The Cigar type cigarettes are a blend of dark, air-cured Philippine tobaccos principally sourced from the Cagayan and Isabela provinces where the stronger flavor tobacco is harvested. There are two categories: Matamis and Regaliz.
Matamis are wrapped in "sweetened' white cigarette paper and are sold under the following brands:
La Campana Matamis
Cortos La Campana
Two other Cigars in white unsweetened paper are sold under the brand name
Regaliz on the other hand are wrapped in dark brown (commonly referred black) sweetened paper imported form France and are lengthy (120 mm long). Middle-aged women in the provinces are the common smokers and are usually oddly smoked with the lighted part inside the mouth of the smoker. The cigarettes are sold under the following brands:
La Campana Largos
Ms. Philippines Fat
Ms. Philippines Thin
La Flor de Filipinas Fat
La Flor de Filipinas Thin
Marka Niyog Fat
Marka Niyog Thin
La Flor de Luzon
The cigar-blended cigarettes are hand-packed by women factory workers called "Kahistas" in thirty (30) sticks per pack. The packing process is done by the scoop of hand by these trained "Kahistas" who used their hand as mold in bundling the sticks in 30's and package them in a five angled pack in swift and continuous motion.
The 30 sticks distinctive type of packing is characteristic of the cigar cigarettes such that this phase of the manufacturing cannot by mechanized. If the contents are reduced to 20 sticks in order to mechanize the packing their captive market would be misled that the cigarettes are no longer the Cigar Flavored Cigarettes but the milder tasting American Blends.
Mighty Corporation likewise successfully tests marketed American Blend in 30 sticks. Under this category form part of the product collections of Mighty Corporation, the Durian Menthol 100's, Fate Menthol 100's, MAS Full Flavor King Size.
American Blended Tobacco Products.
American blend cigarettes are the popularly known cigarettes worldwide.
Mighty Corporation's American Blend production is sold under the following brands: Blue Seal Special, Mighty Filter Kings, Mighty Menthol 100's, LA Menthol 100's, LA Lights Menthol 100's, Marvels Menthol 100's, Marvels Filter Kings, Right Menthol 100's, Right Filter Kings.
Mighty Corporation (MC) is a fully integrated Tobacco Company located at Malolos, Bulacan, Philippines. The Factory lies in a 9-Hectare Property 50 Kilometers North of Manila. The Principal activities of Mighty Corporation include Tobacco Processing and Cigarette Manufacturing.
9110 Sultana St., Barangay Olympia, Makati City 1207 Philippines
P.O. Box 424, C.P.O. Manila
P.O. Box 4732, C.P.O. Makati City
Phone: +63(2) 899-0138 to 39 | 899-0192 to 95
Fax No.: +63(2) 899-0194
Hotline: +63(920) 979-2685