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Why Are Cuban Cigars So Expensive?

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Why Are Cuban Cigars So Expensive?

Why Are Cuban Cigars So Expensive?

A box of good quality Habanos Cuban cigars can cost thousands of dollars.

Every hand-rolled Cuban cigar goes through about 500 manual tasks from seed to cigar.

For more than 200 years, the culture of cigar making in Cuba hasn't changed.

The process takes about a year.

The tobacco leaves are grown, harvested, and hung in drying houses called secaderos before a slow fermentation occurs.


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