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.

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® PRESERVE THE PIT®

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.