Kingsford®

Cherrywood Charcoal

Kingsford® Cherrywood Charcoal adds a light and fruity wood flavor to your favorite foods. That’s because it’s made with 100% natural ingredients and high-quality cherrywood — ideal for enhancing the flavor of poultry, pork and more. And just like Kingsford® Original Charcoal, Kingsford® Cherrywood Charcoal lights faster* and burns longer† to give you the authentic BBQ taste and experience you crave. Available in 8-lb. and 16-lb. bags.

* Compared to nationally available conventional charcoal in the U.S.A.

† Compared to the leading store brand charcoal in the U.S.A.



100% natural ingredients
Ready to cook on in 15 minutes
Long burn time*
Made in the USA
*Compared to other charcoal brands.

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Our Reviews


4.6 /5
42 Reviews
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We've always used Kingsford We've always used Kingsford charcoal product so we tried the Kingford Cherrywood Charcoal and it did not disappoint. It imparted a very good flavor and aroma to our meats. It was a big hit with our guests. I have recommended to others
Date published: 2021-07-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yum! We used it on a brisket and it was amazing! #yum gonna try a pork roast this weekend!
Date published: 2021-07-03
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Nice idea, performance lacking…. I have used this product several times now over the course of the last month or so in my char-griller smoker. I like the idea of applewood or cherry wood embedded into the charcoal. It SOUNDS like an idea that should work well. The problem I run into is that as the charcoal - which does light very easily - is first lit, it produces copious amounts of smoke, but by the time I have my bed of coals and am ready to lay meat in the smoker (I use an offset smoker box), the flavored smoke is largely gone; I might as well be using standard charcoal and laying the flavored wood on top, or just using flavored wood lumps instead of charcoal briquettes. As I said, it’s a nice idea. It provides nice heat, but very little of the smoke I need.
Date published: 2021-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a great This is a great product! I usually use cherry wood from local orchards. I get that flavor without a chance of a flare-up.
Date published: 2021-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I really like this I really like this brand charcoal. We grill a few times a week all year long. The cherry is awesome in the smoker, great flavor and even heat. I really wish I could get it in hundred pound totes though. Wouldn't that be nice!? Never run-out and never be damp.
Date published: 2021-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the Flavor!!! We love the Cherry Charcoal gives off the best flavor to any meat.
Date published: 2021-04-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great charcoal gives a Great charcoal gives a really good smoke flavor. Very easy to light and smells delicious
Date published: 2021-04-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We use a lot We use a lot of cherry wood when grilling, so we thought we'd give this a try. We were not disappointed. It's very flavorful. Easier than using charcoal and wood chunks. And to be honest, it smells great when burning. We get compliments from our neighbors that it smells amazing whenever we grill out.
Date published: 2021-04-10
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