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Featured Shop: Farrants

Featured Shop: Farrants

Farrants has been a familiar sight in Cobham, Surrey since 1896 when it was a small rural village. We supplied the villagers from our small shop with everyday goods such as newspapers, confectionery, tobacco and stationery. As the village slowly grew, we expanded our...

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Featured Shops: JJ Fox

Featured Shops: JJ Fox

19 St James’s Street Their flagship store has been home to cigars and pipe tobacco for more than 230 years - open for business since 1787, making them the oldest cigar merchants in the United Kingdom and one of the oldest in the world. The world-famous tobacco...

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Featured Shop: Smokers Paradise

Featured Shop: Smokers Paradise

Smokers Paradise is a specialist tobacconist that has a range of Havana Cigars, Pipes and Cigar Accessories. The family business has been established since 1976 and is now run by proud owner Mukesh Gaglani. Originally starting off in the Royal Exchange London, the...

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Legendary Cigar Man Passes Away

Legendary Cigar Man Passes Away

Tributes Paid To Former Hunters & Frankau Stalwart MEMBERS will have been saddened to hear of the passing of Simon Chase, a leading light of the UK and indeed international cigar industry, in March. He was 74 and had been suffering from cancer. Simon, who for...

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Paresh Patel Interview in Cigar Journal

Paresh Patel Interview in Cigar Journal

Our chairman Paresh Patel has been interviewed for Cigar Journal in which he talks about how he started in the tobacco trade, his particular route to success and how he sees things going forward in the industry. He also is very honest about the difficulty he faced in...

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