Our story is the story of cigars. It starts in 1492 when explorers crossed the Atlantic and discovered tobacco in America. But it wasn’t until 1636 that the future Tabacalera Company came into being in Spain. From these deep roots, Tabacalera USA unites the essence of history, farming, manufacturing and marketing excellence, reflecting the very best of tradition and expertise.
The embryo of Tabacalera – the oldest tobacco company in the world – is created
The Royal Tobacco Factory of Sevilla opens
Compañía Arrendataria de Tabacos, previous name of Tabacalera is founded
Tabacalera S.A. is formed
Tabacalera S.A. and Seita merger creates Altadis
Imperial Tobacco Group, after the Altadis acquisition in 2008, restores the name Tabacalera for its Premium Cigar Division
Tabacalera USA is created