In addition tocoffeeandcottonthey also growtobacco. The maintobaccoregion ofNicaragualiesnorth of thecapitalManagua.The areastretches fromthe city ofEstelitothe Honduranborder.
Well known isthe areaNuevaSegoviawith the famousvalley ofJalapa. This area isbecause of its location,the volcanicsoil and climateas well asfortobaccocultivationthatis compared byagronomists andtobaccers,totheVueltaAbajoregion ofCuba.
In Nicaragua,wrapper,binderand inner leaves are produced.The tobaccofromNicaragua isfull of characterand has a slightlysweet taste.Beautifultastefultobaccois very popularand hencethe cigarproductionaroundEsteli is rising sharplyin recent years.The countryis emerging. NestorPlasencia's largesttobaccofarmerin the world. He is aCuban whoearly 60scameto Nicaraguato growtobacco,that's whathisfamily for generationshasbeenlongin Cuba. Nestor isrepeatedlylost everythinghe had.Firstin Cuba,whenthe Sandinistascame toNicaragua,BlueMolt,and Hurricane Mitch.Nestoralso hasfivecigarettefactories.Twoin Nicaragua andthreein Honduras.He makes36 millioncigars,nearlyall ofthe US market.
Cigars fromNicaraguaare currentlyvery popular in theUS becausethey are relativelycheap ifyou compare them withcigarsfrom the DominicanRepublic.A good price -performance ratio.Theymainlyincludelabelbecausethey do not wantto competewith manufacturerswherethey delivertobacco.They makecigars forincludeRockyPatel,Padilla,Cuba Libre,CasaMagnaCasa deTorres,AlecBradley,Regiusand5Vegas.