19 February 2019
Cuban cigar maker Habanos said 2018 was a record year for the company on Monday which reached $537 million dollars in sales. Habanos Development Vice-President Jose Maria Lopez announced the figure at the 21st Habanos Festival in Havana adding it was a 7 percent increase compared to 2017.
The Habanos Festival showcases the company and its 27 brands. The 2019 edition runs February 18 - 22nd and this year also celebrates the 50th anniversary of Havana.