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Fuente is Returning to Nicaragua, Building Factory in Estelí

Fuente is Returning to Nicaragua, Building Factory in Estelí

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.

Sandy Cobas’ El Titan de Bronze Factory in Little Havana, Miami

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.

Camacho Building a New Cigar Factory in Danlí, Honduras

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.

torcedor rafael barrera la flor domenicana one day

One Day in the Life of Rafael Barrera

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.

h upmann factory front view old factory sign

H. Upmann Factory: Two Giants under a Roof

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.

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