Tobacco Business Awards 2021 Winners Revealed

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    Tobacco Business Awards 2021

    For a fourth year, Tobacco Business magazine is proud to announce the winners of this year’s Tobacco Business Awards. These awards were designed to recognize exceptional businesses, brands and entrepreneurs within the premium tobacco industry. What makes these awards unique is that they are entirely chosen and selected by the tobacco industry–the nominees and the finalists are all chosen and voted on by retailers, manufacturers and consumers of cigars, pipe tobacco and other product categories related to tobacco. This year, over 2,211 nomination ballots were cast and 8,511 individuals voted in the final round.

    “Oftentimes when you hear about tobacco and tobacco businesses in the mainstream media, it’s something negative. Tobacco Business has always been about celebrating the entrepreneurship seen within the tobacco industry and celebrating the companies and individuals that, against the odds, have built businesses and brands that have left a lasting impact on many,” says Antoine Reid, senior editor of Tobacco Business magazine. “This year’s Tobacco Business Awards, in my opinion, reflect the a year that challenged us all. Many of the winners this year faced monumental obstacles but rather than back down, they took on COVID and the many negative consequences of it and came out on top. The team here at Tobacco Business would like to congratulate all of the winners and celebrates each of them and their many accomplishments and achievements.”

    There were several new categories introduced in this year’s Tobacco Business Awards including Value Cigar of the Year, Pipe Tobacco Blend of the Year, Tobacco Businessman and Businesswoman of the Year, and Cigarette Brand of the Year. Here are the winners of this year’s Tobacco Business Awards:

    Dominican Cigar of the Year
    Pledge
    E.P. Carrillo Cigars

    Nicaraguan Cigar of the Year
    Perdomo Reserve 10th Anniversary Maduro
    Perdomo Cigars

    Honduran Cigar of the Year
    Camacho Corojo
    Camacho Cigars

    Value Cigar of the Year
    Big Payback Maduro
    Room101

    Pipe Tobacco Blend of the Year
    Peterson Nightcap
    STG – Lane Limited