Ed McKenna

General Cigar Co. Cuts Marketing Staff

Some of the most tenured members of General Cigar Co.’s marketing staff will be departing. The company has confirmed that Gus Martinez, Victoria McKee Jaworski,...
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General Shows Off New Toraño Look With Four New Vault Blends

In September 2014 General Cigar Co. acquired the Toraño portfolio. Now, 20 months later, the company is ready to release its first new product since...
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General Gives Back With CAO Honor

Earlier this year, a new product from General Cigar Co. appeared without much fanfare. It was CAO Honor, a 6 1/2 x 52 toro made...
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Punch Rare Corojo Returns in February

The latest batch of the Punch Rare Corojo will soon be on store shelves, as General Cigar Co. has scheduled them to go on sale...
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News: CAO to Show Left Coast Love

CAO is joining the regional release trend and pushing the cigar size barrier at the same time with a cigar slated for stores in the...
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Press Release: CAO Concert

July 30, 2012 — From the brand that was launched in Nashville and marches to the beat of its own drum comes CAO Concert, a...
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News: CAO Concert Headed to IPCPR

In a blog post on the official CAO website, a post confirming CAO’s next cigar, Concert, appeared earlier this morning. It confirmed the somewhat already-known:...
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Press Release: CAO Announces Last Stick Standing Contest

April 3, 2012 (Richmond, VA) — When their fans talk, the team at CAO listens. From now (April 3, 2012) through June 30, 2012, cigar...
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