Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH


High-class quality and flawless design – these are the major features of the European tobacco.

Probably the largest European company, producing cigarettes is Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH.

Principal offices of the company are situated in Germany in the area of Hamburg, called Altona.

Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH took its name after its creator – Philip F. Reemtsma.

Reemtsma Cigaretten Fabriken

It is truly worth to point out that Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH is a subsidiary branch of Imperial Tobacco.

Established in 1910 in Germany, the company has completely automatized the manufacture of the cigarettes by 1918.

Thanks to that, company swiftly became the bigger producer of cigarettes in the country, managing about 2/3 of the whole German cigarette market.


During the times when National Socialist was ruling, the company experienced difficult times, as a tough anti-tobacco policy was launched by the ruling party.

Even so, Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH continued to be one of the most popular tobacco manufacturers.

A primary reason why company succeeded was because of its president.  Philipp F. Reemtsma became the chief of the Fachuntergruppe Zigarettenindustrie section of the National Socialist economy.

Reemtsma Manufacturer

In those times Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH held already about 60% of the whole cigarette market in the country.

At the moment, Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH is still on the top of the list of the European cigarette producers and holds around 20% of the local cigarette market.

Among the best accomplishment of the company is its capability to exactly follow and fulfill the need of the modern smokers, ruined by the large choice of cigarettes.

Reemtsma Flag

Modern technologies help to discover new strategies and unique blends of the finest tobacco. The old brands are re-designed and the new ones keep appearing.

Without a doubt, Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH has a great range of cigarette brands to offer to its customers.

At present, the company has extended all over the world and won its notable place in over 130 countries worldwide.

Cigarette brands produced by Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken GmbH:

  • Classic
  • Davidoff
  • Gauloises
  • Golden Gate
  • R1
  • West
  • R6


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