In most markets, the brand has its own distribution team.
Upon entry into the market, Bongani Cigars was concerned whether going after the Cuban competition would go up in embers. The answer is, very well! People love the idea of an African cigar and we have strong demand all over the continent. The firm revealed that it has plans to expand to Nigeria, where an average of 20 billion cigarettes are consumed by 4.
It also plans to launch in Botswana, North America. The workforce in Maputo are rolling cigars by hand, a precise art that defines some of the best cigars—including the Cuban version. In most markets, the brand has its own distribution team. In other markets, Bongani Cigars works with a local distributor. Nevertheless, logistics is a big issue alongside moving products and local government bureaucracy.
Cracking the luxury market is also a tough one, but the firm can boast of tobacco aging 30 years. Between and , the overall demand for cigarettes in 22 African countries increased by 44 percent—from This demand was followed by a percent increase in smoke production during the same period. Tobacco firms are thriving due to the lack of strong anti-tobacco and tax laws. The firm, which says it is now the number cigar producer in Kenya, gets its wrappers from Cameron and cedar from Ghana.
All other ingredients used in production are sourced from a variety of places, even outside the continent. Montecristo 80 Aniversario. Cohiba Piramides Limited Edition Upmann Magnum 48 Limited Edition Partagas Piramides Edicion Limitada Montecristo D EL Romeo y Julieta Robustos L. Montecristo Double Corona Limited Edition Romeo y Julieta Hermosos No.
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