Rocky Patel started making cigars during the cigar boom of the nineteennineties. In the last fifteen years he has transformed from a lawyer who loved cigars to a true man of tobacco with several classic cigars to a true man of tobacco with several classic cigars in his portfolio.
Since Carlos Diez took over the management of the family business, Puros Indios, towards the end of 2007, a great deal has changed, but then again, perhaps not really so much …
The fourth generation of this tobacco business has set its sights on establishing the family name as a global cigar brand. And so far, it’s been a success. Representatives from over 15 countries attended its first international sales meeting.
Imperial Tobacco Group PLC is the number one producer of premium cigars in the world and Fernando Domínuez leads the Cigar Business Unit.
In 1964, with $ 600 in his pocket, José Orlando Padrón founded a small cigar manufactory in Miami to supply himself and fellow Cuban exiles. Today, one of the most important cigar brands on the planet bears his name.
Dion Giolito has set fire to the industry with one successful cigar brand after another. His cigars seem to have the ability to appeal to us and produce exactly the cigars we desire.
Swedish Match AB, number two in the international cigar market, is preparing for one of the greatest challenges in the 94-year history of the enterprise: the end of the US trade embargo against Cuba. Lennart R. Freeman has clearly-defined goals in mind.
Denmark-based Scandinavian Tobacco Group is one of the tobacco industry’s major global players: it is the largest pipe tobacco producer in the world and foremost cigar manufacturer in Europe, third worldwide.
Established in 1992 by Mr. David Tang, the Pacific Cigar Company (PCC) is the official Habanos S.A. distributor for the Asia-Pacific region. Geographically it is one of the largest, supplying Habanos cigars to 37 countries..