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Archive for June, 2010

What to Buy a Cigar Lover!

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Cigars and cigar smokers have been around for many years. But how many people know enough about cigars to really get the best from their habit?

The Cuban Cigar

Since the 1800s, we have always heard of Cuban cigars with nothing but high praise. Anyone that started smoking cigars would automatically want “Cuban cigars” because of their reputation for their exquisite taste. Another appeal of the Cuban is the illicit appeal – the fact that due to the cigar embargo, most of them are actually illegal in the United States. Forbidden things are always more attractive, unfortunately, and it seems cigars are no exception!

With all the problems the Cuban government and tobacco industry has had to deal with through the years, the Cuban cigar industry has declined to an almost completely nonexistent state. Many avid and dedicated cigar smokers have determined that the Dominican, Honduran and Nicaraguan premium cigars have everything that the Cuban cigars do – and for less money to boot! So nowadays, there are still many places that sell Cuban cigars, but they no longer control the market so to speak, as they used to as far as taste and quality were concerned.

Cigar Humidity and Humidors

As with cigarettes, most cigar smokers have their own certain favorite brands, but will also smoke a cheaper brand for everyday if they like the taste. What many cigar smokers don’t realize is that in order for the cigar to taste its best, they do require a certain kind of maintenance. Just as perishable food will spoil if not refrigerated, so will cigars spoil if not kept in a proper container – a humidor. Many people mistakenly feel that a humidor is just a box for storage – any old box! A humidor, however, is much more than just a box, it’s to your cigar what a refrigerator is to your fresh food.

When a cigar is rolled, it is made up of many layers of tobacco leaves rolled together. If the humidity is not right, it will affect the flavor of the cigar. The importance of a humidor is that it keeps the inside of the cigar at the required environment – 70 degrees Farenheit, and 70% humidity. If the humidity starts to lessen, the outside of the cigar will dry out, but the inside will still remain damp at first. The result will be the outside layers will shrink, and the inside tobacco will swell – causing the dry outside to split open. This causes a cigar to lose its flavor. By having the proper humidity levels that a good quality humidor provides, you will get better burning speed, less heat and therefore ultimately more flavor. It is also important that the humidor be in good condition, so that it closes properly without letting air get inside.

Therefore, cheaper cigars can possibly taste as good as less well-looked after more expensive ones, if they are properly stored and taken care of. It’s a known fact that the longer cigars are kept in a properly shut humidor, the more flavor they will.

Review of Balkan Sobranie 759

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Puffing on a big bowl of this is one of the finer things in life. It provides full flavour from the moment it receives the gentle stroke of a match. This dark brown tobacco is quite rich and heavy, as is its aroma, owing to its high oriental (including latakia) content. Still, it contains enough Marlboro to have a lively flavour. The receptionist at work, who is generally anti-smoke, enjoys its smell, as it reminds her of being out in the woods with a campfire. It burns well, smokes smooth, produces a fine grey ash, and doesn’t burn the tongue. Its slight bitterness is perfectly balanced by its slight sweetness. Not only is this excellent in a briar, it is great in a clay or in a corncob.

Stuttgart cigarettes

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Sun officials already had in the previous night under the control of the car park at the Lappwald motorway 2 to fund a larger smuggling cigarettes made. In a coach coming from Russia, a driver tried to control officials to deceive by approximately 37,000 cigarettes (187 poles) hidden in cavities and then with wood and carpeting disguised.

In addition, the officials also went Busreisende with lesser amounts into the net, so that at the end of yet another approximately 2,000 cigarettes could be ensured.

The total tax claims of all findings of the three days amounted to over 18,000 euros.

A total of ten tons of tobacco were on 17 November 2008 under supervision by officials of the recovery of the body Hauptzollamt Heilbronn in Boeblingen incinerated waste energy plant. The untaxed goods came from a smuggled shipment, which is already in 2005 by a Mobile control of the duty in the vicinity of Lörrach had been discovered.
Cartons with tobacco will be discharged waste energy plant “tens of tonnes – which would have been more than ten million cigarettes can produce,” said the spokesman Hauptzollamt Heilbronn, Thomas Böhme, the quantity of tobacco, yesterday in the boiler of the residual heating Boeblingen was burned. Notably, it was called cut, crushed tobacco, usually in the cigarettes or tobacco use as a filming takes place. The product has already been secured in 2005, when a mobile control of the untaxed duty summons in the vicinity of Lörrach on trucks discovered a Latvian.

Upon completion of the investigation by the prosecutor Offenburg and by the Zollfahndungsamt Stuttgart was to destroy the goods released. To almost 500,000 euros tobacco was apprehended by the tax prevented the damage literally hot commodity, which ultimately dissolved in smoke.

Speaking of smoke – thanks to the waste energy plant in Boeblingen existing modern emission control system existed at no time a threat to the population by the harmful effects of “passive smoking“. “The destruction of such a large quantity also provides for the customs administration a challenge,” says Böhme on the energetic support from the staff of the incinerator.

Five cigarette smugglers arrested in the slot;
Ukrainian truck with 266,000 smuggled cheap cigarettes ensure
Cigarettes Confiscated

According to a witness observed official notice of the police directorate Bad Hersfeld at this past weekend a small cheap rental car. The vehicle had led the police after several hours wandering through the Landkreis Hersfeld-Rotenburg and Vogelsbergkreis to one, in the industrial area of women’s Rombach / slot Ukrainian truck parked in a false bottom of the truck-trailer investigators discovered the 1,331 rods discount cheap cigarettes.

The officials surprised the 38-year-old truck driver and a 19-year-old suspected terror resellers from Bach, Schwalm-Eder-Kreis. The two were engaged in an intermediate soil cheap cigarettes found hidden in plastic bags.

Manufacturing of tobacco products by British American Tobacco

Monday, June 21st, 2010

“Manufacturing tobacco products is a large-scale global operation and we have factories all over the world.

Our subsidiary companies produce some 724 billion cigarettes through 50 cigarette factories in 41 countries. Five of these plus one separate plant also make either cigarillos, roll your own or pipe tobacco. We also have a factory making smokeless snus.

As well as tobacco leaf, we purchase a wide variety of other goods and services from suppliers all over the world. We promote continuous improvements amongst our suppliers in business practices, efficiency, quality, innovation and corporate responsibility.

Inside the factory

When processed tobacco leaf arrives at the factory, it is checked for quality and carefully blended with other ingredients that the brand recipe may call for, such as flavourings or expanded tobacco.

Keeping track of the various types of tobacco and blend components in use is key and computers are increasingly used to track production runs.  Moisture content is also crucial.  Too dry and the tobacco leaf will crumble; too moist and it may spoil during storage. The blended tobacco is treated with just the right amount of steam and water to make it supple and is then cut into the form used in cigarettes.  Excess moisture is then removed so the cut tobacco can be given a final blending and quality check.

The technology has advanced dramatically over the years.  Cigarette making, once done entirely by hand, is now almost fully automated, with the cut tobacco, cigarette paper and filters continuously fed into the cigarette-making machines. Quality is a top priority.  Each cigarette is automatically quality controlled to ensure that it meets every aspect of its specification.

Packing machines put them into the familiar brand packs, wrap the packs in protective film and group them into cartons and cases.  There is more testing at each stage to make sure the cigarettes are properly protected before the completed cases are ready for distribution.

Manufacturing changes

As a multinational business, we work to ensure that our costs are globally competitive and that we use our resources as effectively as possible. To improve productivity and to continue building a sustainable business, our companies have had to take some significant and difficult decisions to reduce manufacturing overcapacity by closing some factories and downsizing others.

We fully recognise the impacts of these decisions and work hard to mitigate the outcomes for employees and the wider community. These changes are also enabling us to rationalise our machine technology to establish a more cost-effective operational base for the future.  Most machinery in factories being closed or downsized is transferred elsewhere and we aim to standardise machinery at each location.

Machinery that cannot be redeployed within the Group is destroyed, not sold second hand, to ensure that it cannot fall into the hands of counterfeiters.”

British American Tobacco – the world’s most international tobacco group.

Cohiba Behike 40th Humidor

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Review of L&M Vibe Slims

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Smoke one of the finest tobaccos that money can buy. L&M Slims VIBE cigarettes are made from high quality tobacco which is hand picked. The slim pack ensures you have the right quantity of tobacco which will give you exotic feeling.

Take a drag early morning which can give you refreshing feeling all day long. You can purchase L&M Slims VIBE cigarettes on the internet too. Online purchase is preferable as you can save lots of money and time. These tax free cigarettes online last long than any other manufacturer. You can have a good time with your friends by smoking one of the best brands in the world.
L&M Slims VIBE cigarettes are available through the internet, there are various websites where tobacco is on sale. Free home delivery is given on all purchases. It means you need not waste time in visiting the local store to purchase these cigarettes. Now you can directly order from home or in the office. If you need to gift them to a friend then this is the perfect time. Gift him one of the finest tobacco that money can buy. Make him happy by sending an entire carton of L&M Slims VIBE cigarettes. Online purchase ensures that you get the best quality of L&M Slims VIBE cigarettes.

Taste pure European tobacco flavour which will leave your mouth refreshing all day long. There is a need of smoking so that there is no tension and stress on your mind. This is one of the preferred brands which can suit your profile. The slim pack fits well in the upper pocket of your office shirt. Purchasing in bulk will help in yielding good discount. Buy the entire carton at a affordable price from the internet websites.

Review of Winston Classic Cigarettes

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

The aroma and taste of fine tobacco and the right filter is what makes Winston Classic unique. This perfect blend made under the sophisticated supervision of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company is now marketed world wide. You can shop for the tax free Winston Classic cigarette online from anywhere in the world. The brand is synonymous with quality and class.

The sleek design of the pack, needless to say red in color, and the logo that is now reputed for nothing but the best, has made an international presence! There are a number of resources that make the Winston Red cigarette available to you in any part of the world. When you shop online not only do you get to view the features and ingredients of quality in the Winston Classic cigarette, but you also get to bargain on the pricings according to the bulk carton order being placed.

Many online avenues even offer you the tax free shipping offer. Winston Classic is also part of an awareness drive and although according to world standards the box does flaunt the fact that ‘cigarette smoking is injurious to health’, ask a tobacco connoisseur and he or she will tell you that the filters and the blend of tobacco in this brand is simply the finest your money can buy. Winston Red cigarettes are reputed for being full of volume and quality right down to the last puff.

In top notch social circles you are graded according to the cigarette you smoke and when you light up Winston Classic you display class. The company remains committed towards consistently improving upon flavor and blend and hence regular up-gradations can be seen, internationally. Even online reviews of different cigarette brands have Winston Red score in the top three! You can enjoy comparison shopping for any upgraded version, 24×7.

number of packs: 10

number of cigarettes: 200

minimum amount of cartons: 1 unit

Cigarette Ingredients

Tar volume: 10.0 mg

Nicotine volume: 0.8 mg