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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Flavor Enhancers

Experience flavor like never before. Kingsford® Signature Flavors are made with 100% real spices to add an extra layer of flavor to your entire cook.

Signature Flavors

Turn up the flavor with Kingsford® Signature Flavors Boosters. Enhance your grilling with bold Memphis BBQ, aromatic Basil Sage Thyme, zesty Cumin Chili, or savory Garlic Onion Paprika.

Wood Chunks

Kingsford™ Chips ’n Wood Chunks is made of real wood to deliver real smokehouse flavor. Crafted from premium hardwoods including Hickory, Mesquite, Apple, or Cherry, for authentic wood smoke flavor.


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.