A cigar cutter is a handy tool used to cleanly cut or clip the pointed end of a cigar in order to light and smoke it. It helps in making an even cut and avoiding any jagged edges that could cause discomfort while smoking. Cigar cutters enable clipping effectively while preserving the cigar’s flavor and aroma. The global cigar cutter market is gaining traction with rising popularity of cigars among millennials.
The global cigar cutter market is estimated to be valued at US$ 139.5 Mn in 2024 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 6.5% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.
Market key trends:
Adoption of cigar smoking among millennials is a key trend shaping the global cigar cutter market. Cigars were traditionally perceived as a product for the elderly. However, millennials are now increasingly experimenting with cigars on social occasions such as weekends and parties. Growing social acceptance of cigar smoking is propelling the demand for effective cutting tools like cigar cutters. Manufacturers are launching premium and aesthetically appealing cigar cutters targeting young consumers. Sleek designs, ergonomic shapes and multiple cutting options in cigar cutters are finding favor with millennial cigar lovers. Innovation in material and cutting mechanism along with compact sizes are further augmenting the popularity of cigar cutters among new age smokers.
Strength: Cigar cutters offer a clean and precise cut, ensuring an ideal draw and allowing smoke to flow evenly through the cigar. They prevent burnt fingers and maintain the integrity of the cigar.
Weakness: Availability of cheaper substitutes like regular scissors that can also cut cigars. Manual cutters require manual operation which is less convenient than electric variants.
Opportunity: Growing cigar culture and rising number of cigar aficionados creating demand. Increasing occasions for gifting cigars presents an opportunity.
Threats: Strict regulations and taxation on cigars in some countries limiting market growth. Health concerns related to cigar smoking act as a restraint.
The Global cigar cutter market Size is expected to witness high growth over the forecast period of 2023 to 2030. The market size for cigar cutter is projected to reach US$ 139.5 Mn by 2024, growing at a CAGR of 6.5% during the forecast period.
North America currently dominates the global cigar cutter market owing to rising popularity of premium cigars. The United States accounts for the largest share in the region attributed to a thriving cigar culture. Europe holds the second largest market share led by countries such as Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom. The Asia Pacific region is expected to offer lucrative growth opportunities in the coming years led by developing economies of India and China.
Key players operating in the cigar cutter market are Olympus Corporation, Caliber Tools, Xikar, Cuban Crafters, & Good Life Products. Olympus Corporation is one of the prominent players known for premium quality cigar cutters. Cutters from Xikar brand are very popular among cigar aficionados for their precise functionality and long lifespan.
1. Source: Coherent Market Insights, Public sources, Desk research
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