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Altadis USA: A Cigar Market and Social Leader

More than a major maker of fine cigars, Altadis U.S.A. is an industry leader committed to bettering the lives of its employees and serving its local communities.

Altadis U.S.A., Inc. has been creating high quality premium cigars since 1918. Today, as part of Imperial Tobacco Group, the company is the largest manufacturer of premium, handmade cigars in the world.

Mention the great cigar brands, and you'll discover that many of them are made by Altadis. Any aficionado of fine smokes has undoubtedly experienced the pleasures of one of the company's cigars; its extensive portfolio includes the prestigious Montecristo, the top-selling Romeo y Julieta, the legendary H. Upmann, and such trusted and highly rated brands as Trinidad, VegaFina, Don Diego, Gispert, Saint Luis Rey, Juan Lopez, and Casa de Garcia among others.

Altadis employs many of the cigar industry’s most experienced craftsmen. According to Javier Estades, General Manager for premium cigars at Altadis U.SA., these artisans are “passionate about their craft and dedicated to creating nothing less than the ‘ideal’ cigar.” Cigars are blended by a team of experts, the so-called “grupo de maestros,” representing over 200 years of combined tobacco experience among them.

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