Rocky Patel Premium Cigars Inc. will increase prices on about half its portfolio effective May 13, 2019.

“Due to rising costs associated with manufacturing and distributing cigars we are announcing the following price increase on our brands,” wrote Rocky Patel, the company’s founder, in a letter to retailers.

The following 21 lines will increase in price:

  • Java by Rocky Patel
  • Hamlet 25th Year
  • Liberation by Hamlet Paredes
  • Rocky Patel Catch 22
  • Rocky Patel Catch 22 Connecticut
  • Rocky Patel Edición Unica
  • Rocky Patel It’s a Boy/It’s a Girl
  • Rocky Patel Olde World Reserve Corojo
  • Rocky Patel Olde World Reserve Maduro
  • Rocky Patel Sun Grown
  • Rocky Patel Sun Grown Maduro
  • Rocky Patel TAVICUSA
  • Rocky Patel Vintage (1990, 1992, 1999, 2003, 2006)
  • The Edge
  • The Edge A-10/Candela
  • The Edge Connecticut
  • The Edge Sumatra

There are 20 brands, along with all of the company’s samplers and accessories, which are not increasing in price.

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A.J. FernandezNot Announced
Alec BradleyPrice Increase
Altadis U.S.A.Price Increase
Arturo FuenteNot Announced
AshtonNot Announced
CaldwellPrice Increase
CLE Cigar Co.Price Increase
Crowned HeadsNo Increase
DavidoffPrice Increase
Drew EstatePrice Increase
Dunbarton Tobacco & TrustPrice Increase
E.P. CarrilloPrice Increase
GeneralNot Announced
GurkhaNot Announced
IllusionePrice Increase
J.C. NewmanNot Announced
La GaleraPrice Increase
La PalinaNo Increase
LFDPrice Increase
Miami Cigar & Co.No Increase
My FatherNot Announced
Nat ShermanPrice Increase
OlivaNot Announced
PadrónPrice Increase
PerdomoPrice Increase
QuesadaNo Increase
Rocky PatelPrice Increase
RoMa Craft TobacPrice Increase
TatuajeNo Increase
VenturaNot Announced
Last Updated: Aug. 5, 2019.

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