The peculiar stories of parallel brands, cigars that share the same names but are made in separate countries.
Cigar industry veteran Michael Giannini has been promoted to general manager at Ventura Cigar Co.
General Cigar Co., makers of popular cigar brands like Macanudo, CAO and Partagas, has appointed Chris Tarr to vice president of marketing.
General Cigar has made A.J. Fernandez the exclusive manufacturer and distributor for Ramon Allones in the United States.
Danish tobacco company Scandinavian Tobacco Group has agreed to acquire Thompson and Co. of Tampa Inc., (aka. Thompson), one of the industry’s largest catalog and internet cigar retailers.
General Cigar has started adding the big, new warning labels to its cigar boxes in an attempt to get an early start on the upcoming regulations.
New York City’s Club Macanudo will host the launch party for Ramon Allones AJ Fernandez, the newest brand from cigarmaker Abdel “A.J.” Fernandez.
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Altadis U.S.A, makers of the non-Cuban Montecristo brand, has settled its dispute with boutique company Figaro Cigars over the use of its fleur- de-lis trademark.
Non-Cuban cigarmakers improve blends and cigars following boom years
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