среда, 29 апреля 2009 г.


British American Tobacco Group, the third largest cigarette company in the world represents its brand – Hilton cigarettes, which is one of the most famous (and especially appreciated in Europe and the USA) and "younger" cigarettes brand.

Hilton brand is famous for the exquisite balance of flavor and aroma, the abundance of complex tones in the bouquet and fine aroma; these cheap cigarettes are a unique combination of good quality tobacco and low cost of the final product.

The brand’s name roots into a famous family of Conrad Hilton, an American Hotelier and founder of Hilton Hotels chain. These hotels present pleasure from first minute of staying in them, the same happens when you smoke Hilton.

Hilton cigarettes are an embodiment of Bohemia Spirit, faraway journeys and mysterious discoveries. Hilton cigarettes are offered for purchasing in the following assortment: Hilton Kings Cigarettes and Hilton Lights Cigarettes.

пятница, 24 апреля 2009 г.


More is a brand of cigarette directly marketed to women, with a dark brown (rather than the traditional white) wrapper.

The brand was introduced nationally by RJ Reynolds in June 1975. It was initially tested in Oklahoma City in 1974. 'More' was the first successful 120 mm cigarette. It is sold in both the full flavor and menthol flavors. It is currently considered a niche brand by RJR, still sold, but not promoted by advertising. It is sold globally under license to various other tobacco companies. The brand has expanded to include 'light' styles in the form of both brown and white 120 mm and beige 100 mm styles.

Beginning in late 2007, the Canadian market saw the addition of 120mm More cigarettes in two additional flavours: orange and whisky.


вторник, 21 апреля 2009 г.


Cigaronne brand are 120mm long, that 64 mm is hard filter holder and 56 mm of smoking part. Mentioning these cigarette components make it understood what such cigarettes befell a revolution on tobacco manufacturing. Smoking this tobacco product it can be concluded that we live in obscurity, because taste that it reveals are real wonder.

This is an illustrious representative of Cigaronne Tobacco Company that created Cigaronne as international insignia of this producer. Now, this smoking cigarette is successful prosper on tobacco markets in more that 35 countries.

It is amazing that can be created from 12 best sorts of tobacco that were putted together with exclusive additives.

One detail that makes Cigaronne of exceptional flavor is its special solid hard long unique filter that makes its odor more pleasant and mild. It is known that on cigarette taste, filter play significant role and this make Cigaronne to remain unforgettable for every that ever feel it.

Producer tried to make Cigaronne cigarettes brand premium not only in its taste, but also in its appearance. First impression that comes into mind see it, is solidarity, elegancy and brightness.

All five cigarettes brands that are offered by our online shop at cheapest price are different in taste, but common in its nature: they all are perfect. Slims design Cigaronne family was created as well for men and women’ smokers. So, don’t restrict you desires to taste something that appalled modern tobacco market, that are available on most pleasant cut-price on this cigarette store. Cigaronne Classic Slims is for smokers that make life respected by elegancy and preference for first-class things, Cigaronne Exclusive Slims was created for smokers that accepted to try taste of elite. Cigaronne Classic Lights Slims own components that reveal classiness and last, but not in quality, Cigaronne Exclusive Lights Slims cigarettes unite all that divulge refinement and elegance of smoking fragrance.

Large assortment of Cigaronne brands make circle of its users larger and plentiful. On this online shop smokers are able to order taste of wonder on price that surprise by its modesty.

пятница, 17 апреля 2009 г.


West is a German tobacco brand owned by the British company Imperial Tobacco.
They are available in most EU countries except the UK. The brand is sold in over 90 countries.
West was introduced to the German market in 1981 and was first only available in tobacco goods shops. Since approximately 1987 they became available in supermarkets and cigarette vending machines. West is at present (as of 2006) the second-strongest cigarette brand in Germany.
The marque was introduced with advertising stating it was a "quality marque at a fair price" on the German market.
West sponsored the Zakspeed Formula One team between 1985 to 1989. It was the principal sponsor of the McLaren Formula One team, as West McLaren Mercedes, from 1997 to July 2005. West terminated its relationship with McLaren due to a European Union ban on tobacco advertising.
The following products are represented in the West assortment:
West talk, a cigarette, whose smoke contains 10 mg tar, 0.9 mg nicotine as well as 10 mg Carbon monoxide.
West Silver, formerly under west Light led, a cigarette, their smoke 7 mg tar, 0.6 mg nicotine as well as 7 mg Carbon monoxide) contains.
West Blue, a cigarette, whose smoke contains 4 mg tar, 0.4 mg nicotine as well as 4 mg Carbon monoxide.
West Rich Blue, a cigarette, whose smoke contains 8 mg tar, 0.7 mg nicotine as well as 8 mg Carbon monoxide.
West ICE, one with Spearmintflavour provided mentholcigarette, their smoke 7 mg tar, 0.6 mg nicotine as well as 7 mg Carbon monoxide) contains (a part of the flavour materials is added not to the tobacco, but the filter).
Under the designations west talk fine cut & west Silver fine cut tobacco for self turners one offers. It is prepared also to the plug in finished cases.
West volume tobacco talk & Silver is the newest product of the company Reemtsma. It is to replace the tobacco sticks taken by the market.
West Rollies filter talk & Silver designate a strong Cigarillo with filter.
Further there are the sorts talks and Silver cigarette also as 100s (cigarette length of 100 mm instead of the usual 91 mm)



Vogue is the central aspect in the world of fashion. If a product gets the “vogue” status it becomes world-famous. The same is with Vogue cigarettes: they are popular and excellent. And they are very close to every woman.
The producer of this smoking brand “American Cigarette Company LTD” has an individual approach to it. “American Cigarette Company LTD” is the second largest tobacco company in the world that sells its smoking brands in more than 190 countries. Every year, billions of its smoking products are sold on the tobacco market. And a significant share belongs to Vogue cigarettes. High quality tobacco that offers an incomparable flavor is the main ingredient of this cigarette brand.
This smoking product is famous, unique, slim, it has its own style. Vogue cigarettes take the first place among cigarettes preferred by women all over the world. The length and shape of Vogue cigarettes are a tribute to femininity. This famous brand was used by pop-queen Madonna in her Vogue video. It was a hit single from her album I'm Breathless.
This tobacco brand is specifically loved by. Vogue cigarettes are fashionable and stylish. The design of Vogue packs has a sense of elegance and beauty.
These lady cigarettes are available in three variations: Vogue Super Slims, Vogue Super Slims Ultra Lights and Vogue Super Slims Menthol. These Vogue cigarettes are preferred mainly by gentle cigarette smokers. Every woman can create a fashion on her own with Vogue cigarettes.


четверг, 16 апреля 2009 г.


Winston cigarettes are manufactured for or by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Companyor its newer incarnation as RJR Nabisco and/or its affiliates.
The brand was introduced in 1954, and became the best-selling brand of cigarettes in the United States. It held the #1 spot from 1966 to 1972, thanks to the successful marketing slogan "Winston tastes good like a cigarette should." In the last national survey in 2005, Winston ranked sixth in market value, tied with Kool. Winston is also known for its more recent claim of being "additive free" although a secondary warning label on their advertisements states that "no additives in our tobacco does NOT mean a safer cigarette" which comes out of an FTC settlement involving both Winston and Santa Fe Natural Tobacco.
During the 1980s, Winston cigarettes became the most popular brand in Puerto Rico, probably because of their marketing "Winston y Puerto Rico: No hay nada mejor" ("Winston and Puerto Rico: There is nothing better"), as well as their cultural association with the "salsa sensual" or "salsa erotica" movement.
In 1999, Winston-Salem introduced a new cigarette to the Eastern European market, the Winston One. The cigarette got its name from having only 1 mg of tar, yet having a full 1 mg of nicotine.Eastern European smokers were not satisfied with the new cigarette, sales began to drop, and the line was discontinued in 2001. Since then Winston One has been marketed as an ultra-light cigarette currently available on the European market. This product features a very low 1 mg of tar and 0.1 mg of nicotine per cigarette. This is one of the lowest in the marketplace, especially in Eastern Europe.
It is readily available in the EU, except in the UK, where it is not sold.
From 1972-2003, Winston served as the title sponsor of the premier-level of NASCAR, the Winston Cup Series (now known as the Sprint Cup Series).


среда, 15 апреля 2009 г.


Parliament is a brand of cigarettes marketed by the company Philip Morris. The brand of cigarettes are distinctive for their recessed paper filter and a sharp, tangy flavor. They are sold in "light", "ultra-light", "100s", and menthol varieties, in addition to the regular "king-size" cigarettes, called "Parliament Full Flavors". Parliamentoccupies strong positions in Japan, Argentina, Israel, Turkey, Russia, Montenegro and United States.


Parliaments are sold in several different varieties:
Full Flavor: Kings
Lights: Kings and Hundreds
Ultra Lights: Kings and Hundreds
One (nicotine - 0.1 mg, tar 1 mg)
Menthol Full Flavor: Kings and Hundreds
Menthol Lights: Kings and Hundreds
Menthol Extra Lights: Kings and Hundreds
Super Slims: Hundreds
Menthol Super Slims: Hundreds


вторник, 14 апреля 2009 г.


Kent is a brand of cigarettes. Viceroy (cigarette)s were the first to introduce cigarette filters in 1936. Kent's Micronite filter was introduced shortly after the publication of a series of articles in Reader's Digest in 1952 entitled "Cancer by the Carton," that scared American consumers into seeking out a filter brand at a time when most brands were filterless.
From March 1952 until at least May 1956, however, the Micronite filter in Kent cigarettes contained deadly blue asbestos. Kent now uses charcoal filters (a form of activated carbon).
The brand is a propriety of British American Tobacco Nassi group.The brand is named after Herbert Kent, a former executive at Lorillard Tobacco Company.

Cultural references 

In the documentary, The Beatles: The First U.S. Visit, the Beatles overhear a Kent cigarettes radio commercial, expressing sarcastic interest in it:
Radio Announcer: Looking for a filtered cigarette that really satisfies?
Paul McCartney: Looking for one?
Radio Announcer: One that will give you the pleasure you want in smoking.
McCartney: I am, yes.
Radio Announcer: Well, look no more. There is a cigarette that gives you the satisfaction you are looking for today.
McCartney: Which one!?
Radio Announcer: Kent!
John Lennon: KENT!
Radio Announcer: With the exclusive Micronite filter.
(Kent "Satisfies the Best" theme song plays. Lennon whistles along.)
The brand was the sponsor of The Dick Van Dyke Show.

In 1965, the Ray Conniff Singers had a hit song called "Happiness Is", which listed various examples of things that make people happy ("To a preacher, it's a prayer-prayer-prayer / To a Beatle, it's a 'Yeah-Yeah-Yeah'" and so on). The same group, or a soundalike group, produced a series of commercials for Kent that were written to the same tune and style, with the punch line always being, "To a smoker, it's a Kent."


понедельник, 13 апреля 2009 г.


The Sobranie cigarette brands (Собрание) are produced in various places in Europe by the Gallaher Group. Sobranie of London was established in 1879, when cigarettes had just become fashionable in Europe. The original cigarettes were handmade in the Russian tradition, and are still produced at Old Bond Street in London. Sobranie is one of the oldest tobacco brands in the world. Sobranie was the supplier of royal courts of Great Britain, Spain, Romania, and Greece.

Premium varieties include the evening-out styles Sobranie Cocktail and Sobranie Black Russian, which are produced in Ukraine and as of 2005 in Russia itself. Sobranie produces several styles geared specifically for ladies, some slimmer than standard cigarettes and others brightly colored.
Cocktails are five separate bright pastel shades with a gold foil filter, and are the same ring gauge as standard cigarettes, unlike Nat Sherman's Fantasias, which are slimmer and use deeper, primary colors.
Black Russians are black with a gold foil filter. While both Cocktail and Black Russian variants are emblazoned with the Russian imperial eagle and use blends suited to Russian tastes, this is a different blend than Cocktails.

Sobranie is one of the most expensive cigarette brands in Russia, and is considered to be a brand comparable to Dunhill cigarettes.


пятница, 10 апреля 2009 г.


Chesterfield is a brand of cigarette made by Altria. It was one of the most recognized brands of the early 20th century, but sales have declined steadily over the years. It was named for Chesterfield County, Virginia. Chesterfield is still being made today; it is still popular in Europe, but has been absent from U.S. advertising for many years.

For many years Chesterfield cigaretteswere produced by the Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company. In 1999, Liggett sold the L&M, Lark and Chesterfield brands to Philip Morris Companies Inc., now known as the Altria Group.

In a series of advertisements made many years before he took office former US President Ronald Reagan was a spokesman for Chesterfields. In one of them he is seen addressing cartons of cigarettes as Christmas gifts for "all my friends".
Chesterfield sponsored the Chesterfield Supper Club NBC radio series and television series, hosted by Perry Como.
In the 1940s, Leona Helmsley was a young model who appears in print ads for Chesterfield.
Being Lucille Ball's favorite cigarette brand, she put Chesterfield cigarettesin Phillip Morris boxes during the filming of I Love Lucy, so she could smoke her favorite brand without upsetting the sponsors.
In the 1960s, print ads for Chesterfield featured color photographs of four smokers from various walks of life with the headline "Chesterfield People: They like a mild smoke, but they don't like filters."
In the mid 1980s, Chesterfield was the main sponsor of certain primetime American television series shown in Argentina, such as The A-Team and Miami Vice, and presented them as "The Chesterfield Hour," or something to that effect. Each show would start with a musical Chesterfield intro.
'Sound off for Chesterfield' was the advertising slogan used in the Martin and Lewis radio show.
James Bond's cigarette of choice is a Chesterfield.
The cult '90s pop punk band Jawbreaker's song "Chesterfield King" off their album Biovauc (album) makes many references to the brand.
Independent film actor Matt Galdikas prefered Chesterfields. There is a pack seen in the 2001 film 1932 A Year to Remember.

четверг, 9 апреля 2009 г.

Lucky Strike

The brand was first introduced by R.A. Patterson of Richmond, Virginia, in 1871 as a cut-plug chewing tobacco and later a cigarette. In 1905, the company was acquired by the American Tobacco Company (ATC), and Lucky Strike would later prove to be its answer to R.J. Reynolds' Camel.

In 1917, the brand started using the slogan "It's Toasted" to inform consumers about the manufacturing method in which the tobacco is toasted rather than sun-dried. The message "L.S.M.F.T." ("Lucky Strike means fine tobacco") was introduced on the package in the same year.

In 1935, ATC began to sponsor Your Hit Parade, featuring North Carolina tobacco auctioneer Speed Riggs. The weekly radio show's countdown catapulted the brand's success and would remain popular for 25 years. The shows capitalized on the tobacco auction theme and each ended with the signature phrase "Sold, American." The company's advertising campaigns generally featured a theme that stressed the quality of the tobacco purchased at auction for use in making Lucky Strike cigarettes and claimed that the higher quality tobacco resulted in a cigarette with better flavor. American engaged in a series of advertisements using Hollywood actors as endorsers of Lucky Strike, including testimonials from Douglas Fairbanks concerning the cigarette's flavor.

British Lucky Strike packet with cigarette along side and government health warning.

The brand's signature dark green pack was changed to white in 1942. In a famous advertising campaign that used the slogan "Lucky Strike Green has gone to war", the company claimed the change was made because the copper used in the green color was needed for World War II. American Tobacco actually used chromium to produce the green ink, and copper to produce the gold-colored trim. A limited supply of each was available, and substitute materials made the package look drab. However, the truth of the matter was that the white package was introduced to modernize the label and to increase the appeal of the package among female smokers; market studies showed that the green package was not found attractive to women smokers who had become an important consumer of tobacco products. The war effort became a convenient way to make the product more marketable while appearing as patriotic at the same time.

In 1978 and 1994, export rights and U.S. rights were purchased by Brown & Williamson. In the 1960s, filtered styles were launched in addition to a mentholated version called "Lucky Strike Green". This time "Green" was referring to menthol and not to the overall package color. In late 2006 both the Full Flavored and Light filtered varieties of Lucky Strike cigarettes were discontinued in North America. However, Lucky Strike will continue to have marketing and distribution support in territories controlled by British American Tobacco as a global drive brand. In addition, R.J. Reynolds continues to market the original, non-filter Lucky Strikes in the United States. Lucky Strikes currently have a small but very loyal base of smokers. In 2007 a new packaging of Lucky Strikes was released, with a 2 way opening which split 7 cigarettes from the rest. In the same year, the company used the world's smallest man, He Pingping, in their ad campaigns.

среда, 8 апреля 2009 г.

History of Davidoff

Zino Davidoff was born on March 11, 1906 in Ukraine. He was the eldest of four children born to Jewish tobacco merchant, Henri Davidoff. Even in his own autobiographical writings, the facts on Zino's youth are a bit hazy, as he was quite young during this time and could only piece together some stories of his youth. His parents were either cigar merchants or cigarette manufacturers in Kiev. Fleeing the political turmoil and anti-Semitism prevalent in Russia, his parents left some of their family behind and emigrated to Geneva, Switzerland in 1911 for a better life and opened their own tobacconist shop in 1912. Finishing school in 1924, he went to Latin America to learn about the tobacco trade, spending time in such places as Argentina, Brazil, and finally Cuba where he spent two years working on a plantation and first encountered Cuban cigars.

Returning to Switzerland around 1930, he took over his parents' shop. What had originally been a modest tobacco shop grew into a rich business during and after World War II. Neutral Switzerland was spared much of the havoc wreaked elsewhere in Europe and became a haven for wealthy tobacco customers. Zino was particularly successful in marketing the Hoyo de Monterrey Châteaux Series of Cuban cigars created for Zurich cigar distributor A Dürr Co. in the 1940s and named after great Bordeaux wines. Around this time, Zino is also credited by many as having invented the first desktop cigar humidor, in order to preserve cigars at the same conditions of humidity and temperature under which they were rolled in Havana. Davidoff also had success writing several books on cigar smoking and Cuban cigar brands.
In 1970, Zino sold his small but highly successful tobacco shop in Geneva to the Max Oettinger Group. Zino stayed on as Davidoff’s ambassador until his death in 1994 at the age of 87. He was survived by his wife and daughter, who remained in Switzerland and by his siblings that had since moved to other parts of the world, mainly North America. Till his last moments, Zino an avid family man, sought out to find his lost family history back in the Soviet Union and then the emerging independent states of Russia and Ukraine. Unfortunately, many historical documents had been lost and so had his search. Not much information exists on their whereabouts, but through saved notes by Zino, it has been speculated that many had defected to North America in the early to mid 70's, some under new identities and family names.In August 2006, Imperial Tobacco acquired the worldwide Davidoff cigarette trademark from its owners, Tchibo Holding AG for £368 million (€540 million). Imperial Tobacco Group had been the licensee of the worldwide Davidoff cigarette trademark since its acquisition of Reemtsma in 2002.

The cigarettes range includes the Magnum, Supreme, Classic, Mild, Lights, Magnum Lights, Slims, Ultra lights, Menthol, Menthol Lights, One and Gold. Rothmans, Benson & Hedges of Canada began importing Davidoff cigarettes for sale in the Canadian market in April 2007.

The Oettinger Davidoff Group owns the worldwide Davidoff trademark for tobacco products other than cigarettes. Davidoff cigars continue to be produced in the Dominican Republic, under the direction of cigar blender Hendrik "Henke" Kelner. Since moving to the Dominican Republic, most of the vitolas were retained, although the Chateaux series was renamed the "Grand Cru" series and the names switched from wine estates names to simply numbers, and the Dom Perignon was discontinued. Davidoff has also added an Aniversario series, a Millennium series, and a Special series of figurados to its lineup, along with numerous limited edition and yearly special releases. Davidoff also produces a line of cigars known as "Zino" and a line of cigarillos.

Beyond tobacco products, Davidoff has expanded to include under its brand such items as pipes and humidors.


вторник, 7 апреля 2009 г.


Camel is a brand of cigarettes that was introduced by American company R.J. Reynolds Tobacco in the summer of 1913. Most current Camel cigarettes contain a blend of Turkish and Virginia tobacco. Early in 2008 the blend was changed as was the package design.In 1913, R.J. Reynolds developed a new innovation: the packaged cigarette. Most tobacco users who smoked cigarettes preferred to roll their own, and there was thought to be no national market for pre-packaged cigarettes.Reynolds worked to develop a flavor he thought would be more appealing than past products, creating the Camel cigarette, so named because it used Turkish paper.[1] Reynolds undercut competitors on the cost of the cigarettes, and within a year, he had sold 425 million packs of Camels.
Camel cigarettes were originally blended to have a milder taste in contrast to brands that were considered much harsher at the time of its introduction. They were advance promoted, prior to official release, by a careful advertising campaign that included "teasers" which merely stated that "the Camels are coming" (a play on the old Scottish folk song, "The Campbells Are Coming"). This marketing style was a prototype for attempts to sway public opinion that coincided with the United States' entry into World War I, and later World War II. Another promotion strategy was the use of a Circus camel, 'Old Joe', which was driven through town and used to distribute free cigarettes. Old Joe was used as the model for the camel on the package.
The brand's catch-phrase slogan, used for decades, was "I'd walk a mile for a Camel!"
The most famous historical style of Camel cigarettes is the soft pack of the regular, unfiltered variety. Camel regulars achieved the zenith of their popularity through personalities such as news broadcaster Edward R. Murrow, who smoked up to four packs of Camel regulars per day, in effect using a Camel cigarette as his trademark.
In late 1987, RJR created Joe Camel as the mascot for the brand. In 1991, the American Medical Association published a report stating that 5- and 6-year olds could more easily recognize Joe Camel than Mickey Mouse, Fred Flintstone, Bugs Bunny or even Barbie. This led the association to ask RJR to terminate the Joe Camel campaign. RJR declined, but further appeals followed in 1993 and 1994. On July 10, 1997, the Joe Camel campaign was retired and replaced with a somewhat more adult campaign which appealed to the desires of twenty-somethings to meet -- or be -- beautiful and exotic women (desires they nonetheless share with adolescent males) in 1930s attire and themes.
In Europe, Camel is also a brand of cigarette rolling papers and cigarette roll-your-own tobacco. It maintains a top 20 level brand of RYO tobacco and papers in Northern Europe with yearly expansion into Southern and Eastern Europe according to the European Subsidiary's annual report.
In 2005, Camel implemented new changes to the Turkish flavors by adding the name on the cigarette paper and changing the filter color and design. A blend called "Turkish Silver", a light version of both the Turkish Gold and Royal varieties, also became available that year. After burning, the text on the paper is often still visible on the ashes.
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the city where R.J.R. was founded, was nicknamed "Camel City" at one time because of the brand's popularity. However, this name is passing out of usage among locals.
From 1972-1993, Camel was the title sponsor of the then-popular IMSA auto racing series, titled as Camel GT, as well as between 1987 to 1991, it sponsored the Lotus Formula One team and in the nineties, sponsored the factory Honda team in the AMA Superbike series.
The Turkish tobacco that is used in Camel cigarettes has a much more distinctive odor when burned as compared to other cigarettes. It generally has a darker, browner smell to the smoke. Filtered Camel cigarettes sold outside the US by JT International do not contain Turkish Tobacco.



Marlboro is a brand of cigarette made by Philip Morris USA (a branch of Altria) within the US, and by Philip Morris International (now separate from Altria) outside the US. It is famous for its billboard advertisements and magazine ads of the Marlboro Man.

The brand is named after Great Marlborough Street, the location of its original London Factory. Richmond, Virginia is now the location of the largest Marlboro cigarette manufacturing plant.

Philip Morris, a London-based cigarette manufacturer, created a New York subsidiary in 1902 to sell several of its cigarette brands, including Marlboro. By 1924 they were advertising Marlboro as a woman's cigarette based on the slogan "Mild As May".

The brand was sold in this capacity until World War II when the brand faltered and was temporarily removed from the market. At the end of the war, three brands emerged that would establish a firm hold on the cigarette market: Camel, Lucky Strike, and Chesterfield. These brands were supplied to US soldiers during the war, creating an instant market upon their return.

During the 1950s Reader's Digest magazine published a series of articles that linked smoking with lung cancer. Philip Morris, and the other cigarette companies took notice and each began to market filtered cigarettes. The new Marlboro with a filtered end was launched in 1955. In the early 1960s Philip Morris invented "Marlboro Country" and distilled their manly imagery into the rugged cowboys known as the "Marlboro Men."

Marlboro, in a 2001-2002 study by the American Center for Disease Control and Prevention, resulted to be the most smoked brand by 41.8% of middle school students and 52.0% of high school students[1].