IInvestors.com - Cigar renaissance
Remember the cigar boom of the 1990s? Cigar makers say the interest is back. Final numbers for 2005 are not in yet, but they're projected to be up almost 10% compared with the year before, to a level last seen in 1998. The USDA estimates that the number of cigars consumed to be close to 5 billion.
Paul Lin sat down with Dennis Briganti, president of CF Dominicana Cigars, to see how renewed interest is impacting his fledgling cigar catering business.