Universal’s processing facility in Brazil manages all of our sourcing, processing and selling of flue-cured and burley leaf tobaccos in this region. It is equipped with a specialized staff and contemporary processing technology, which provides the flexibility to meet specific customer needs and the most rigid international quality standards.

Regional Directors

Cesar Bünecker

Brazil is the second largest producer of tobacco and the largest tobacco exporter in the world. Our South American region is led by Cesar Bünecker. Cesar has 31 years of experience in the tobacco industry.

Regional Operations
Universal Leaf Tabacos Ltda. (Brazil)