The Nicaraguan tobacco festival Puro Sabor will be held starting March 15 in an online format, including master classes and round table discussions that will include input from experts and manufacturers of the most prestigious Nicaraguan brands.
Topics addressed during the festival, which will be broadcasted live weekly, include:.
1. Introductory episode.
2. The value and economic importance of the industry in Nicaragua. 3. Harvest and pre-industry.
4. Blending and tasting.
5. Cigar production, major manufacturers.
6. Cigar production, “big” small manufacturers.
8. Why are we No. 1 in all the rankings?
9. Technology and innovation in the cigar industry.
10.Corporate social responsibility.
11.Q&A with a panel of tobacco producers.
Other panels and live classes will be presented by Nicaragua’s leading tobacco producers and cigar manufacturers. All sessions will be moderated and hosted by Mr. Reinhard Pohorec of Light ’em Up World and Mr. Ra’ed Saqfelhait of The Leaf Master Dubai.
“The Nicaraguan cigar industry is once again opening the doors of its factories, but this time in an innovative digital format,” Claudio Sgroi, president of the Nicaraguan Chamber of Tobacco, said in a statement. “Visitors will be able to virtually join Nicaragua’s most important tobacco producers and cigar manufacturers.”
The festival was previously scheduled for January. Organizers in October announced the cancellation.