Winston's manufacturing started at 1954 by R.J.Reynolds Tobacco Company packs its cigarettes differently. Unlike some other brands Winston does not contain any additional ingredients.
Winston cigarettes are on the 6 place from 10 of the best selling cigarettes in the USA. For a period of more than 50 years this brand of cheap but qualitative cigs remains one of the best-selling ones not only in the USA but in Europe and Latin America .
It is supported by very successful Winston's promotional events, and has a pure American spirit. Winston cigarettes are made in the best American tradition. Delicate combination of soft flavor and original aroma of the bouquet in tobacco's blend expresses the exquisite simplicity and harmony characteristic for modern culture.
While Canadians watch American television and movies, gossip about American celebrities, eat at American food-chains and buy American goods, they have remained faithful to Canadian brand cigarettes. The reasons are as complex as nicotine addiction, tobacco politics and Canadian-U.S. relations. RJR-Macdonald changed its packaging of Winston cigarettes and began distributing promotional matches. This is one of the first retail promotions in Canada of U.S. brands in recent history.
Brand History Facts:
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company was founded in 1875, when Richard Joshua Reynolds started a chewing-tobacco manufacturing operation.
In 1954, J. Reynolds introduced Winston cigarettes the first filtered cigarette to achieve major success on the tobacco market.
In 1966 Winston cigarette brand reached its popularity, becoming the best-selling cigarette brand in the nation, a position which it held for a period of 10 years. It held the N1 spot from 1966 to 1975.
In 1999, Winston-Salem introduced a new cigarette to the Eastern European market, the Winston One Cigarette.
In the early part of the 21st century, Winston is still one of the top 10 brands in the U.S