Wednesday, May 29, 2013

The Origins of Marlboro Brand Name

Cigarettes is a kind of product that nowadays requres no special advertisment and generally no advertisment at all. Everyone from youth to seniors know what it is, at least what it is look like and what it smells like. Smokers do not need ads at all, they smoke cigarettes because they like feelings and sensations tobacco gives them. Smokers are ready to pay money for the pleasure of smoking. The pleasure of smoking is really captivating and smokers love to feel it.

Advertisments can hardly make smoker switch from one cigarette brand to another because usually smokers remain reliable to their favorite brand and they smoke it for years. Smokers may turn to another brand only in case they are looking for something absolutely new or they are looking for cigarettes with similar taste and strength.

Cigarette brand names do reflect the spirit of the particular brand. Let us look through Marlboro brand name. Everyone heard the name Marlboro as it is the largest cigarrete brand in the world. They became popular due to ads with cowboy and today their best ads are regular customers. The ad with a cowboy was created in 1950s to attract male smokers because initially the brand was created for women. And the cowboys did their job. Soon males became major customers of these cigarettes.

What are the origins of Marlboro brand name? 
There exists a version that Marlboro took its name from a town where it was created. There are many towns in the world bearing the name of Marlborough (which spells as Marlboro). You may find them in the USA, England, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, The true sory is not far from this version.

The manufacturer, Phillip Morris, opened his first tobacco shop in 1847 in the UK, on famous Bond Street in London. With time his business was extended and there was opened his first tobacco factory which was located on Great Marlborough Street in London and exactly this name was chosen for cigarettes. At the beginning Marlboro was made in one non-filters variety, but today the brand is available in many types. Today most popular Marlboro varieties are: Marlboro Red, Marlboro Gold and Marlboro Silver. Buy cheap Marlboro cigarettes online and enjoy low prices.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Types of Tobacco

 In the world are cultivated many different kinds of tobacco which have their unique taste. In different countries the types of tobacco very depending on tobacco classes. Next factors influence tobacco taste: soil, sun, rains, fertilization. Most cigarettes use American blend which consists of Virginia, Burley and Oriental tobaccos. For example, Marlboro cigarettes.

Five most popluar types of tobacco used in modern tobacco industry are:

1. Virginia
It is cured by smoke from open fires. In the USA it is grown in Virginia , northern middle Tennessee, central Kentucky. Virginia tobacco is low in oils and high in suger. The leaves may be lighter or medium brown. Ligher leaves have a spicier flavor while darker have more intense tobacco taste. 

2. Burley
Burley tobacco is an air-cured tobacco. It is low in sugar and high in oils. It has a nutty flavor.

3. Oriental tobacco
It is a sun-cured, highly aromatic type of tobacco which is grown in Turkey, Bulgaria and Greece.  It is high in sugar and very aromatic.

4. Maryland
This is Virginia tobacco grown in Maryland, USA, and is characterized with mild flavor.

5. Carolina
This is Virginia tobacco grown in Carolina, USA, and like Maryland it has a mild taste.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Cigarettes FAQ

Filers or non-filters?
There is a big difference between filter and non-filter cigarettes. First of all, non-filter cigarettes are shorter and come in short packages. In these cigarettes you may light either end. Non-filter cigarettes give you an absolutely different smoking experience in comparision with filter cigarettes. They are easy to inhale due to lack of filters and as a result the amount of smoke you inhale is higher. Non-filters are good for experienced smokers because they are too strong for the beginners. Non-filters have tar and nicotine levels 30-45% higher than their filter counterparts. Today most popular non-filter cigarettes are:
 - Astra Non-filter
 - Leana Non-filter
 - Nistru non-filter

What do the numbers on cigarette pack mean?

You may see on packs such numbers as "100's" and "120's" which indicate the length of cigarette rod in millimeters. Regular cigarette length is 84mm and it is called King Size.

What are menthol cigarettes?
Menthol cigarettes are cigarettes that contain menthol, a non-tobacco additive that give cigarettes a minty taste. Cigarettes without menthol are called regular cigarettes. Many cigarette brands have menthol verieties among regular ones. Most popular menthol cigarettes are:
 - Karelia Slims Menthol
 - Kiss Superslims Menthol
 - Esse Super Slims Menthol
 - Glamour Superslims Menthol

Is there anything else besides Menthol and Regular types?
Yes, it is, it is Clove. Probably you heard about clove, a famous aromatic spice used for food preparation. It is used also in tobacco production and when mixed with tobacco produces an unusual spicy taste. Some brands that make clove cigarettes are extremely strong. Besides this, cigarettes may have different tastes such as apple, strawberry, cherry. For example, Kiss cigarettes have a number of delicios frutty tastes while Richmond cigarettes do specialize on cherry taste.

What are full-flavor and light cigarettes?
The word "full-flavor" indicates a stronger version which has a big amount of tar and nicotine. "Lights" is a mild version with small amount of nicotine and tar.