How did Kingsford charcoal get its name?

Answer Kingsford charcoal has long been one of the most recognizable names in charcoal and barbecuing . The Kingsford Company was founded in 1926 and is the top manufacturer of charcoal in the United Stat... Read More »

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Who owns Kingsford charcoal?

The Kingsford Products Co. manufactures Kingsford charcoal. Headquartered in Oakland, California, Kingsford Products is a subsidiary of the Clorox Co. Other brands owned by Clorox include Fresh Ste... Read More »

What is kingsford charcoal made of?

Kingsford charcoal is manufactured from wood charcoal, anthracite coal, mineral charcoal, starch, sodium nitrate, limestone, sawdust and borax. According to a report published by the California BBQ... Read More »

What industrialist was Kingsford Charcoal invented for?

Kingsford Charcoal was named for industrialist E.G. Kingsford, a relative of auto magnate Henry Ford. Kingsford was the key figure in finding a spot for Ford's manufacturing plant for his charcoal ... Read More »

Is it safe to add a little charcoal to my gas grill to get that charcoal flavor?

Never add charcoal to a gas grill. Gas grills are not built to withstand high temperatures and can explode. Use charcoal scented wood chips instead to get that nice charcoal flavor.References:Propa... Read More »