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Local Address: Tampa, Florida, United States
Company Description: Bucanero is a cigars manufacturer of about 16 top cigars brands: 11 are premium and 5 are handmade cigars. One of the key qualities of Bucanero cigars is that it...   more

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Bucanero cigars for our troops, 31 July 2014 [cached]
Robert Spoden President Bucanero Cigars
Cigars, Cigar Information and where to find Premium Cigars, Discounted Cigars and even Cheap Cigars - WANT TO BUY A CIGAR COMPANY? [cached]
That's Robert Spoden, owner of Bucanero Cigars of Tampa, Florida, in the yet-to-be-mailed summer issue of the European Cigar-Cult Journal.
Spoden told ECCJ Editor-in-Chief Reinhold Widmayer that "We are a small manufacturer by comparison to the multi-million annual cigar manufacturers of today.
Spoden has created an impressive line-up of blends since founding Bucanero in 1995:
Spoden said "The development work and founding risks are taken care of; the product lines are tried and true. All that my successor has to do is take care of advertising and marketing and grow the Bucanero into a nationally or internationally coveted cigar.
That's easier said than done, of course, but Spoden himself made a considerable splash during the Cigar Boom by bringing a full-rigged pirate ship onto the annual Retail Tobacco Dealers of America (now IPCPR) convention floor in the 1990s and using it as his "booth" at the show.
Spoden has set the company up nicely for sale. There are only three employees and three agents oversee the distribution to about 1,000 smokeshops in the U.S. "The factories in Nicaragua and Costa Rica, which have the capacity to produce more than 250,000 cigars a month, will be able to fully support the new owner," he added.
For Spoden, life has one more challenge.
But for Bucanero president ..., 9 June 2009 [cached]
But for Bucanero president Robert Spoden, Costa Rica's many unique eco-environmental areas left an indelible impression and a yearning to create a special cigar project there. Last year, he was compelled to return to his heritage and open a small manufacturing facility in the country.
"Costa Rica has always had a very special place in my heart, ever since I first traveled to this beautiful country 37 years ago," says Spoden.
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Cigar Insider: Robert Spoden of Bucanero Cigars
Bucanero Cigars Awards and Ratings, 1 Jan 2004 [cached]
this is definitely my favorite blend from Robert Spoden's impressive boutique outfit.
"[Bucanero] was, and continues today to be, built around honesty and friendship," says President Robert Spoden.
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