The first. The best. The original. In 1920, Kingsford sparked a backyard revolution by transforming scrap wood from the Ford Model T into the first Charcoal Briquets. Today, America's favorite charcoal still brings people together for delicious wood-fired BBQ. An American Original: at Kingsford, we take pride in giving you the best BBQ flavor by using quality ingredients, including real American wood. We proudly craft our briquets in plants across the USA with generations of expertise. Bringing you the best in authentic BBQ flavor since 1920.