Binchotan BBQ Charcoal from Kishu


Binchotan BBQ Charcoal is a high-quality reusable charcoal made out of Binchotan (Japanese Oak) charcoal from Kishu, Japan. It is considered the highest grade of charcoal. It naturally preserves the meat’s flavorful juices while giving it a good sear – Perfect for grilling!

Product Details:
  • Material: Binchotan charcoal from Kishu, Japan
  • Reusable when properly stored (see below)
Select Grade:
  • Consists of Kirimaru (2/3 bag) and Kowari (1/3 bag) binchotan charcoal
  • Kirimaru charcoal is thicker and not split and Kowari is thinner and split
  • Kirimaru charcoal is longer lasting, but Kowari is better for starting fires
Pro Grade:
  • Approximate average length: 5.5 – 6 inches (2 LB Bag), 5.5 – 6 inches (4 LB Bag), 7 – 16 inches (5 LB Bag)
  • Approximate average diameter: 0.8 – 1.4 inches (2 LB Bag), 0.8 – 1.4 inches (4 LB Bag), 0.8 – 1.4 inches (5 LB Bag)
  • Restaurant-grade sticks used in many Japanese restaurants to make traditional Yakitori
Important Usage Warning
  • Use charcoal chimney to light the charcoal.
  • Please ensure that a spark arrestor or a spark screen is placed on top of the chimney
  • Ensure area surrounding the chimney (about 3 feet) is open and free of objects and people.
  • Do not use water to extinguish the charcoal. Instead, cut off the oxygen supply to the charcoal and let it cool.
  • Charcoal that is not completely burned can be reused again, provided that it is stored properly.
Storage Instructions
  • Store in a cool, dry place. Avoid direct sunlight.
  • Once opened, seal the charcoal tightly in a container or heavy-duty bag. We recommend inserting a desiccant pack to reduce moisture.
Proposition 65 Warning for California Consumers WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including soot, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and carbon monoxide, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to

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