General Cigar Co.
General Cigar Co. is the premium cigar subsidiary of Scandinavian Tobacco Group, one of the world's largest cigar and pipe tobacco producers. The company is known primarily for producing non-Cuban versions of brands like Cohiba, Hoyo de Monterrey, Punch, La Gloria Cubana and Partagas. General, though, has also achieved commercial and critical success with brands like CAO and Macanudo. These brands are produced throughout the cigar-making world, as General owns factories in Honduras, the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua.