Thursday, March 21, 2013

Top ten Popular Cigarette Brands of the worldBelieve it or not Smoking has become very common especially among the people ranging from 20 to 45 years. Although smoking is considered as a bad habit but in some communities it is considered as the status symbol. Today you can find a lot of people around you who are addicted to smoking. Smoking is indeed injurious to health but those who are addicted to it finds really hard to quit it. Well these are some very common facts which I was sharing with you guys but let me come back to the topic which is the most popular cigarette brands in the world. There are hundreds of cigarette brands that exits but some of them are very popular because of their quality assurance and other various reasons. Philip Morris International and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company are no doubt the largest manufacturers of cigarettes but what are the names of those brands that have captured the market around the world. So here is the list of ten most popular cigarette brands in the world.

10. Hilton:

HiltonHilton is also manufactured by British American Tobacco Company and their prime goal is to manufacture high quality cigarettes in low cost. It is available in two different versions i.e. Hilton Gold and Hilton Platinum and it is one of the leading cigarettes brand around the world.

9. New Port:

New PortNewport cigarettes brand was established in 1957 and it is manufactured by Lorillard Tobacco Company based in United States. It is offered in different varieties of menthol cigarettes and also one of the leading cigarette brands in United States and in different parts of the world. It was reported that Newport has over 50% market share of the African American market.

8. Red & White:

Red-&-WhiteRed & White is low cost cigarettes but has a pleasant quality and it is also manufactured by Philip Morris International. It is very popular among the lower middle class people and is available in various varieties. Red & White is primarily sold in Europe and Asia.

7. Dunhill:

DunhillDunhill Cigarettes is regarded as the luxury brand of cigarettes and it is manufactured by British American Tobacco Company. Although they are priced above the average in the places where they are sold but it is still considered as one of the leading cigarettes brand in the world. They are primarily sold in Europe, Middle East, South Asia, Korea, South Africa, Indonesia, New Zealand and Australia. They are also available online in United States and Canada.

6. Pall Mall:

Pall MallAlthough Pall Mall’s history dates back to 1899 but it rose in to prominence in 2004 when it was purchased by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. It is offered in Red, Blue, Orange and Green in Hard Pack Styles and Red and Gold in Soft Pack Styles. In a recent survey in was ranked as one of largest selling cigarette brand in the world especially in Asia and Europe.

5. Parliament:

ParliamentParliament is another brand manufactured by Philip Morris. It was introduced in 1931 and it is notable for its recessed paper filters and its slogan “Only the flavor touches your lips.” The Parliament cigarettes are very popular in Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Israel, Kazakhstan, Montenegro, Ukraine, Russia, Japan, Turkey and United States.

4. Camel:

CamelCamel cigarettes were introduced in 1913 by R.J Reynolds Tobacco Company and since then it has became a prime contender in the cigarettes market. It was once considered as strong competitor with Marlboro but gradually they witness a bit decline in their popularity but still it has maintained its position of being one of the leading cigarettes brand in the world. Camel cigarettes are very popular in USA, Japan, South Africa, Canada and other carious countries.

3. L&M:

L&ML&M was established in 1953 and gradually it became one of the leading cigarette brands in the world. It is manufactured by Altria Group Inc. and it is a very popular brand in Europe, East and South Asia, Latin America and in the Arab world.

2. Winston:

WinstonWinston Cigarettes were introduced in 1954 and are manufactured by R.J Reynolds Tobacco Company. After its successful stint in United States where Winston held the 1st spot for six years from 1966 to 1972, Winston became a global and the most favorite cigarette brand among the people. They adapted the slogan “Winston tastes good like a cigarette should” which is the main reason of their popularity.

1. Pine:

Pine-LightsPine is the leading tobacco brand in the world. It was introduced in 1909 by the Authority of KT&G and since then they have become the largest selling cigarette product in the world due to its high quality light cigarettes. It is manufactured by Korean International Company and Pine cigarettes are available in two  i.e. Pine Lights & Pine Menthol. In the recent survey Pine was named as the highest selling cigarette in Asia, America, Europe and Africa.