In 1834, Albert Henschen began warehousing a range of commercial import goods for Bremen merchants and traders. His business dealt with the handling and storage of wool, spices, wine, rubber, coffee and cacao.
Henschen was soon renowned as a specialist for the storage of raw tobacco from overseas.
Company founder Küper Albert Henschen 1812 to 1877
Heinrich Henschen 1880 to 1952
Küper Johann Conrad Henschen 1852 to 1928
Hans Henschen 1920 to 2013