Habanos S.A. to Attend Inter-Tabacin Dortmund, Germany


Theexquisite Habanos will be present again in IntertabacFair 2012, to be held on September 14 - 16 inDortmund, Germany, considered the most important city of the tobacco world in Europe.

The leading event in Europefor distributors of cigars and items for smokers is going to be attended by over 230 exhibitors, with the special presence of Habanos S.A.’s booth, which will be covering more square meters.

Intertabacis acclaimed as a forum for producers and distributors, as its influence area reaches out beyond German borders, since the event is attended by foreign visitors not only from Europe, but also from North and South America, Asia and Africa.

Likewise, Inter-Tabac, the international fair of tobacco products and accessories for smokers, is a one-of-a-kind event for communication and an important platform for commerce, since it showcases a remarkable range of products and services offered by more than 200 exhibitors.

Some of the categories exhibited in the fair are cigars, cigarettes, accessories for smokers, cut tobacco, pipe tobacco, smoking paper, stationery, cigarette vending machines, etc.

Habanos S.A.’s products have traditionally obtained multiple prizes in Dortmund due to their exquisite quality. In 2011, Habanos S.A. was awarded several prizes during Intertabac, including:
- "Best of Best 2011" awarded by Cigar Clan to El tabaco del año de
Cuba: Cohiba Behike (the full series)
- Cigar Trophy 2011 handed by Cigar Journal (it was previously called ECCJ) to Cohiba Behike (the full series)
- Inter-tabac Stars 2011 given to Sancho PanzaEscuderosRegional EditionGermany 2011 by the specialized newspaper Tabak-Zeitungto the novel long filler product, which was put on the map by 5th Avenue
Products, Exclusive Distributorof Habanos S.A. forGermany.

5th Avenue Products, Exclusive Distributorof Habanos in Germany,alse delivered the prize to the Specialist in Habanos of the Year, which was TABAK-KONTOR, LEIPZIG, owned by Mr. Martin Schenkeand Mr. DirkKinne.
Likewise, in 2010 Habanos S.A. received the Best of Best 2010 prize, awarded by specialized magazine CigarClan, thus distinguishing Hoyo de Monterrey Especial.

On the other hand, specialized magazine European Cigar Journal handed the Cigar Trophies 2010 to the Best Brand to Cohiba; and the finest cigar to Cohiba Maduro 5 Genios.

Other prizes delivered during the 2010 fair were European Cigar Cult Journal to Cohiba Behike, also praised by Cigar Clan.

In this 2009 event, Bolívar brand and PartagásSerie D No. 5 EdicionLimitada 2008 were awarded and Hoyo deMonterrey Epicure Especial in 2010, brands Cohiba and Cohiba Maduro 5 Genios.

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