Benson & Hedges Special Filter
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Benson & Hedges Lights Gold
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Benson & Hedges Silver
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Benson & Hedges cigarettes was founded in 1873 by Richard Benson and William Hedges as Benson and Hedges Ltd. The company was formed to make cigarettes for the then Prince of Wales, Albert Edward.
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Benson & Hedges cigarettes are registered in Old Bond Street in London. They are manufactured by Gallahers PLC in Lisnafillen, Ballymena, Northern Ireland for the UK market and by British American Tobacco PLC in England for other markets. The cigarettes are available in Gold or Silver forms.
Benson and Hedges is one of the most popular brands of cigarettes available in the UK, particularly amongst the 16-30 age range of smokers. At £5.08 for 20 (at the time of writing), they are relatively expensive compared to other brands. However, many believe this particular brand of cigarettes to be more pleasant.
Benson & Hedges cigarettes was founded in 1873 by Richard Benson and William Hedges as Benson and Hedges Ltd. The company was formed to make cigarettes for the then Prince of Wales, Albert Edward. Alfred Paged Hedges succeeded his father in the business in 1885, the same year which Richard Benson left the business. The 1900s saw branches of Benson & Hedges Ltd. opening in the United States and Canada. In 1928, the American branch became independent, it was bought by Philip Morris in 1958 who also purchased the Canadian branch in 1960. Benson & Hedges Ltd in the UK was acquired by Gallaher Limited in 1955.
In the 1930s, Benson & Hedges (Overseas) Ltd. was established by Abraham Wix to handle overseas trade. This branch was acquired by British American Tobacco in 1956. Today, British American Tobacco markets Benson & Hedges throughout Asia and the Pacific, including Australia and New Zealand, but excepting Taiwan and the Philippines. They also own branches in the Middle East and Africa. B&H is popular amongst young smokers in Australia.
For ten years (1990-2000) Benson
and Hedges cigarettes sponsored the
From 1878 until 1999, a Royal Warrant was issued to Gallaher on behalf of the product, however this was removed with the reasoning that the products were no longer used by the Royal Family. The Warrant seal, which had previously been on the flip lid of the box, was removed.
Popular slang for Benson & Hedges in the UK is 'B&H', as in "I'll have 20 B&H please". In addition to this some smokers will request "20 Bensons please.";
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