Cigar Journal took a look at cigar factories around the world.
Arturo Fuente announced that Jose Blanco, a long-time fixture in the cigar industry, has joined the company as its new Director of Sales, Eastern Hemisphere. In this role, Jose will work closely with and provide support to Arturo Fuente International as it builds and grows the Arturo Fuente brand throughout the world.
Gran Habano is announcing that as of February 19, 2020, they are increasing prices of five cents per stick on all their cigar lines.
A new online auction platform inviting global cigar collectors to trade in aged, rare and vintage Cuban cigars was announced today by Rob Ayala of Friends of Habanos and Rob Fox of James J Fox.
Fred Vandermarliere, the owner of J. Cortès and Oliva Cigar Co. today announces the purchase of the Oliva family’s leaf operations in Nicaragua and three Nicaraguan tobacco farms in a move which further consolidates its handrolled cigar operation in the country.
FDA wanted to cover 30% of a cigar box with a large health warning label. This would have destroyed the historic character of premium cigar packaging and turned walk-in humidors in premium cigar stores into large billboards for the FDA.
Mombacho Cigars S.A. announced today that it will start distribution in Spain through La Casa Del Tabaco SLU in January 2020.
Cavalier Genève cigars officially announced their participation to both USA based tradeshows this year, TPE & PCA.
The collaboration between Corleone Cigars and Tabolisa Manufacturers will notably allow the premium brand to expand its production and develop special and exclusive series that will be revealed throughout the year 2020.
Casa Cuevas Cigars announces, that Alec Cuevas has been named Director of Operations.
Asylum is the new brand from Christian Eiroa and Tom Lazuka, and it is known for being huge. The big cigars measure 7 x 70 and 8 x 80. But how did the brand come about? According to Tom Lazuka, it was his idea.
Smokers who qualify for life insurance usually pay higher premiums than nonsmokers. However, life insurance broker and founder of Cigar- lifeguy.com, Dave Arlinghaus, has uncovered classified information that life insurance companies aren’t telling cigar smokers.