94 years of Taru Martani CigarsFeatures Yogyakarta, Indonesia - 30 April 2012
Workers in the Taru Martani Cigar Factory prepare cigars in Yogyakiarta, Indonesia, on April 30, 2012. The Taru Martani Cigar Factory has been producing its cigars since 1918. Taru Martani was first built in the Bulu area, but in 1921 it relocated to its current location west of the Yogyakiarta Mandala Krida Stadium. For awhile, the factory's name was changed to Java Tobacco Kojo, but after the Japanese occupation ended, its name returned to the original. Today, the Taru Martani factory employs some 270 people who still make the "Senator" and "Mundi Victor" cigars, just like back in 1918.
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Tarumartani Cigar Factory
Taru Martani cigar company's history began in 1918 when a manufacturer of cigars from the Netherlands founded the company in Yogyakarta Individual cigars. Since 1918, Taru Martani always creates a mixture of tobacco formulation of high flavor cigars. Taru Martani currently manufactures 14 types of cigars which are well known throughout the world, namely: Cigarillos, Extra Cigarillos, Seniority, Panatella, Half Corona, Corona, Super Corona / Grand Corona, Boheme, Royal Perfecto, Rothschild, and Churchill.
Taru Martani currently produces 3 cigar mixed formulation namely : Nature Cigar (pure tobacco), Flavor Cigar (tobacco with sauce / mint flavor, amaretto, vanilla, rum and hazelnut), and mild cigar
The uniqueness of the manufacture of Tarumartani cigars all is the manufacturing process done manually, by hand. They said that it can keep the flavor of Tobacco.