A world leading manufacturer of cigars and pipe tobacco.

The Group became a world leader in its categories in 2010 when Scandinavian Tobacco Group and Swedish Match merged selected parts of their cigars and pipe tobacco businesses.

Today, Scandinavian Tobacco Group is leading in:
- handmade cigars in the US
- machine-made cigars in Europe
- pipe tobacco globally

Scandinavian Tobacco Group is the parent company of General Cigar and Cigars International that lead the US market for handmade cigars as well as online and catalogue sales of cigars.


Great, leading brands 

The Group’s portfolio contains more than 200 leading brands, including the cigar brands Café Crème, La Paz, Macanudo, CAO, Partagas (US) and Cohiba (US). Pipe tobacco brands include Captain Black, Erinmore, Borkum Riff and W.Ø.Larsen, while our leading fine-cut tobacco brands include Bugler, Break, Escort, Bali Shag and Tiedemanns.



Niels Frederiksen


No. of employees 

The Group employs 7,300 people in the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Nicaragua, Indonesia, Europe, New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the US.



Media Relations 

Tel: +45 3955 6200 



Scandinavian Tobacco Group A/S

Sydmarken 42

2860 Søborg


Tel: +45 3955 6200