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    From Kris Parry (Black Swan Shoppe) on UKPTC:

    "DUNHILL TOBACCO UPDATE!
    Ok so after seeing some rumours re-circulating for the umpteenth time over the last few years. I've utilized some contacts and got some clarification from many tiers above the heads of sales reps.
    Firstly: For those that don't know Dunhill tobacco is not made by Dunhill it is made by STG/Orlik and BAT own the licence to produce and sell it.
    Changes within these companies has fuelled rumours which simply won't afect the Dunhill pipe Tobacco.
    As with any brand and as we have experienced in the past there is always a SMALL POSSIBILITY that the management of the brand may change and cause some disruption but I have been reliably informed that the supply chain of Dunhill pipe tobacco in the UK is in very good hands, it is being very well protected and has been since it was relaunched with vast stocks being held to maintain supply in the event of any turbulence. (Well over a years supply)
    The only thing that could scupper this is panic buying and Dunhill fans filling cellars.
    The last tobacco that this affected was SG in the US and it took over a decade for it to settle down. Supply was a nightmare as US distributors couldn't risk bringing in large amounts over fear that the cellars would suddenly max out, smokers would suddenly realise that there was no need to cellar large amounts and sales would fall through the floor leaving distributors going bankrupt and the supply chain totally scuppered.
    So the prices inflated, nobody could get any and US smokers resorted to buying it from the UK and paying our duty. And who benefited ......... erm nobody!
    Don't waste your hard earned savings filling your cellar and risk ruining the supply chain over a few rumours, it will only cause headaches for yourself and other Dunhill fans. Carry on buying your normal amounts from your normal retailer and all will be smooth and nicotine friendly. If anything keep an extra tin of your favourite blend.
    I will personally ensure that UKPTC members are the first to know of any reliable updates on the Dunhill brand and advise if you need to stock up your cellar with plenty of notice.
    Now the beast from the east is hitting the UK so go raid the supermarket for bread, milk and beans and fill all your cars and jerry cans with fuel. Then tell your friends what you've done and witness first hand the negative effects of needless bulk buying "
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo44 View Post
    From Kris Parry (Black Swan Shoppe) on UKPTC:

    "DUNHILL TOBACCO UPDATE!
    Ok so after seeing some rumours re-circulating for the umpteenth time over the last few years. I've utilized some contacts and got some clarification from many tiers above the heads of sales reps.
    Firstly: For those that don't know Dunhill tobacco is not made by Dunhill it is made by STG/Orlik and BAT own the licence to produce and sell it.
    Changes within these companies has fuelled rumours which simply won't afect the Dunhill pipe Tobacco.
    That sounds like it might be good news for our brethren in the UK, Jim, but it still leaves open the possibility that US distribution is no more. Statements from people like Leonard Wortzel, brand manager for STG Lane,..

    "BAT (owner of the Dunhill brand), has announced that it has decided to 'cease trading' with Dunhill pipe tobacco and cigars. STG Lane is the importer for the pipe tobacco here in the U.S. Here is what we know: BAT plans to cease trading Dunhill Pipe Tobacco in the U.S. in the next 12 - 18 months. The decision was the result of an internal BAT business review."

    ... and Russ Ouellette ...

    "You've probably heard by now that all the Dunhill blends will be discontinued in the near future. We had no idea that this would be happening when we put together our calendar deals for this year"

    ... make it impossible to chalk it all up to mere rumor.

    I think I've given up on trying to figure it all out. If it's gone, it's gone. If it's not, great. If it's gone for some of us, but not all of us, those of us left wanting will muddle through I suppose. As much as I love Dunhill Flake, I didn't hoard. I knew I'd run out eventually. So, why not now when there are still alternatives to explore? I'll just keep calm and smoke on.
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    Dunhill Has Stopped Production of Tobaccos

    Ah ken that the "word's bin oan the pavey" fir yonks, but yesterday's statement from GQ seems conclusive:


    "Unfortunately we have some sad news that has now been confirmed. Dunhill tobaccos are no longer being produced. Rumours have been going around the internet for a couple of years or so but it has now been confirmed by the UK distributors that they have stopped production. We have a good stock of Dunhill tobaccos left but it may be worth stocking up on your favourites for the cellar."

    I'll buy some more DDNR and (on Jimbo's recommendation) "My Mixture 21b Baker Street", but that's about all.


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    Quote Originally Posted by plugugly View Post
    Dunhill Has Stopped Production of Tobaccos

    Ah ken that the "word has bin oan the pavey" fir yonks, but yesterday's statement from GQ seems conclusive:


    "Unfortunately we have some sad news that has now been confirmed. Dunhill tobaccos are no longer being produced. Rumours have been going around the internet for a couple of years or so but it has now been confirmed by the UK distributors that they have stopped production. We have a good stock of Dunhill tobaccos left but it may be worth stocking up on your favourites for the cellar."

    I'll buy some more DDNR and (on Jimbo's recommendation) "My Mixture 21b Baker Street", but that's about all.


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    Thanks for the update, didn't read the newsletter yesterday! Sad news.

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    Sorry for all you Dunhill lovers.They sell a fair selection of Dunhill blends here except the flake which is the only one I ever fancied trying.

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    Still not totally convinced that it is the end (but not unconvinced enough to prevent me buying a sleeve of Royal Yacht and another tin of 221b Baker Street when I read that).
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    It looks like I'll have to cellar another four or five tins of DDF before it's all gone.
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    After all of the statistics and reports are finished with, I've come to the conclusion that the only real danger of smoking a pipe is being interrupted.

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    Deluxe Navy Rolls now out of stock at SP. Doesn't mean they're gone for good there but who knows?

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    Now that word is out, I'm sure Dunhill tobacco will sell like bread and milk before a hurricane. I just need enough to age and pop open a tin to enjoy once a year or so.
    Russ

    After all of the statistics and reports are finished with, I've come to the conclusion that the only real danger of smoking a pipe is being interrupted.

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