The Best Brands of Big Tobacco


Philip Morris USA is the domestic tobacco company owned by Altria Group and is the leading cigarette manufacturer in the United States.

Philip Morris USA Brands

  • Accord
  • Alpine
  • Basic
  • Benson & Hedges
  • Bristol
  • Bucks
  • Cambridge
  • Chesterfield
  • Collector’s Choice
  • Commander
  • Daves
  • English Ovals
  • L&M
  • Lark
  • Marlboro
  • Merit
  • Parliament
  • Players
  • Saratoga
  • Virginia Slims

Reynolds America 

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company is the second-largest cigarette manufacturer in the United States, manufacturing about one of every three cigarettes sold in the United States. Reynolds Tobacco’s product line includes five of the nation’s 10 best-selling cigarette brands: Camel, Winston, KOOL, Salem and Doral.

Investment Brands Selective Support Brands Non-Support Brands
· Camel
· Kool
· Winston
· Salem
· Eclipse
· Doral
· Pall Mall
· Barclay
· Belair
· Capri
· Carlton
· Misty
· Monarch
· More
· Now
· Private-Label
· Tareyton
· Vantage
· Viceroy

Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc.

Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc. manufactures Natural American Spirit additive-free-tobacco cigarettes and other tobacco products, and markets them both nationally and internationally.

· Natural American Spirit Roll-Your-Own Products (available in 4 styles)
· Natural American Spirit Cigarettes
(available in 10 non-menthol and menthol styles)
· Rizla® Cigarette Rolling Papers

Lane Limited

Lane Limited manufactures several roll-your-own, pipe tobacco and little cigar brands, and distributes Dunhill tobacco products in the United States. Lane commands 38.8 percent of total U.S. RYO sales volume and 43.6 percent of the U.S. pipe-tobacco sales volume

Roll-Your-Own Tobacco (RYO)
· Bugler
· Midnight Special
· Kite (menthol RYO)
· Samson
· Roll Rich
· Jester
· Gauloises (marketed on behalf of the European tobacco company Altadis)

Premium Cigarettes
· Dunhill and State Express 555 premium cigarette brands under an arrangement with British American Tobacco.
· Cartier brand, Craven A cigarettes manufactured in both Jamaica and Canada
· Gauloises and Gitanes cigarettes on behalf of Altadis
· St. Moritz cigarette brand

Little Cigars
· Winchester (15.9 percent of U.S. little cigar sales. Sold in 7 styles.)
·  Captain Black (sold in 3 styles)

· Dunhill Aged and the Dunhill Signed ranges of premium cigars, under an agreement with British American Tobacco.
· Schimmelpenninck cigars from Holland (available in 20 styles)

Pipe Tobaccos
· Captain Black(12.1 percent of pipe tobacco sold in the United States.)
·  Sir Walter Raleigh
· Smoker’s Pride brand
· Bulk pipe-tobaccos for specialist smoke shops
· Private label pipe-tobaccos

Pipes (factory in Sparta, N.C.)
· Dr. Grabow, the best-selling range of tobacco pipes in the United States.

Other Products
· Dr. Grabow pipe filters
· Dill’s pipe cleaners
· Denicotea cigarette holders and filters
· Bugler hand-rolling cigarette machines
· Bugler cigarette tubes and papers.

Lorillard, Inc.

Lorillard, Inc. (wholly owned) is America’s oldest tobacco company. Substantially all of its sales are in the United States. Its principal products are marketed under these brand names:

· Newport
· Kent
· True
· Maverick
· Old Gold

Liggett Vector Brands

Liggett Vector Brands is the exclusive sales, marketing and distribution agent for Liggett Group Inc. and Vector Tobacco Inc. We offer an extensive line of quality tobacco products proudly made in the USA, including Liggett Select, Quest, Eve, Jade, and Pyramid.

Liggett Group, Inc. has been a North Carolina-based manufacturer of high quality cigarette brands for more than 100 years. Founded in 1873 as Liggett & Myers, Liggett Group moved operations from Durham, NC, to a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Mebane, NC, situated in the heart of tobacco-growing country, and to corporate offices in Research Triangle Park, NC.

Liggett Group is the proud maker of successful national brands such as

·  Liggett Select
·  Eve
·  Jade
·  Pyramid.

Vector Tobacco Inc. is a research and cigarette manufacturing company with its headquarters in Research Triangle Park, NC. The company, made up of top research and development specialists and a highly experienced tobacco management team, focuses on developing and marketing innovative smoking products.

Commonwealth Brands

Commonwealth Brands, Inc.’s manufacturing facility is located in Reidsville, North Carolina. Our facility encompasses one million square feet under roof and uses some of the most modern, state-of-the-art manufacturing and tobacco processing equipment in the cigarette industry. This, coupled with a highly skilled and dedicated workforce, allows us to produce the highest quality cigarettes.

Commonwealth Brands’ uses only the highest quality grades of leaf tobacco in the manufacture of our products. In addition, we do not use any tobacco byproducts in the manufacturing process, further enhancing taste and quality.

Commonwealth’s objective is to produce and sell a product with a taste that satisfies and exceeds the expectation of its consumers.

· USA Gold: USA Gold was introduced by Commonwealth Brands, Inc. in 1993. It has grown to become the eighth best selling cigarette in the United States. It is available in 19 styles.
· Montclair: Montclair was introduced by American Tobacco Company in 1989. Commonwealth Brands, Inc. acquired this brand from Brown & Williamson in 1996. It is offered in 11 styles.
· Malibu: Malibu was introduced by American Tobacco Company in 1986. Commonwealth Brands, Inc. acquired this brand from Brown & Williamson in 1996. It is offered in eight styles including three slim box styles and 120s.
· Sonoma: Sonoma was introduced by Commonwealth Brands, Inc. in 1994. Sonoma is available in twelve styles and is the third best selling brand in the military and 15th domestically.
· Riviera Menthol: Riviera was introduced by American Tobacco in 1991. Commonwealth Brands, Inc. acquired the brand from Brown & Williamson in 1996. Riviera is a menthol brand providing a superior value alternative to premium-priced menthol cigarettes. It is available in four styles.

U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company (UST)

With a rich history extending back to the early 1800s, UST Inc. is today a holding company for its principal subsidiaries: U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company and International Wine & Spirits Ltd.

U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company is the world´s leading producer and marketer of moist smokeless tobacco products, including

· Copenhagen
· Skoal
· Red Seal
· Rooster
· Husky

International Wine & Spirits Ltd., through its own subsidiary Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, produces and markets premium wines sold nationally through the

· Chateau Ste. Michelle
· Columbia Crest
· Snoqualmie
· Villa Mt. Eden
Sparkling Wine
· Domaine Ste. Michelle

SoeX India Pvt Ltd

SoeX India Pvt Ltd, a part of the Sopariwala Exports conglomerate, brings to you an array of tobacco products for the perfect smoking experience.

Hookah-Smoking also known as hubble-bubble, shisha, water pipe, and narghile…. is now fast becoming popular in the United States… People have realized that hookah-smoking is more of a social event. Savour your hookah-smoking experience… Afzal Hookah Molasses available in 21 mouth watering flavours (Double Apple, Mix-Fruit, Orange, Aniseed, Mint etc)

…thousands of potential hookah smokers who would love to smoke but are apprehensive of tobacco and nicotine. Our expertise in manufacturing hookah-tobacco has given us an opportunity to explore newer methods of smoking. After much research we have developed Herbal Hookah Molasses which is 100% TOBACCO FREE, contains NO NICOTINE. Again available in 21 mouth-watering flavours.

The same tobacco … is hand rolled in Tendu leaves and flavoured to produce … Soex Flavoured Handcrafted Filter Cigarettes (Bidis). For non-tobacco smokers… Soex Flavoured Handcrafted Herbal Cigarettes (Beedis)… 100% Tobacco free and contains No Nicotine.

Tobacco Molasses

Tobacco Beedis
Herbal Beedis
Jurak (hookah tobacco in its purest form… made with a… process wherein the tobacco is mixed with fruits and aromatic oils… then fermented…)
Upper Lip tobacco
Filter Snus
Gwayi (product is specifically meant for the African market where it is hugely popular. SoeX Loose Snus (Gwayi.) Made from a blend of top quality Indian Tobaccos and fermented to give it the typical aroma and taste.)
Soex Cigars
Soex Premium Cigars
Soex Mini Cigars
Soex Quick-Lite Hookah Charcoal Tablets
Soex Smoking Pipes
Hookah Apparatus
Rosewood/ Meerschaum Pipes

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