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Press Release: Jose Ortega Named Vice President of Sales for My Father Cigars

Miami, FL, 15 July – My Father Cigars, Inc., the principal company of the Garcia Family’s growing cigar manufacturing and sales colossus, announced the appointment...
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Weekly News (July 12, 2010)

Interesting news regarding Cuba… Despite reports of cutting sizes, Habanos S.A. is apparently turning better profit margins than last year. The explanation is the rise...
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Weekly News (July 5, 2010)

The Thompson Cigar Factory in Bartow was saved from its death. The House Committee on Agriculture voted (25-20) to move forward with plans to remove...
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Final 601 Packaging

I previously showed you the pictures of the new bands of the 601 brand provided by Eddie Ortega on the the EO Forums, today he...
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Weekly News (June 28, 2010)

Gran Habano introduced the world’s largest cigar at Famous Smoke’s event over the weekend. Habana Cuba Oliveros makers of Oliveros have increased production close to...
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New 601 Bands & 601 Black Discontinued

A couple weeks ago EO Brands (makers of the 601, Cubao & Murcielago labels) sold a 50% stake to Rocky Patel. Within the short press...
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Introducing the Montecristo Clubs

Yesterday Habanos S.A. announced the new Montecristo Clubs. The machine made cigars are offered in tins of fifty and packs of twenty. The Clubs are...
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Weekly News (June 21, 2010)

A new brand was introduced by Bill Paley, La Palina. Davidoff introduced a new cigar; I’m not really sure what’s more shocking: the 8.25×57 size...
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Press Release: Cigar Rights of America Announces Member Discount Program

May 13, 2010 — As part of CRA’s value added membership service, card-carrying CRA members now receive discounts at many of the most popular hotels, rental...
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In Memoriam: Alejandro Robaina

Per Reuters: Cuban tobacco legend Alejandro Robaina, known in international cigar circles for producing the best of his country’s famous tobacco leaves, died on Saturday...
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In Memoriam: Frank Llaneza

Word came in late yesterday that cigar legend Frank Llaneza has passed away two weeks after turning 90. Sadly, I never met the man, but...
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