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State-owned Tabacuba business group reported a favorable harvest as all cigar companies in the country fulfilled the plantation process. more

Jul 12, 2017 12:00 AM Leaf

Cigars: Spotlight on Honduras

LUC MONNET

One of the top cigar countries, Honduras is often in the limelight, and for good reason. During a recent trip in March, it was obvious that the future of the country is very close to the future of its cigars, and vice-versa. more

Jul 11, 2017 12:00 AM Features

Cuba’s tobacco farmers are finally seeing a bumper crop after two bad years that coincided with a boom in demand set off by a surge of tourists and looser US regulations on cigar-buying. more

May 26, 2017 12:00 AM Leaf

Cigars as we know them now are a fairly recent product but they have actually been around for a very long time and have a fascinating history. more

Sep 9, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Valley smallholder farmers in Manicaland have made a breakthrough into lucrative cigar tobacco farming after clinching a market in Germany, the country’s Financial Gazette reports. more

Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM Leaf

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Years ago, the number of cigar factories in Nicaragua could be counted on the fingers of one hand. Now, Nicaragua is the new place to be for most manufacturers. more

Jul 1, 2015 12:00 AM Features


From the Associate editor


Shining a light
on FDA's policies

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been quite active in the tobacco industry these past few months… 

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