The Regulatory Council for the Protected Denomination of Origin (D.O.P.) for Habanos and other Cuban tobacco denominations is the body that unifies all the organisations in Cuba that have the responsibility for the standards of production applied throughout the tobacco industry from the farms to the finished boxes. It comprises the following organisations: , , la Empresa de Acopio y Beneficio del Tabaco, el Cubatabaco and
The Cuban corporation that manages the agricultural and manufacturing functions of the Cuban tobacco industry.
Asociación Nacional de Agricultores Pequeños, or National Association of Small Farmers, represented on the Regulatory Council for the Protected Denomination of Origin (D.O.P.) Habanos.
The Tobacco Research Institute, which controls the seeds used by the farmers and conducts research to improve seed strains by using natural methods of crossing and selection. Part of the Regulatory Council for D.O.P. Habanos.
The Havana-based company, jointly owned by the Cuban industry and the British Imperial Tobacco Group, which markets all 27 Habanos brands worldwide.