Forty years ago, Nicaragua’s Tabacalera A. Fuente was torched during the revolution. Now Carlos “Carlito” Fuente is returning to his roots by starting a new factory in Estelí.
Already one of the biggest cigar companies in the world, AJ Fernandez decided to acquire a new factory in Ocotal, in northern Nicaragua.
From February to April 2018, Camacho will open the doors of their new manufacturing facility and guest house to aficionados.
The method used for rolling a cigar affects its burn and draw characteristics. In this article, we’ll have a look at the different techniques used to bunch a cigar.
Situated a block away from the central park in a Victorian style building with a big balcony that overlooks a busy intersection as well as the surrounding mountains, the La Zona factory breathes tobacco history.
The company purchased land in Honduras in 2015 to build a new cigar factory. The new facilities are located in the city of Danlí.
Gurkha Cigars announced the acquisition of the Nicaraguan American Caribbean Cigars factory after having been partners for five years.
Dominican premium cigar manufacturer La Flor Dominicana introduced a new cigar factory and field tour concept for retailers and consumers, the “La Flor Dominicana Experience”.
The Little Havana area in Miami, Florida was once full of cigar factories, like My Father, Perdomo and Padrón. When they moved their production to Central America, El Titan stayed put. Today Cobas has ten rollers in what is one of very few factories left on the street.
In May this year Oettinger Davidoff is hoping to open up a new and much bigger factory for their Camacho brand in Danlí, expecting to double production within the next five years. It’s going to be 21,000 square meters, almost twice the size of their current one.
La Flor Dominicana opened its factory in Tamboril in 1996. Torcedor Rafael is now 38 years old and has worked at La Flor Dominicana for 16 years, almost from the start. All in all, he’s happy with his choice of workplace and with his career. The intimate cigar world that is Tamboril exposes itself once more.
The building is enormous, but, because the street is narrow and densely built-up, at first glance it appears humbler than it really is. The factory, located at Calle Amistad No. 407 and 409, between Calle Dragones and Calle Barcelona, is rather nondescript and can be hard to find.