12 - Manufacture of tobacco products

This Chapter has been extracted from the ONS Explanatory Notes and provides a more detailed explanation of possible activities that could fall within the SIC Codes related to the Chapter.

This division includes the processing of an agricultural product, tobacco, into a form suitable for final consumption.

12.0 Manufacture of tobacco products

12.00 Manufacture of tobacco products

This class includes:
- manufacture of tobacco products and products of tobacco substitutes: cigarettes, fine cut tobacco, cigars, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco, snuff
- manufacture of "homogenised" or "reconstituted" tobacco

This class also includes:
- stemming and redrying of tobacco

This class excludes:
- growing or preliminary processing of tobacco, see 01.15, 01.63


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