The West Indian Tobacco Company Limited is a public company whose shares are listed on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange and held by over 3000 shareholders.
The West Indian Tobacco Company Limited (West Indian Tobacco) is a member of British American Tobacco Group of Companies, one of the world’s most international businesses, with brands sold in more than 200 markets around the world.
The company was established in 1904 by Mr. John Phillips, businessman and founder of the tobacco business in Trinidad and Tobago. In 1948, the manufacturing plant was transitioned from Port-of-Spain to Champ Fleurs.
Currently this plant supplies 26 brands in 166 stock keeping units (SKU’s) both to the local Trinidad and Tobago market, and regionally to 16 CARICOM Members and Associate countries. These include: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands.
The Company’s mission is to sustain its market leadership position and to be the number one manufacturing centre in the Caribbean. Locally we distribute through third party distribution to approximately 7000 outlets around Trinidad and Tobago. Our local product portfolio is made up of four main brands, Dunhill, DuMaurier and Broadway and Mt. d’or in 17 stock keeping units.