1502 Cigars Increasing Prices on March 22

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Global Premium Cigars—the parent of the 1502 brand—has announced that it will be increasing prices across its portfolio on March 22.

The increases will be steep. In an email to halfwheel, Enrique Sánchez Icaza—the company’s founder—said that the company’s core Blended Series will increase around 10 percent. The Blended Series includes cigars like 1502 Black Gold, 1502 Emerald and 1502 Ruby. Also increasing by “around 10 percent” will be the company’s Puro Selection line.

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Sánchez Icaza said the flagship 1502 XO line will increase by “more than 20 percent.”

This is the first increase the company has had in three years. In that time, Sánchez Icaza says the company’s costs have increased three different times.

The following chart is a live look at what companies have announced price increases or no price increase for 2021.

CompanyPrice Increase
A.J. FernandezNo
Alec BradleyNo
Altadis U.S.A.Yes
Arturo FuenteYes
AshtonYes
AsylumYes
BattlegroundNo
Black Label Trading Co.No
Blackbird CaldwellYes
Casa CuevasYes
Chinnock CellarsNo
CLEYes
Crowned HeadsNo
CubariqueñoNo
CurivariYes
E.P. CarrilloYes
El ArtistaNo
Esteban CarrerasYes
FaltoNo
FoundationYes
General Cigar Co.Yes
Global Premium CigarsYes
Gran HabanoNo
GurkhaNo
HVCNo
J.C. NewmanYes
Jas Sum KralNo
Jeremy JackYes
JRE Tobacco Co.Yes
KristoffNo
La BarbaYes
La Flor DominicanaNo
La Galera/Indianhead TobaccoNo
Los CaidosNo
Maya SelvaYes
Miami Cigar & Co.No
Mombacho Cigars S.A.No
MoyaRuizNo
My FatherNo
OlivaYes
PadillaYes
PadrónNo
PatoroNo
Paul GarmirianNo
Paul StulacNo
PDR CigarsYes
PerdomoYes
Plasencia 1865No
Pure Aroma Cigars/D'CrossierNo
QuesadaNo
RoMa Craft TobacNo
RVGN RauchvergnügenNo
Sans Pareil/La InstructoraNo
SinistroNo
Southern DrawNo
StalloneYes
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