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Norio Hattori, regional marketing director of The Pacific Cigar Co., sits down with Tobacco Asia's Eric Piras to talk about cigars and more. more

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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

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Cigars: Spotlight on Honduras

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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From the Associate editor

Marketing 101

There is no industry more regulated than the tobacco industry, and this extends to its marketing. But, do basic marketing concepts differ much between tobacco and any other product?

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