EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Al Fakher Tobacco

Al Fakher Tobacco

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Warszawski; Mazowieckie; Centralny
Location of affected unit(s): Grodzisk Mazowiecki


Sector: Manufacturing
Manufacture of food products, beverages and tobacco products
12.00 - Manufacture of tobacco products

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 27-06-2019
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 27-06-2019
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

The Emirates-based tobacco company Al Fakher has announced that it will create 100 jobs at its new production facility in Grodzisk Mazowiecki, Poland. The factory was officially opened on 27 June 2019. The investment process was supported by the Polish Investment and Trade Agency. Due to rising popularity of shisha smoking globally, the UAE-based company decided to place its factory in Europe. The company was founded in the United Arab Emirates in 1999. Al Fakher is one of the world’s largest producers flavour shisha molasses.