Back in 1904 Jacques Wintermans borrwed fl. 200,- from his dad to start a small cigar factory which had the name A. Wintermans and Sons. Since 1950 their company name is Agio. In the small village of Duizel the history of Agio started more than 100 years ago. Because these 100 years, the company may call itself royal. Since that time the company has experienced a massive growth, but their headquarters is still located in Duizel. The cigars itself are produced in Westerlo, Belgium.