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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Match Light® Charcoal with Hickory

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  • 100% Natural Ingredients
  • Made in the USA with North American Ingredients
  • More Edges for Faster Lighting*

Kingsford® Match Light® Charcoal with Hickory combines the savory smoky wood flavor of hickory with the ease and convenience of Match Light® to amp up your BBQ’s flavor — instantly. The briquets are infused with just the right amount of lighter fluid, so they light fast and stay lit. Just fire up the briquets with a match, and be ready to cook in 10 minutes, no extra lighter fluid necessary. And, this charcoal is made with the same quality ingredients as Kingsford® Original. Match Light® with Hickory is the perfect way to infuse your food with the savory mouth-watering wood flavor that grillers crave. Made in the USA with North American ingredients. Available in a variety of sizes, from 4-lb. to 12-lb. bags.

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Memphis Barbecue Dry Ribs

All great Memphis BBQ ribs feature paprika and garlic, and this recipe is no different. With 8 additional seasonings and Kingsford® Signature Flavors, these dry ribs are full of flavor whether you’re cooking on a charcoal or pellet grill.

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How to Arrange Charcoal Before Grilling

Discover the best ways to grill and smoke using Kingsford® Charcoal Briquets. We’ll show you how much charcoal you should be using to achieve the right grilling temperature, and techniques to use for different types of food. It’s easy — just follow along.

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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.