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Paper thin profits - supplying Cuba's cigar industry

Quality guaranteed
  • Crops and outcrops
  • Plough on
  • By hoof and hand
  • Size matters
  • Hung out to dry
  • Paper thin profits
  • Quality guaranteed
  • Cigar country
  • National pride

Quality guaranteed

After leaving the farms, tobacco leaves are fermented and then classed by size and texture, before being aged in warehouses. Cuba currently exports over 100 million cigars per year. Cigars made by licensed factories receive a certificate of quality.

 

 

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