Alliance One International Inc a joint owner of Limbe Leaf Tobacco (with Swiss-registered Continental Tobacco Company), which buys its tobacco leaf from growers around the world, including farms that support child labor. The company made the US Fortune Global 500 in 2007, and is based out of North Carolina but operates globally.
Altria Group, Inc (previously named Philip Morris Companies Inc.), based in New York City, is the parent company of Philip Morris International, Philip Morris USA and Philip Morris Capital Corporation, and is one of the world's largest tobacco corporations. In addition, Altria Group, Inc. has a 28.7% economic and voting interest in one of the world's largest brewing companies, UK based SABMiller plc. It is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500.