Like so many cigar stories, this one starts in Cuba. And like so many stories, it starts with exile. In 1961, Simon Camacho left Cuba and followed the...
Like so many cigar stories, this one starts in Cuba.
And like so many stories, it starts with exile.
In 1961, Simon Camacho left Cuba and followed the wakes left by countless boats from Cuba. They led straight to Miami, Florida. While there, he ran a cigar company and ultimately brought production to Nicaragua. The company grew and earned a reputation for affordable quality Cuban-style smokes. Camacho had made his mark. Simon Camacho’s life is now ended, but thanks to his efforts over the decades, his story continues on.
A few years after his death, the Camacho cigar company was acquired by the Eiroa family (in the 1970s, they were the largest Candela tobacco farmer in the world). Ultimately, production of Camacho cigars was moved to Honduras, where it can still be found today. We note that the company changed hands once more in 2008, with the esteemed premium cigar maker Davidoff taking ownership of the Camacho brand.
Why did Camacho’s tobacco production come to rest in Honduras? Well, the Jamastran Valley is a place where Cuban-seeded plants thrive particularly well. The result is exemplary tobaccos that provide full body and that can be found in a number of chart-topping smokes from Alec Bradley, Punch, Gran Habano, Hoyo de Monterrey, and of course:
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