Royal Agio Cigars USA and Avanti Cigar Company recently made the joint decision to end their exclusive distribution agreement for the U.S. market effective February 1, 2019. Avanti will now reassume all distribution and sales activities for the U.S.
George Margioukla, President of Royal Agio Cigars USA commented, “It’s been a pleasure working with the Avanti team and leading the development and execution of new trade programs and a revised product portfolio strategy that enhances the foundation for their future growth plans. We wish the Avanti team only the best in their U.S. endeavors, and we’re pleased to have had the opportunity to help Avanti reach this important milestone. We are equally as excited to be able to place a dedicated focus on our growing portfolio of premium blend cigar brands in the U.S. market – Balmoral, San Pedro de Macorís, Panther and Mehari’s.”