Cigar News: General Cigar Updates Look of Punch Signature

Cigar News: General Cigar Updates Look of Punch Signature

has updated the look for its line. The redesigned packaging actually started hitting shelves already, earlier this month. The blend remains unchanged.

represents the best of Central American cigars. It has a great blend and a medium-plus profile that people really love. This blend was out of stock recently while we updated the packaging so with pent-up demand and the new box design that really pops at retail, we're sure is going to fly off the shelves.

, senior brand manager of

The is now san- acrylic window and instead has bi-fold panels that tell the story of the blend and expand the brand vista, optimizing the box for display on retailer shelves.

has been around since 2015. It currently comes in five sizes and pays tribute to the original blend by using tobaccos from the same countries of origin, adding layers of complexity through a blend of proprietary aged and younger tobaccos.

Development of the blend began in 2012 when the team worked with an independent grower to cultivate a special Ecuadoran Corojo wrapper exclusively for this cigar, related to the original Cuban Corojo. In a nod to the classic blend, the blend for uses filler leaves from the and Nicaragua, this time in both aged and newer varieties to deliver a unique, balanced strength. A proprietary Connecticut binder completes the blend.

is a regular production line made at the factory in Danli, Honduras, and comes in 18-count boxes in the following sizes: Robusto 5 x 54; SRP per cigar $8.59, Gigante 6 x 60; SRP per cigar $8.99, Rothschild 4.5 x 50; SRP per cigar $6.89, Torpedo 5.75 x 52; SRP per cigar $8.89, Pita 6 x 50; SRP per cigar $8.19.