There are many countries that thrive on cigar production and for many countries in south America it is a major part of their economy. These countries include the likes of The Dominican Republic, Honduras, Mexico and The Philippines.
The Dominican Republic is responsible for the lion’s share of cigars shipped worldwide and is the largest cigar producer in the world. While their cigar making tradition runs deep, their market grew with the embargo on Cuban cigars in the 1960’s. American Cigar companies and exiled Cubans set up factories in Satiago de los Caballeros, as well as some European manufacturers joining in later on. The cigar industry boomed in.... Click here to read more
Honduras is a well-recognised major producer and exporter of cigars and other tobacco products and is considered to be up there with the likes of Cuba, Dominica Republic and Nicaragua with the best quality cigars. The tobacco industry in Honduras underwent major advancements after the Cuban Revolution in the 1960’s. This is where many experts from Cuba made Honduras their new home and place of production to help increase their tobacco goods production volumes in order to generate more income and increase the economic climate within the country.
The soil and climate in Honduras is the ideal environment for tobacco to be grown effectively and to a great quality. Honduran Ciga.... Click here to read more
The Dominican Republic is a major producer within the cigar industry, with expertise in making cigars spanning back many years. The areas of Cibao Valley and Santiago, due to their ideal environments for tobacco growing along with their expertise in personnel that over watch the process. The soil, climate and surrounding environments make tobacco growing very easy, making it one of the best places for it to be grown in the world.
There is said to be around 600,000 acres of tobacco plant fields within the Dominican Republic, which are known to produce very distinctive and fine, Dominican cigars, that are of excellent quality and divine taste to those who choose to smoke them. Domin.... Click here to read more