Box-pressing originated in Cuba and is still practiced there, but many non-Cuban brands have adopted the technique.
Cigar sales—both handmade and machine-made—were down in 2017 at Scandinavian Tobacco Group, the parent of General Cigar Co., maker of Macanudo, La Gloria Cubana and a host of other cigars.
The rest of Cuba’s 2017 Edición Limitada cigars are finally making it to global markets, albeit slowly.
Mexico has received its newest Cuban Regional Edition cigar, and it isn’t an Edmundo Dantes—it’s a Punch.
Tabacalera USA has appointed Luis Miguel Torres as the new head of Casa De Montecristo Inc., a subdivision of the company in charge of operating its branded retail stores and lounges.
Cigar distributor Phoenicia Trading A.A. has launched the Saint Luis Rey Herfing, a Regional Edition Cuban cigar made specifically for the Middle East.
The live auction closing the Friday night gala dinner at the Festival del Habanos raised 1.485 million euros ($1.8 million) for Cuba’s public health system.
Altadis U.S.A. Inc. has announced two upper-management promotions within the company.
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The Británicas, a rare Cuban perfecto, is coming back, reborn as a Regional Edition smoke for Great Britain.
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