The Snuff Tobacco Reference

The Real Fábrica de Tabacos de Sevilla

The Real Fábrica de Tabacos de Sevilla, or the Royal Tobacco Manufactory of Seville, was a tobacco works that was established by the Spanish Crown in 1757 and which was closed down in 1950, its activities being relocated to the nearby Los Remedios. This manufactory famously produced snuff tobaccos, wherefore the sort called Seville had its name, and also cigars and smoking tobaccos, and was at times a massive operation with an immense output which at its height employed thousands of workers along with many animals and much machinery.