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    Habanos SA: turnover up 15% in 2021

    The Havana-based group announces $568 million in revenue in 2021 and promises an event for Cohiba’s 55th anniversary in Cuba in September. “The 2021 results confirm the solid path we are on, despite the crisis caused by Covid-19.”, said Luis Sanchez-Harguindey and Inocente Nuñez Blanco, Habanos SA’s co-president in a press release. Habanos SA posted […]

  • Cohiba prices: Habanos SA formalizes its decision

    The Cuban group confirms the homogenization of prices for Cohiba, Trinidad and a number of other vitolas with Hong Kong rates. The information was not yet official. It had been widely rumored by the exclusive distributors who were all informed of the new pricing policy at the end of last week. This Friday, May 6, […]

  • Cohiba prices will double in Europe “as soon as possible”

    Habanos S.A. announced to distributors a very strong price increase on the most prestigious brands and lines. Other global brands will increase by 20-25%. The information was announced by Habanos S.A. at the end of last week to all the exclusive distributors of Havana cigars: “we were expecting a classic increase, a little stronger this […]

  • Sanctions against Russia: no unanimity among cigar producers

    While Davidoff and STG have taken the radical decision to suspend their business in Russia after the invasion of Ukraine, the other players of the industry are waiting, even wallowing in silence. “Oettinger Davidoff AG condemns the invasion and the use of violence in Ukraine and we support the sanctions adopted by the US, the […]

  • Cuba: Major fire in a tobacco warehouse

    A large-scale fire hit the tobacco storage facility in San Antonio de los Baños on Sunday morning, reports the Cuban daily Granma. According to a local newspaper, 1.8 tons of tobacco were lost, as well as crates used to store tobacco. The structure of the entire building and the furniture were also damaged, details Granma, […]

  • Former Habanos SA co-president Jorge Maique recruited in the Dominican Republic

    Jorge Luís Fernández Maique will become director of Ernesto Pérez-Carrillo’s Tabacalera La Alianza. As we announced in L’ADC n°148 (currently available in French newsstands and on our online store), Jorge Maique, 57, takes over the management of Ernesto Pérez’s Tabacalera La Alianza (TLA), located in one the free zones of Santiago de Los Caballeros in […]

  • Festival 2022: Habanos SA is waiting for a political greenlight

    The date is set and preparations continue. But the organizers are waiting for the green light from the Cuban government. Preparations for the 23rd Festival del Habano are well underway. As we announced on October 27, the dates (February 21-25, 2022) have already been decided and Habanos SA continues to make every effort to ensure […]

  • China: 1 billion cigar lovers?

    In 2020, China became the world’s biggest market for Cuban cigars, with a spectacular 15% rise in sales on the mainland. In this report, we take a look at a market with complex, not always transparent rules that feed rumors and misinformation.   Philippe Dova, our correspondent in Hong Kong   So, here we are. […]

  • BREAKING- The 23rd Festival del Habano will take place from February 21 to 25

    According to our sources, the dates of the next Cuban cigar Festival have been decided. The event, canceled in 2021 due to the Covid pandemic, will take place from February 21 to 25. The official announcement should be made in the coming days. We do not yet know the detailed program of this 23rd Festival […]

  • Report on the shortage of Cuban cigars

    Strong demand brought on by the “lockdown effect”, combined with a slowdown of production in Cuba and logistic problems caused by Covid-19 mean that tobacconists’ shelves are looking bare. Habanos S.A. calls for patience.   The first to sound the alarm was 5th Avenue Trading, the exclusive importer of Cuban cigars for Germany, Austria, and […]

  • New Cuban cigars : the full list

    Here is the list of all the new cigars in preparation in Cuba. Traditionally, this list is announced during the Festival del habano which takes place every year in February. But in the absence of a festival this year due to the pandemic, Habanos S.A. organized a virtual event called Habanos World Days. Nineteen new […]

  • Habanos World Days: registrations are open

    The virtual event organized by Habanos SA will take place on May 4, 5 and 6.   In the absence of Festival del Habano this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Habanos SA will organize the Habanos World Days, an online event whose program is largely inspired by that of the festival organized for more […]

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