"In 1844, two brothers, August and Hermann Upmann started the H. Upmann cigar brand. The brothers are were pioneers in the cigar industry and are acknowledged as the inventors of the cedar box as a means to store cigars.
Today the H.Upmann brand is honored as being one the oldest and most highly trusted premium cigar brands still produced today. The brand's longevity is a testimony to an ongoing commitment to excellence. H. Upmann cigars once known exclusively for their smooth, flavorful smokes have added many new brand extensions to their ever-growing portfolio offering the smoker many choices of flavor and strength while still maintaining the benchmark of quality that made it famous."