Smoking is considered as a bad practice but at the same time it is also thought to be a status symbol in some societies and has indeed become very common especially among the people ranging from 20 to 50 years. Cigarette being one of the most extensively-used addictive products in the world has made tobacco a global industry. Interestingly around 5.5 trillion cigarettes are smoked each year across the globe. There are comprehensive cigarette brands in the market popular for their quality assertion, brand name and other several reasons. Philip Morris International, Altria Group Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company are undoubtedly the leading manufacturers of cigarettes along with other popular brands. So who tops the chart and has captured the market?
List of Top 10 Cigarette Brands in the World
- Pall Mall
- Red & White
- New Port
Top Ten Most Popular Cigarette Brands
Everyone knows ‘Cigarette Smoking is injurious to heath‘ but still some of the cigarette brands has gained popularity around the world. Given is the list of most popular cigarette brands to know but don’t try them.
Hilton cigarette is an incredible marque manufactured by British American Tobacco Company. Available in two different versions Hilton Gold and Hilton Platinum it is high in quality and low in cost as compared to its prominent contenders. One of the leading cigarettes brand around the world, Hilton signifies luxury and magnificence.
9. New Port
Established in 1957, Newport cigarettes brand is manufactured by Lorillard Tobacco Company, United States. Rated among the most affluent make of cigarettes in the U.S it has over 50% shares of the African and American markets. New Port is presented in different varieties of menthol cigarettes and is one of the well-established brands in the world.
8. Red & White
Popular among the lower middle class people Red & White is low cost cigarette brand with pleasant quality. Manufactured by Philip Morris International it is primarily sold in Europe and Asia. With a pleasurable aroma and flavor Red & White is available in different variants- Red & White King Size, Red & White Lights and Red & White Super Lights in almost every tobacco shop across the globe.
Dunhill Cigarettes is manufactured by British American Tobacco Company and reputed as the luxury brand of cigarettes. Primarily sold in Europe, Middle East, South Asia, Korea, South Africa, Indonesia, New Zealand and Australia they are heavily priced compared to the other brands.
6. Pall Mall
Established in 1899, Pall Mall got prevalent in 2004 after it was procured R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. Accessible in Red, Blue, Orange and Green in Hard Pack Styles and Red and Gold in Soft Pack Styles Pall Mall has been ranked as one of the leading selling cigarette in the world recently, explicitly in Asia and Europe.
Introduced in 1931 and contrived by Philip Morris, Parliament is a popular brand all over the world. Charcoal sunken cigarette filter creating a tangible pleasure from the first to the last inhalation is what makes Parliament different from its entrants. Prominent in Saudi Arabia, Argentina, Israel, Kazakhstan, Montenegro, Ukraine, Russia, Japan, Turkey and United States it comes in variety of flavors- Parliament Blues, Parliament Menthol, Parliament Ultra Lights and Parliament Lights.
Camel cigarettes came into existence in 1913 and were established by R.J Reynolds Tobacco Company. Since its beginning Camel has been a strong contender with other prevalent brands in the market. Majorly popular in USA, Japan, South Africa and Canada it is also famous for ‘cigarette rolling papers and cigarette roll-your-own tobacco’ in Europe. Camel’s “Turkish Silver” blend is most popular with both the Turkish Gold and Royal varieties.
L&M was established in 1953 and steadily it became one of the dominant cigarette brands in the world. Manufactured by Altria Group Inc. it is highly prevalent brand in Europe, East and South Asia, Latin America and in the Arab world. Its rare savor makes it a leading brand and it has indeed rose into deserved prominence.
Made and sponsored by R.J Reynolds Tobacco Company, the Winston Cigarettes were introduced in 1954. Since then it has become the most favorite and bestselling brand across the globe. With premium quality it has earned the slogan “Winston tastes good like a cigarette should” which it has justified.
Manufactured by Philip Morris International, Marlboro tops the chart among the leading tobacco brands in the world with its supreme quality. It came into existence in 1924 and since then it has become the largest selling cigarette merchandise in the world. Reputed as the premier selling cigarette it comes in 3 classic sorts- Marlboro Red, Marlboro Gold, and Marlboro Silver. With a market worth of $32 billion Marlboro has been ranked as the world’s No. 1 most prized brand.
* Statutory Warning*
“Cigarette Smoking is Injurious to Health”