Press release originally released Feb 18th, 2013 but I guess they are wanting to push it a second time!
April 16, 2013 (Miami, Fla.) â€” Well-established throughout Europe and the rest of the world with a sales volume in excess of 2 million cigars per year, CompaÃ±ia HondureÃ±a 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, MirÃ³, 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 3â„4 body cigar has a binder from Costa Rica and a filler blend from Honduras & Nicaragua.
MirÃ³ is available in 4 vitolas and features a Sumatra wrapper. This medium to 3â„4 body cigar has a filler blend from Nicaragua and Honduras.
Tabacalera Zapata gets its name from one of the companyâ€™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, â€œWe 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 todayâ€™s cigar connoisseur and the great retailers throughout the countryâ€.
Kuuts LLC was established in Miami Florida in October 2012 for the purpose of distributing products manufactured by CompaÃ±ia HondureÃ±a de Tabacos to the US market.