Tripp talks with Santana in the D'Crossier booth about some new packaging launched at the IPCPR and the move to the Dominican Republic for production. The Selection 512 available in sealed cans has been revamped with an updated color scheme and printing. The binder tobacco also gets updated from Costa Rican Sumatra to Piloto Cubano from the DR, available for wide distribution in September. Santana also announces the Selection 512 Maduro available in a brown tin with an updated band, and a new blend featuring a San Andres Negro wrapper. The Golden Blend from 2009 is back with 3 new vitolas.
July 19, 2017