In 2012, Mitchell Orchant—best known for being the managing director of C. Gars Ltd, a family of stores in the U.K.—launched Inka Secret Blend Cigars, a collection of Peruvian puros made in partnership with Gennaro Lettieri of Tabacalera del Oriente. Inka Secret Blend offered Orchant the ability to not only offer cigars that tasted rather different than the wide array of Cubans and “new world” cigars his customers normally had access to, but also at a substantial value.
Over the last three years, Inka has grown tremendously, now Orchant’s best-selling non-Cuban brand. And now it comes to the U.S.
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