Since 1920, kingsford? (r) original charcoal has been the gold standard of grilling. made in the usa with 100% natural ingredients, including north american wood, kingsford? (r) original gives bbq lovers the smoky wood-fired flavor they crave. our original briquettes are great for any grilling occasion. whether you’re smoking a brisket, grilling up vegetables or firing up the grill at your next tailgate, kingsford? (r) original delivers the best in authentic bbq flavor. in fact, kingsford? (r) lights fasted and burns longer than competitive brands, giving you the ultimate grilling experience every time.