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Editorial

Ten Questions for 2016

What a year it’s been. But enough reminiscing on that. It’s time for 2016 and before you move all of your 2014-purchased cigars into the...
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InterTabac 2015

Another year, another InterTabac. No, it’s not that depressing. I actually have come to love InterTabac, the European trade show that covers much more than...
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Livin’ a Treme Life: IPCPR 2015 Recap

It’s a Kermit Ruffins theme. Our goal this year was not only to give you more coverage of the IPCPR Convention & Trade Show than...
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IPCPR 2015: Dear Readers

For the most part, I believe our coverage of this year’s IPCPR Convention & Trade Show speaks for itself, on paper. There was more live...
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Editorial: On Five Years

I’m sitting at my computer—or at least I was when I wrote this—and I thought to myself, “it’s mid-to-late June, when did I start TheCigarFeed again?”...
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A Visit to Procesadora de Tabaco Palmarejo (Davidoff)

In January, Brooks Whittington and I (Charlie Minato) visited Davidoff’s operations in the Dominican Republic. It was an educational trip every day, but particularly the...
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XIKAR’s Allume Replacement Is A Big Deal

We are just a few weeks into spring and the cigar industry, as it always seems to do, is getting busier. Earlier today, we published a...
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A Visit to Procesadora de Tabaco Palmarejo & Jicomé (Davidoff)

Last month, Brooks Whittington and I were invited to visit Davidoff’s expansive operations in the Dominican Republic as part of the company’s semi-regular trips for...
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Could Cuba Meet the Demand of the U.S. Market?

Yesterday, executives from Habanos S.A. told international media that the Cuban cigar company was waiting for the U.S. embargo to end and expected to “conservatively”...
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Tobacco Plus Convenience Expo 2015

It’s been two years since halfwheel’s last visit to the Tobacco Plus Convenience Expo (TPC), the annual two-day winter trade show geared towards convenience store operators but...
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