Blanco Cigar Co. has increased the prices of its entire portfolio by 7 percent.

In an email to halfwheel, David Blanco, the company’s president and ceo, said that after not increasing prices for three years, the company was forced to change its pricing for 2021. He added that because it’s been numerous years since the last price increase, he believes his company’s cigars are still relatively affordable compared to the rest of the cigar market.

In the last 45 days, many cigar companies have announced price increases, oftentimes citing increased costs related to raw materials, labor and/or transport and logistics.

The following chart is a live look at what companies have announced price increases or no price increase for 2022.

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I am an editor and co-founder of Media, LLC. I previously co-founded and published TheCigarFeed, one of the two predecessors of halfwheel. I handle the editing of our written content, the majority of the technical aspects of the site and work with the rest of our staff on content management, business development and more. I’ve lived in most corners of the country and now entering my second stint in Dallas, Texas. I enjoy boxing, headphones, the Le Mans 24-hour, wearing sweatshirts year-round and gyros. echte liebe.