Alliance One International, Inc. (Alliance One) is a tobacco leaf merchant company. It sells processed tobacco leaf to cigarette manufacturing companies all over the world. It also provides expertise services and financing for growing leaf tobacco in the development markets. The key activities of business include purchasing, processing, packing, storing and shipment of tobacco leaves. The company operates in South America, the US, Malawi, Tanzania, Turkey, Germany and Indonesia. It operates about 15 processing facilities and storage houses in 10 countries in South and North America, Africa, Europe and in Asia. The company is headquartered at Morrisville, in North Carolina, US.