Company launches new Tuscan cigar, Garibaldi Il Grande

(AGI) Rome, Jan 14 - Garibaldi Il Grande, a limited editioncigar made by Manifatture Sigaro Toscano SpA, is now on sale attobacconists, its first new product this year. The originalToscano Garibaldi cigar was launched in 1982, the centenary ofthe death of Giuseppe Garibaldi. The writer Mario Soldati notedthat tobacco worked in Cava dei Tirreni was lighter in colour,sweeter and more delicate than cigars produced in Tuscany, sohe advised them to create a new cigar, which became theGaribaldi. It is now the biggest seller in Italy. Garibaldi IlGrande has the same mixture,

(AGI) Rome, Jan 14 - Garibaldi Il Grande, a limited editioncigar made by Manifatture Sigaro Toscano SpA, is now on sale attobacconists, its first new product this year. The originalToscano Garibaldi cigar was launched in 1982, the centenary ofthe death of Giuseppe Garibaldi. The writer Mario Soldati notedthat tobacco worked in Cava dei Tirreni was lighter in colour,sweeter and more delicate than cigars produced in Tuscany, sohe advised them to create a new cigar, which became theGaribaldi. It is now the biggest seller in Italy. Garibaldi IlGrande has the same mixture, but is larger and with a morepronounced "belly". Its short maturation and ripening make fora balanced, soft and pleasant cigar for afficionados or fornovices who want a light cigar. The company is part of theMaccaferri Industrial Group which belongs to the family holdingcompany, SECI, a firm that has operated in several areas since1949 through its seven divisions: Officine Maccaferri(environmental engineering), Manufactures Cigar Toscano(tobacco), Eridania Sadam (food and agro-industry), SAMP(mechanical engineering), SECI Real Estate (buildings), SECIEnergia (energy) and Gnosis (biotechnology). The group, chairedby Gaetano Maccaferri, had 57 factories worldwide and aturnover of 1.205 billion euros at the end of 2013. (AGI) .