MIAMI FL – Well-established throughout Europe and the rest of the world with a sales volume in excess of 2 million cigars per year, Compañia Hondureña de Tabacos brings its premium cigars stateside with the opening of Kuuts Distribution Center, a brand new, state of the art distribution center in Southeast, Florida.
With over 15 years of experience and a new factory in Danli, Honduras capable of making over 6 million cigars per year, the company is set to distribute 3 premium brands in the United States. All 3 hand-made premium cigar brands; Placeres Reserva, Miró, and Tabacalera Zapata are set to debut in 2013 and feature 100% long filler tobacco and are offered in a range of vitolas.
Placeres Reserva is a box pressed product available in 5 vitolas featuring a Habano wrapper grown in Nicaragua. This medium to ¾ body cigar has a binder from Costa Rica and a filler blend from Honduras & Nicaragua.
Miró is available in 4 vitolas and features a Sumatra wrapper. This medium to ¾ body cigar has a filler blend from Nicaragua and Honduras.
Tabacalera Zapata gets its name from one of the company’s founders, Ramon Zapata Perez. This medium bodied masterpiece is finished with a Connecticut Oscuro wrapper and a Nicaraguan binder. The fillers consist of aged tobacco from Nicaragua, Honduras and Jaltepec.
According to John Gonzalez, Vice President of Kuuts, “We believe we have a great portfolio of products for our initial offering in the US market. There is something for everyone and a lot of room to grow as well. The company has made a tremendous commitment to the US market and we look forward to developing a long-standing relationship with today’s cigar connoisseur and the great retailers throughout the country”.