Quality Importers Trading Co.

XIKAR Astral Ships to Stores

The XIKAR Astral, a new single-flame torch lighter, is heading to stores. This is the first new lighter model from XIKAR in nearly two years.

Palió Adds Basta Cutter, New Colors for Original Cutter

The Palió Original cutter is now offered in three new cutters, plus there’s a new $2.99 cutter that fit an 80 ring gauge cigar through its opening.

Cigar Caddy Freedom Series Debuting at TPE 2022

At the 2022 Tobacco Plus Expo this week, Quality Importers Trading Co. will be unveiling the new Freedom Series design collection for its Cigar Caddy…

The Deauville Tobacco Leaf Humidor

The end of the $175 humidor challenge is here. About a year ago, I planned a series of reviews that aimed to answer a question…

XIKAR Adds Xi2 Hot Rod Series

Quality Importers Trading Co. has announced six new colorways for the XIKAR Xi2 cutter. They are part of the XIKAR Xi2 Hot Rod Series, which…

PCA 2021: Quality Importers Trading Co.

Even after writing numerous stories about Quality Importers Trading Co., I’m still not sure that people are as familiar with them as they are with…

Humidor Supreme Balthazar Premiering at PCA 2021

Humidor Supreme, part of the Quality Importers Trading Co. portfolio of brands, is taking a modern design approach to furniture-style humidors with the upcoming release…

XIKAR Astral Debuting at PCA 2021

There will be a new XIKAR lighter coming to store shelves this fall, and it will make its debut at the upcoming PCA Convention &…

Palió Ballista Table Lighter to Debut at PCA 2021

At the upcoming PCA Convention & Trade Show, Quality Importers Trading Co. will be unveiling the Ballista, a new table lighter for its Palió brand….

Humidor Supreme Old World

It’s been over two months since I last updated our ongoing humidor series, but it’s time for the penultimate entry into the series. As a…

Palió Siena Lighter Shipping Next Month

Quality Importers Trading Co. has announced another sub-$10 lighter for its Palió brand. The Palió Siena is a single jet lighter that uses a popular…