Souza Cruz SA (formerly Companhia Souza Cruz Industria e Comercio) is a Brazil-based holding company involved in the tobacco industry. The Company is engaged in the production and distribution of cigarettes, as well as in the export of tobacco. It is involved in the entire production cycle, from growing and processing tobacco to the manufacture and distribution of cigarettes. The Company exports tobacco to more than 40 countries on five continents. Its brands include Dunhill, Free, Lucky Strike, Hollywood and Derby, among others. Additionally, the Company is active in the sale of shredded tobacco and cigarette rolling paper. It operates a number of tobacco processing plants, cigarette factories in Uberlandia (Minas Gerais) and Cachoeirinha (Rio Grande do Sul) and integrated distribution centers located in the cities of Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Contagem, Curitiba, Porto Alegre and Recife. The Company is controlled by British American Tobacco Plc (BAT).