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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Kingsford® Signature Flavors

Signature Flavors infuse your grilling experience with rich, full-bodied flavor and aroma that’s been known to cause some serious neighbor envy.

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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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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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Kingsford®

Match Light® Charcoal with Hickory

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. Available in a variety of sizes, from 4-lb. to 12-lb. bags.


100% natural ingredients
Made in the USA
More edges for faster lighting*
*Compared to other charcoal brands.

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Our Reviews


4.6 /5
13 Reviews
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is my favorite This is my favorite brand to use. When we cook at family events, this is our go to. It doesn’t take long to light up and works for a long time. We love it!
Date published: 2021-02-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Will not byrn We bought a bag of this today and no matter how hard we tried we could not get it to light. Had to dump it out go buy another bag of charcoal and start all over. Very dissatisfied with this purchase
Date published: 2020-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features and taste This is the only charcoal I buy, best value, taste and long lasting
Date published: 2019-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome charcoal Excellent burn and flavor , definitely need to try
Date published: 2019-08-03
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