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Late last year, HVC Cigars launched 500th Anniversary to celebrate the founding of Havana, Cuba, where HVC Cigars’ owner Reinier Lorenzo was born. “For me, the cigar is about remembering where we come from,” Lorenzo says in a press release announcing the additional sizes to the 500th Anniversary line. Originally released in one size, Tesoros […]
Who are the buyers behind the $1.33 billion Imperial Brands cigar division buyout? That’s the question and subject of a recent article from Bloomberg that provided some new insights into Allied Cigar Corp., one of the buyers behind Imperial Brands’ cigar division. On April 27 it was announced that Imperial Brands had sold its premium […]
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The list of living legends in the premium cigar industry seems to be getting shorter every year. Members of that generation of tough old men within the industry who began their careers on family farms or in factories in Cuba—and who were forced to start all over again in countries such as the Dominican Republic, […]
Republic Tobacco has introduced a new patented technology for dispensing cigarette filter tubes with a newly designed E-Z Dispenser gravity feed cartons for King and 100MM sizes. This new carton was designed based on the common issue of filter tubes, which are fragile and easily crushable, being damaged and rendered unusable when taken out of […]
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Dustin Prudhomme is providing new opportunities for cigar makers and consumers through new and innovative distribution channels. Prudhomme’s company, Cajun Cigar Czar, provides high quality handmade cigars to consumers via handpicked retail partners and custom made, remotely managed humidors. Prudhomme is a Louisiana native who wanted to distribute cigars in a new way. After facing […]
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The following article was submitted by the National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO) On May 6, 2020, Philip Morris USA Inc. and Sherman Group Holdings, LLC filed a lawsuit in Federal District Court for the District of Columbia against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration seeking to invalidate both the FDA’s recently issued rule for […]
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The Cigar Association of America (CAA) is a leading national trade association representing the interests of cigar manufacturers, importers, distributors, retailers and major suppliers to the industry. CAA was founded in 1937 as a nonprofit trade organization. Today, the organization’s member companies come from all sectors of the industry and include manufacturers of handmade premium […]
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Save the date–Substantial Equivalence is happening on Sept. 9, 2020, whether you like it or now. That’s the message that was sent by the recent ruling of a federal appeals court that denied requests made from the premium cigar, e-cigarette, and vapor industries to push the final filing date to 2021. On May 4, 2020, […]
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As a former professional musician who toured the world with the Christian rock band Sanctus Real, Pete Prevost knows the value of teamwork. Something magical happens when people contribute their individual skills to a collaboration that creates a work of art that transcends the sum of its parts. Rock bands, choral groups and orchestras depend […]
The adage “a picture is worth a thousand words” is often interpreted to mean that a complex idea can easily be conveyed in a single image, but in today’s society, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Take Michael Herklots, for example. Herklots is the vice president of Nat Sherman International. He’s a savvy, charismatic […]