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NyB Cigars – the exclusive international distributor of A.J. Fernandez brands and dh Boutique Cigars – announced the international launch of Furia, a new brand from dh Boutique Cigars.
Altadis U.S.A. and cigar master AJ Fernandez have teamed up again with the introduction of Romeo San Andrés by Romeo y Julieta, expanding the portfolio of Romeo y Julieta.
Already one of the biggest cigar companies in the world, AJ Fernandez decided to acquire a new factory in Ocotal, in northern Nicaragua.
AJ Fernandez will bring a line extension to the successful New World cigar line to the IPCPR trade show in mid July.
The company will now manufacture and distribute all Sosa brands including Sosa Classic, Imperio Cubano, Macabi, & Santa Julia.
A.J. Fernandez announced Bernie Rodriguez to be hired as new Director of Operations. Frank Santos is hired as Marketing Director for the A.J. Fernandez brands.
A.J. Fernandez’ Enclave Salomon was named the #6 of Cigar Journal’s list of the best cigars of the year 2016. The Top 25 of 2016 feature newly released cigars that received outstanding reviews by the tasting panel.
General Cigar’s brand Hoyo releases a new limited line in September: Like Foundry Time Flies, La Amistad is a blend developed and rolled by A.J. Fernandez in Nicaragua.
For the newest blend of Foundry Tobacco Company, brand manager Michael Giannini teamed up with A.J. Fernandez. Foundry Time Flies was blended and rolled by A.J. in his Estelí factory and uses tobaccos from the Quilali region in Nicaragua.
A.J. Fernandez Cigars announced yesterday that Enrique “Ricky” Somoza will now oversee operations in the USA. Somoza, born and raised in Miami, had worked as production manager for A.J. Fernandez in their Nicaragua factory since 2013 after meeting A.J. on a trip to Nicaragua.
A.J. Fernandez Cigars announces that managing partner, Kris Kachaturian will soon retire and shift into an advisory role for the brand. Kachaturian will continue in day to day operations for the time being, to ensure a smooth transition.