• John Middleton
2020

john middleton bay at richmond manufacturing center
2018
John Middleton begins manufacturing large machine-made cigars at Philip Morris USA's state-of-the-art Manufacturing Center in Richmond, Va.
2011
John Middleton introduces its first two untipped cigarillo products nationwide: Black & Mild Sweets and Classic.
history wall at middleton king of prussia facility, detail: "the legacy continues"
2007
Altria acquires John Middleton from privately held Bradford Holdings.
detail of surgeon general's warning on black & mild packaging
2000
John Middleton, along with other cigar companies, enters into a Consent Decision and Order with the Federal Trade Commission, agreeing to display one of five health warnings on its cigar packaging and advertisements (including point of sale advertisements) on a rotating basis.
framed package sheets of prince albert, carter hall products
1987
John Middleton purchases various pipe-tobacco brands, including Prince Albert, Carter Hall, Apple and Royal Comfort.
1980
John Middleton launches Black & Mild Pipe-Tobacco Cigarillos.
detail of hands laying out large machine-made cigars
1968
John Middleton launches its first cigar made of pipe-tobacco.
king of prussia facility animated gif
1960
John Middleton opens its King of Prussia facility, ending manufacturing operations in Philadelphia.
vintage john middleton products and point-of-sale promotions
1958
John Middleton ends its retail business to focus on manufacturing and selling its own tobacco products.
detail of vintage john middleton "blend your own pipe tobacco" advertisement
1950
John Middleton begins manufacturing its pipe-tobacco products.
etching of john middleton's first store on walnut street, philadelphia
1856
John Middleton establishes a tobacco shop in downtown Philadelphia.
1856