Fratello Cigars has announced that it will be raising prices on its original line, as well as the Boxer Series spin-off, between 2-5 percent per vitola. The company cited an increase cost of materials.

“This is the first time in two and a half years the company has raised prices,” said Omar de Frias, the company’s founder. “We pride ourselves in producing high quality products at amazing prices. This has been our commitment since day one.”

The new prices will take effect July 21.

Not increasing is Fratello’s Bianco line, as well as the to-be-released Fratello Oro.

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Charlie Minato

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 have written about the cigar industry for more than a decade, covering everything from product launches to regulation to M&A. In addition, I handle a lot of the behind-the-scenes stuff here at halfwheel. I enjoy playing tennis, watching boxing, falling asleep to the Le Mans 24, wearing sweatshirts year-round and eating gyros. echte liebe.