An American Story

The history of grilling at Kingsford is a classic American story. It all started in 1919 when Edward G. Kingsford helped Henry Ford procure a stretch of timberland to supply wood for his auto plants.

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Kingsford® Preserve the Pit

Kingsford remains committed to celebrating Black barbecue culture by launching the second year of Preserve the Pit and doubling the investment in aspiring barbecue professionals.

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American Pride

An American-made company founded over 100 years ago, Kingsford has a lot to be proud of. Our employees have been continuing the family tradition in backyards across the nation.

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Become a master griller

Learn the basics with our series of how-to articles and tutorials.

Become King of the Grill

With the help of our friend Vince Wilfork, Jason Kelce discovered the passion of charcoal grilling and started his new life as King of the Grill. Join him in his grilling journey with recipes from his own BBQ playbook, courtesy of Kingsford. ​
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Play the Fire It Up Challenge & You Could Win Big

Play every day for your chance to score red hot prizes like a new grill, wood pellet dispenser, BBQ tool set, Kingsford® gear, and so much more!
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Summer Grilling

Grill it like you mean it with a lineup of crowd-pleasing summer grilling ideas that’ll help you turn up the heat on neighborhood cookouts, family dinners or friendly get-togethers.
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Kingsford remains committed to celebrating Black barbecue culture by launching the third year of Preserve the Pit, a fellowship for barbecue professionals.
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Light your fire with all new Kingsford® products.

Explore our full range of charcoal, pellets and flavor boosters to take your grilling to the next level.