacco, and several types of oval and round a cigarette. Packages of cigarettes ranged up to 100 or 500 pieces. Shortly before World War II decreases the production of cut tobacco, because his demand is getting lower.
The need for expansion and modernization of existing factory facilities, the influence of the mid-fifties of the twentieth century, the decision to build a new factory, which is finally realized 1960th , when the factory moved to newly built facilities in Pofalici.
Area of newly constructed buildings at the time of transfer was approximately 40,000 m². The complex consisted of multiple, purpose-built facilities. Its final form complex Pofalici got 1971st year, when he completed the construction of buildings Tobacco Factory and drive.
Through 130 years of its existence, Tobacco Factory Sarajevo has passed through periods of extreme success, but also downfalls, which have regularly been the result of actions from the outside.
Today, this is a modern company with an important tradition and experience in all areas of tobacco production. From supply, various blends to packaging design.